Smiling Mind Team

Smiling Mind Team

Teachers, Students, Anxiety, COVID19

Returning to the ‘new normal’ - keeping kids calm in the classroom

Posted by Smiling Mind Team on October 29, 2020
The past year has been one of the most unusual and unprecedented in our lives. F...
Teachers, Students, Anxiety, COVID19 2 minute read

Informal mindfulness

The science behind gratitude

Posted by Smiling Mind Team on June 3, 2020
Can acknowledging what we're thankful for in the midst of a pandemic make us hap...
Informal mindfulness 3 minute read

Navigating COVID-19 news with your family

Posted by Smiling Mind Team on April 3, 2020
With images of cities in lockdown, exhausted healthcare workers, packed hospital...
3 minute read

Teachers, Schools

3 surprising effects mindfulness has on teachers

Posted by Smiling Mind Team on March 21, 2019
Mindfulness is a skill for life. Mindfulness can calm the mind, focus our attent...
Teachers, Schools 4 minute read

Children, Teachers, Schools

6 tips on how to implement mindfulness in schools

Posted by Smiling Mind Team on March 19, 2019
There is an overwhelming amount of evidence to support the benefits of mindfulne...
Children, Teachers, Schools 4 minute read

Latest

NAIDOC Week Feature: NPY Women's Council

In celebration of NAIDOC Week we are featuring Ngaanyatjarra Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (NPY) Women's Council, an or...

Meditation, Mindfulness 4 minute read

5 minutes with Principal, Tip Kennedy.

Meet Tip Kennedy. Tip is a principal at Richmond West, an inner Melbourne primary school that recently received its very...

Teachers, Schools 3 minute read

Which Smiling Mind Space is right for your school?

We are all influenced by our surroundings and as we explored in our previous post, the various ‘spaces’ in our lives are...

Teachers, Schools 4 minute read

Getting ahead of the curve in our mental health crisis

For Victorians like me experiencing yet another mass lockdown, the prospect of the COVID19 pandemic being behind us feel...

Mental Health, Meditation, Self care, Anxiety, Mindfulness, COVID19 2 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

Creating a thriving culture

The zeitgeist of 2020 and beyond has been the importance of looking after our people’s wellbeing. Creating an environmen...

Workplace, Tips & Tricks, Mental Health 3 minute read

Better sleep plays a major role in workplace success

Sleep, along with diet and exercise, is one of our major health pillars. However, despite its importance, sleep tends to...

Workplace, Tips & Tricks 3 minute read

5 minutes with small business owner, Tom Bosna

Meet Tom, Tom is a trained Physiotherapist and owns a small business, Pinnacle Health Group. Tom was kind enough to give...

Workplace, Business 5 minute read

At school

5 minutes with Principal, Tip Kennedy.

Meet Tip Kennedy. Tip is a principal at Richmond West, an inner Melbourne primary school that recently received its very...

Teachers, Schools 3 minute read

Which Smiling Mind Space is right for your school?

We are all influenced by our surroundings and as we explored in our previous post, the various ‘spaces’ in our lives are...

Teachers, Schools 4 minute read

How a mindful space can support your students

Since 2012, Smiling Mind has supported healthy minds thrive in Australian schools by providing tools that develop life-l...

Teachers, Schools 3 minute read

News

Royal Commission into Victoria's Mental Health System is a game changer for mental health prevention

Smiling Mind has supported findings released today from the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System, speci...

Media release 1 minute read

New mental health program to support 600 schools across regional and rural Australia

As students settle into classrooms for the new school year, leading mental health not-for-profit Smiling Mind has opened...

Media release 2 minute read

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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NAIDOC Week with Jack Charles