January 14, 2020

Dealing with the bushfire crisis at home

With images of distraught families fleeing bushfires, blackened homes, dead animals and smoke-filled skies, it's hard not to be affected by

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December 16, 2019

Why we need presence more than presents this Christmas season

With Christmas now just around the corner you’ve likely begun seeing the familiar sight of festive decorations and hearing the sound of Christmas

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December 9, 2019

State of Mind Survey says we need to take more action on mental health

We recently launched our inaugural annual State of Mind survey with our research partner, the University of Newcastle, supported by nib foundation. 

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November 28, 2019

A great vision – true philanthropy

Many people may not know that Smiling Mind is a not-for-profit organisation, An organisation with an aspirational vision to help every mind thrive.

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November 7, 2019

Understanding the Fight or Flight Response

  When we get stressed or upset our body tenses up as a result of the fight or flight response being triggered. The fight or flight response, also

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October 24, 2019

What is mindful colouring and how can it benefit your mental health?

Formal mindfulness practice has incredible benefits, allowing you to slow down and create some quiet space to check in with your mental health.

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October 24, 2019

Take your brain to the gym with mindfulness: neuroplasticity and meditation

Most of us are aware of a lot of the amazing benefits of mindfulness meditation, particularly its positive impact on stress and anxiety. But recent

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October 21, 2019

Mental health vs mental illness. Our CEO discusses mental health language

Dr Addie Wootten, our CEO here at Smiling Mind discusses the correct language and terminology when it comes to describing mental health. Mental

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October 11, 2019

6 self-care tips to take care of your mental health

Is self-care something you prioritise? Or is it something you view as indulgent or feel you don’t have time for? It can be a difficult lesson for

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October 7, 2019

Getting started with the Smiling Mind App

What can I do with the Smiling Mind App? Put simply, we are here to help you meditate. Meditation is a way of practising mindfulness and a steady

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