December Featured Service: Smiling Mind

December Featured Service: Smiling Mind

For the last month of 2023, our featured service is Smiling Mind, a website and app teaching mindfulness meditation to young people and adults. Smiling Mind was developed with the aim of providing accessible, life-long tools to support healthy minds, but especially youth mental health.

About Smiling Mind

Smiling Mind is a unique web and app-based program developed by a team of psychologists with expertise in youth and adolescent therapy, mindfulness meditation, and web-based wellness programs. Smiling Mind is a free tool that will assist in improving the lives of young Australians, and is available online or as a smartphone app. The service has since expanded to support the wellbeing of adults as well.

Smiling Mind’s mission is to provide accessible, lifelong tools based in mindfulness meditation. Creating happier, healthier, and more compassionate young people.

What services do Smiling Mind offer?

Smiling Mind offers a wide range of programs and workshops to suit your needs and requirements including a mobile app, school programs, workplace programs, children’s books and more.

Free Mindfulness Mobile App:

Developed by psychologists and educators to help practice meditation and mindfulness. The app features a range of modules to improve mental health segmented in key areas including stress, sleep, attention, concentration, wellbeing, relationships, performance, sport and mindful eating.

The app has particular programs for each age group. A new program on offer is the Thrive Inside adult mindfulness module to help foster good mental habits throughout the Coronavirus crisis.

Learn more about the app here.

Workplace Mindfulness Programs:

These workplace programs by Smiling Mind aim to promote employee wellbeing. Modules include:

  • Mindfulness and meditation training
  • Workplace app content
  • Tools to support workplace culture
  • Analytics and reporting

Learn more about the workplace mindfulness programs here.

Meditation Resources:

Smiling Mind also have resources to help those beginning meditation. From helpful blog articles to downloadable guides.

Learn more about the meditation resources here.

Smiling Mind also offers in-person education packages for school mindfulness and in-person workshops for businesses.

What are the benefits of using Smiling Mind services?

While the benefits of Smiling Mind’s services will vary on the medium and programs users choose to use, the primary benefits of practicing mindfulness and meditation include:

  • Increased productivity and attention.
  • Anxiety reduction and stress management skills.
  • Focused thinking.
  • Heightened performance.
  • Increased resilience.

Who is Smiling Mind for?

Smiling Mind targets all ages, with specific individual programs for:

  • Age 7-11
  • Age 12-15
  • Age 16-22
  • Adult
  • Classroom and schools
  • Workplaces
  • Families

In addition to this, Smiling Mind now offers School programs for primary and secondary students in both urban and rural areas. They also offer education corporate programs for employee wellbeing, with a specific offering for small businesses.

Is there a cost to use Smiling Mind?

There is no cost to use the website or to download the app.

The in-person schools and workplace programs are paid educational sessions. To find out pricing contact Smiling Mind here.

How to access Smiling Mind

Access the Smiling Mind website at

The Smiling Mind app can be downloaded from the Apple App Store or Google Play.

To register online users must provide their name, date of birth, and gender.

Smiling Mind Research and Evaluation

Smiling Mind is based on research done on Mindfulness Meditation, with information on the science behind Smiling Mind available at their blog.