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2.00 / 5.00

Overall Score: 6/15

Consumer Ratings: 2/2
Proposed Goal: 2/2
Evidence Based Content: 1/1
Software Updates: 1/2
Clinical Input in Development: 0/1
Research on Development Process: 0/1
Efficacy of Other Products: 0/1
Research Independence and Review: 0/2
Research Base: 0/3

Rating Date: August 2020

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User Experince

User Experience

3.70 / 5.00

Engagement: 3.20 Functionality: 4.00 Aesthetics: 4.00 Information: 3.70 Subjective quality score: 3.30 Perceived impact score: 3.50 Rating date: August 2015 Rated by: Mani, M., Kavanagh, D. J., Hides, L., & Stoyanov, S. R. (2015). Review and Evaluation of Mindfulness-Based iPhone Apps. JMIR mHealth and uHealth, 3(3), e82.

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Mindfulness Daily is an app designed to help users practice mindfulness in their daily routine. The home screen has three main sections: Pause, Practice, and Lifelong. ‘Pause’ provides an opportunity to do a quick 15-second breathing exercise. ‘Practice’ provides a variety of guided and non-guided meditation practices ranging from 30-seconds to 30-minutes. The ‘Lifelong’ section provides an overview of mindfulness practices and check-ins completed by the user each day. ‘Check-ins’ are for users to record their current mood, mindfulness level, and stress in the body. Additional features include customized reminders for the user to complete mindfulness practices, check-ins, or performance nudges.

Technical Details

Available for: Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Developer: INWARD, INC
Type of Treatment: Mindfulness
Targeted Conditions: Stress and Anxiety, Sleep, Chronic Pain
Target Audience: Adults
Designed to be used in conjunction with a professional? No
Languages Available: English
Cost: Free with in-app purchases
Get it on: Apple App Store

Research on this App

Mindfulness-based therapy has evidence as an intervention for a variety of mental health problems. A meta-analysis considering 209 studies found that Mindfulness-based therapy reduced severity of anxiety, stress and depressive symptoms amongst adults (Khoury et al., 2013). This smartphone application has not been investigated in an RCT, however a meta-analysis reviewed 15 RCTs of adults receiving workbook and audio CD or web-based self-help mindfulness or acceptance-based intervention, with no or reduced therapist support (Cavanagh et al., 2014). They found that mindfulness-or acceptance-based self-help interventions resulted in fewer anxiety and depressive symptoms as compared to the control groups.

  • Khoury B., Lecomte, T., Fortin, G., Masse, M., Therien, P., Bouchard, V., Chapleau, M.A., Paquin, K., Hofmann, S.G. (2013). Mindfulness-based therapy: a comprehensive meta-analysis. Clinical Psychology Review; 33(6): 763-771.
  • Cavanagh, K., Strauss, C., Forder, L., Jones, F. (2014). Can mindfulness and acceptance be learnt by self-help? A systematic review and meta-analysis of mindfulness and acceptance-based self-help interventions. Clinical Psychology Review, 34(2): 118-129.

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