Smiling Mind app

An app for children, adolescents and adults who want to practice mindfulness and meditation.

Smiling Mind

By Smiling Mind

  • Guided meditation and mindfulness
  • Meditation reminders

 

Clinical review

 

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Available from

App website              iTunes           Google Play Store

Cost

Free

What does the app do?

This app has a selection of mindfulness and meditation programs for use in different circumstances (sport, workplace etc) and for different age groups. Each programme has a number of modules or sessions designed to be worked through over a period of time. Each session has a podcast that gives the user details of the lesson, activity or meditation to undertake. 

Pros

Cons  

 ✔  Includes programmes for different age groups

 ✔  Programs can be added to favourites list (or removed)

 ✔  Users can set up meditation reminders 

✘  Dashboard is not user-friendly 

✘  Australian male voice in audio tracks - no option to select other voice options

✘  Support contacts provided are Australian organisations

✘  Workplace programme requires paid subscription for access  

Privacy and security

Users log on via their email address. No personal information appears to be collected through the app. View the app privacy policy.


Review details

Date of review: November 2017
Platform reviewed: Android
App version: 3.2.2
Download size: 26.92 MB


Learn More

Mani M, Kavanagh DJ, Hides L, Stoyanov SR. Review and Evaluation of Mindfulness-Based iPhone Apps. JMIR Mhealth Uhealth. 2015 Aug 19;3(3):e82.
Coulon SM, Monroe CM, West DS. A Systematic, Multi-domain Review of Mobile Smartphone Apps for Evidence-Based Stress Management. Am J Prev Med. 2016 Jul;51(1):95-105.