*Australia's leading FREE meditation app
*Used by over 5M people
*Programs for all ages
*10min/day is all you need to start seeing the benefits
START YOUR MINDFULNESS JOURNEY TODAY!
Smiling Mind is a FREE mindfulness meditation app developed by psychologists and educators to help bring balance to your life.
Just as we eat well and stay fit to keep our body healthy, mindfulness meditation is about mental health and looking after the mind.
Our programs are designed to assist people in dealing with the pressure, stress, and challenges of daily life.
We offer programs for:
- Kids & Youth (3-18 Year Olds)
- At Work
- Some Indigenous Languages
- & Much More
Put a smile on your mind today!
In this update we are excited to announce a whole new category for health workers.
Ratings and ReviewsSee All
Fantastic app but not therapy
I love, love, love this app. One thing though is that the music doesn’t shut off automatically after a meditation, which is a little annoying for the sleep ones. However, the programs are great, a wonderful mix of options, and the narrator is lovely and just the right amount of guidance for my and my kiddos (9 and 11). The only changes that’d be awesome are if it integrated with health, and the dashboard showed the actual length of each day.
All that being said, meditation and mindfulness aren’t panaceas. They’re great for you and they help a lot to reduce day-to-day anxiety and manage stress, but expecting a mediation app to stop panic attacks with no other interventions is kinda like expecting jogging to fix a broken wrist. It’s not that jogging isn’t good for you or that you’re doing something wrong when you keep jogging and your wrist keeps hurting. It’s that it’s probably not the intervention you need to fix your wrist. And if your wrist is broken, or you’re suffering from panic attacks and really debilitating anxiety, you deserve the care that can help those things truly heal. Check out DBT, CBT, or the Work of Byron Katie—all interventions that can help greatly with anxiety and racing minds and integrate really well with mediation.
Developer Response ,
Thanks so much for this wonderful review! We are looking into the music tuning off after a meditation in a future update. We are glad to hear it your kids love it as well!
You are absolutely right about mindfulness! We define mindfulness as paying attention to the present moment with openness, curiosity and without judgement. While we know there are many benefits psychological and physiological benefits (including reducing worries, anxiety and distress) we do not believe it to be fix all panacea. You can read here all about how we define mindfulness and it's benefits: https://www.smilingmind.com.au/mindfulness or visit this page to learn about all of the research we are doing into mindfulness and meditation practices https://www.smilingmind.com.au/research. Thanks again for your thoughtful review!
Best mindfulness/meditation app out there and it’s free!
We seriously love this app. My kids love it, my husband, myself... I have recommended this app to a pediatric occupational therapy group (and they downloaded and use it), to my friends, to my family, my coworkers, my kids teachers...
I mean, they teach you meditation and mindfulness, give you coaching, guide you through an array of different meditation, give you exercise, tools... they have them for different age groups, school grade, activities, different emotions... AND IT’S FREE?! My only wish is that my app would download from onto my phone or iPad so I can listen to my favorite guided meditation if I can’t use WiFi or cellular (airplane or out of network type of situations). They offer that service as well but for some reason it’s not working on my phone or iPad (but I rarely am out of network or on an airplane so it hardly makes a difference for me).
Awesome app. Love it. Keep up the good work. Keep on spreading the happiness!
truly amazing :)
Wow, first off - this app is 100% free! No “free trials” then having to pay a ridiculous amount of money or only being able to use some tracks. Secondly, since having traumatic brain injury, depression, and anxiety I have always heard people (medical professionals too) say “try meditation” and I just never was into it. It always bored me .. and I was a bit scared. But, with this app being absolutely no cost whatsoever, I finally get to practice and practice and go as slowly as I want and it has paid off! Even though I am new to this app, it has already done wonders for me! I have stopped taking melatonin at night to help me sleep because I always do a meditation from this app before I go to bed!
Wow, I really just cannot say enough about this app!
Developer Response ,
Thank you so much for taking the time write this wonderful review!! :)
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.