Check it out: Smiling Mind, free app

Developed by a team of Australian psychologists, this app has the mental health of young people in mind.

It comes with six free mindfulness meditation programmes for children aged from seven up — there’s also a section for adults. 

The soothing Hugh Jackman-type voice-over is an added bonus. 

Mindfulness is now recognised an effective treatment for stress and anxiety and can be easily taught to children.


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