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Teachers, Schools

Introducing the Mindfulness Curriculum

Posted by Smiling Mind on May 3, 2018
Today we’re excited to tell everyone about a new initiative we have been working...
Teachers, Schools 3 minute read

Mental Health, Meditation

How nib is helping Smiling Mind prioritise our mental health

Posted by Smiling Mind on February 1, 2018
Mental Health Research Partnership Secured Smiling Mind have secured a three-yea...
Mental Health, Meditation 2 minute read

Thank you from our Smiling Mind CEO

Posted by Smiling Mind on December 21, 2017
Another year helping minds smile. Smiling Mind CEO, Dr Addie Wootten reflects on...
2 minute read

Workplace, Tips & Tricks, Business

3 ways being mindful at work makes me a better leader

Posted by Smiling Mind on November 6, 2017
Meet Andy. He introduced Smiling Mind into his business to help his staff be suc...
Workplace, Tips & Tricks, Business 3 minute read

Parents, Teachers, Students, Schools

10 mindfulness strategies for students to prevent stress at exam time

Posted by Smiling Mind on November 1, 2017
Exam time can be an extremely difficult time for secondary school students, pare...
Parents, Teachers, Students, Schools 3 minute read

Teachers, Students, Schools, Mindfulness

4 tips for mindfulness based approaches in schools

Posted by Smiling Mind on September 8, 2017
Implementing mindfulness based approaches in schools takes time, here's 4 top ti...

Children, Family, Parents

How to begin mindful parenting

Posted by Smiling Mind on September 1, 2017
Becoming a ‘Mindful parent’ didn’t happen overnight. Here Todd King, a Smiling M...
Children, Family, Parents 4 minute read

Workplace, Mental Health, Meditation

Must-have self guided meditation for Tradies

Posted by Smiling Mind on August 28, 2017
In this article Pip Seldon, founder of The Healthy Tradie Project describes an e...

Love is Love: Smiling Mind supports marriage equality

Posted by Smiling Mind on August 24, 2017
We the Smiling Mind Executives, Board & Team are for equality. Love is love and ...
2 minute read

Workplace, Business

4 tips for mindfulness in the workplace from Vinomofo

Posted by Smiling Mind on August 23, 2017
Walking through the doors of Vinomofo’s inner city Melbourne office, there's an ...
Workplace, Business 3 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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