Mindfulness Bell

Mindfulness Bell


The Mindfulness Bell rings periodically during the day, to give you the opportunity to hold on for a moment and consider what you are currently doing, and in what state of mind you are while you are doing it. According to the Zen Buddhist teacher Thich Nhat Hanh, this is an effective means of developing mindfulness.

If you wonder where the "menu button" is: it is the three little dots in the corner of the screen, next to the "back", "home" and "switch apps" button.

Recent changes:
Thanks to Uwe Damken, we now have a new release of this open source project. Want to help? Check out http://mindbell.googlecode.com !

1. We hope this release fixes the Mindfulness Bell for Galaxy S5 users -- the menu should now appear in the title bar.

2. New configuration feature: you can now mute the bell when the phone is in flight mode.

We now use the permission READ_PHONE_STATE so that we can show a grey notification when the phone is in flight mode.
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About Mindfulness Bell
The Mindfulness Bell rings periodically during the day, to give you the opportunity to hold on for a moment and consider what you are currently doing, and in what state of mind you are while you are doing it. According to the Zen Buddhist teacher Thich Nhat Hanh, this is an effective means of developing mindfulness.

If you wonder where the "menu button" is: it is the three little dots in the corner of the screen, next to the "back", "home" and "switch apps" button.

Recent changes:
Thanks to Uwe Damken, we now have a new release of this open source project. Want to help? Check out http://mindbell.googlecode.com !

1. We hope this release fixes the Mindfulness Bell for Galaxy S5 users -- the menu should now appear in the title bar.

2. New configuration feature: you can now mute the bell when the phone is in flight mode.

We now use the permission READ_PHONE_STATE so that we can show a grey notification when the phone is in flight mode.

User reviews of Mindfulness Bell
I have been using Mindfulness Bell for a couple of years now, and it is an important part of my day. The app works perfectly on my Samsung, and the bell sound is beautiful. Just a note - I see a review that says it is not in sync with the clock. This is a deliberate, and very important feature of the app. It's not an hourly chime. It varies slightly from the period you set it at, and that variation is what allows you to notice the chime.
Sep 13, 2013
used daily. hourly. decent, simple application.
Feb 7, 2012
Bellissima applicazione. Non dico che ti cambia la vita, ma quasi!
Sep 8, 2011
I like it but it is not in sync with the clock... HTC DESIRE HD
Sep 8, 2011
Android Market Comments
A Google User
Jan 17, 2015
Love it! Helps a lot as a reminder through out the day to be mindful and aware.
A Google User
Jan 17, 2015
Dh. Bodhana Love this app...especially like the randomness of the bell...
A Google User
Jan 15, 2015
Wonderful Yesterday I started it on 15 mins. I found it so beneficial I increased it to 5 mins for today. Let's see... :)
A Google User
Jan 12, 2015
Mindfulness App Uninstalled on S3 since the menu was missing. Disappointing. :-(
A Google User
Jan 9, 2015
Perfect We use it to help train our minds. Makes us aware of our thinking throughout the day.