Dr Addie Wootten

Dr Addie Wootten

Workplace, COVID19

Staying mentally healthy when you're working from home

Posted by Dr Addie Wootten on March 27, 2020
Working from home for an extended period of time will be new to many of us. We'v...
Workplace, COVID19 1 minute read

A great vision – true philanthropy

Posted by Dr Addie Wootten on November 28, 2019
Many people may not know that Smiling Mind is a not-for-profit organisation, An ...
2 minute read

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

Posted by Dr Addie Wootten on October 21, 2019
Dr Addie Wootten, our CEO here at Smiling Mind discusses the correct language an...
3 minute read

Mental Health

10 ways to care for your mind this World Mental Health day

Posted by Dr Addie Wootten on October 10, 2017
Dr Addie Wootten, our CEO here at Smiling Mind discusses the importance of World...
Mental Health 4 minute read

Latest

How to incorporate mindfulness into your work day

As we enter the blank slate of 2021 the question to ask ourselves is: how do we find space in our workday for mindfulnes...

Workplace, Business, Mindfulness 3 minute read

The importance of mental wellbeing in the workplace

What is your workplace wellness strategy for 2021?  If 2020 has shown us anything it’s that a sharper focus on mental he...

Workplace 2 minute read

Swap presents for presence this festive season - tips to keep you in the moment!

With Christmas now just around the corner, even though it may look a little different this year, you’ve likely begun see...

Tips & Tricks, Family 3 minute read

5 minutes with Associate Professor Craig Hassed

Associate Professor Craig Hassed OAM has been working within the Faculty of Medicine at Monash University since 1989, he...

Workplace, COVID19 5 minute read
Quote of the week
“You are the sky. Everything else is just the weather.”
Pema Chödrön

At home

5 simple ways to get your kids into mindfulness

Mindfulness has many benefits for your mental health, which is equally as important as your physical health. 

Children, Family 4 minute read

How mindfulness can help during Coronavirus

We are living through an unprecedented and uncertain time, requiring each of us to navigate our way, as best we can, thr...

Children, Family, Parents, Anxiety 6 minute read

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 no...

Children, Family, Parents, Anxiety 2 minute read

At Work

How to incorporate mindfulness into your work day

As we enter the blank slate of 2021 the question to ask ourselves is: how do we find space in our workday for mindfulnes...

Workplace, Business, Mindfulness 3 minute read

The importance of mental wellbeing in the workplace

What is your workplace wellness strategy for 2021?  If 2020 has shown us anything it’s that a sharper focus on mental he...

Workplace 2 minute read

5 minutes with Associate Professor Craig Hassed

Associate Professor Craig Hassed OAM has been working within the Faculty of Medicine at Monash University since 1989, he...

Workplace, COVID19 5 minute read

At school

5 minutes with teacher, Lucy Barrat

Meet Lucy, Lucy is a teacher at Methodist Ladies College in Mallacoota and spoke to us about how she uses mindfulness in...

Teachers, Students, Schools 5 minute read

Why mindfulness is a journey, not a destination

Mindfulness can be a rewarding journey for both teachers and students. But like most journeys, the benefits are greater ...

Teachers, Schools 3 minute read

What is the Mindfulness Curriculum and how do I teach it?

It can be tough as a teacher in the primary years to know how to teach everything in an effective and purposeful way - n...

Teachers, Schools 3 minute read

News

Productivity Commission call for mental health prevention focus

Leading mental health not-for-profit Smiling Mind has welcomed the release of the Productivity Commission Report into Me...

Media release 1 minute read
Recent initiatives
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