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Smiling Mind

Children, Schools

Why a ‘Blended’ Approach to Social and Emotional Learning in Schools Can Create Greater Impact

Posted by Smiling Mind on March 20, 2023
Schools, and the educators that work within them, are in a unique and influentia...
Children, Schools 8 minute read

Workplace

Don't Let Burnout Sabotage Your Team: Tips for Managing Employee Burnout

Posted by Smiling Mind on March 16, 2023
Employee burnout is real. And, it’s more common in Australia than you might thin...
Workplace 5 minute read

Mindfulness

5 Minutes With Artist, Ellen Porteus

Posted by Smiling Mind on March 9, 2023
Our inner worlds are the inspiration for Melbourne-based artist, Ellen Porteus. ...
Mindfulness 2 minute read

Workplace, Tips & Tricks

Can’t Stay Focused At Work? 4 Common Reasons Why And How to Overcome Them

Posted by Smiling Mind on February 22, 2023
We’ve all struggled to focus at work at one point or another—we’re only human, a...
Workplace, Tips & Tricks 5 minute read

Children, Family

Resilient Families Program to support children and parents with foundational mental health skills at home

Posted by Smiling Mind on February 20, 2023
Smiling Mind, Australia’s leading children’s mental health not-for-profit and th...
Children, Family 2 minute read

Why Building Resilience in Children Begins at Home

Posted by Smiling Mind on February 6, 2023
Building resilience in kids has never been as important as it is now in our post...
5 minute read

5 Minutes with Artist, Kate Pullen

Posted by Smiling Mind on January 31, 2023
Kate Pullen is an Australian letterer and illustrator who's inspired by the inne...
3 minute read

Self care, Informal mindfulness

5 Minutes With Artist, Nicholas Tsekouras

Posted by Smiling Mind on November 25, 2022
Nicholas Tsekouras is a Melbourne-based artist whose passion for sustainability ...

Schools, Media release

Meet the duo who walked 50km in one day to raise money for kids’ mental health

Posted by Smiling Mind on November 24, 2022
Would you walk 50km in one day? What would make you want to?
Schools, Media release 3 minute read

Business

Supporting Workplace Mental Wellbeing with MYOB

Posted by Smiling Mind on October 28, 2022
Smiling Mind and MYOB created the Small Business Program—a psychologist-designed...
Business 2 minute read

Latest

How to set your classroom up for success when it comes to SEL to build student (and teacher!) mental fitness

Cassandra Furst is a passionate primary school teacher who creates a positive learning environment that encourages curio...

Teachers, Students, Schools 7 minute read

Discovering Your True North: How to Find Your Purpose

“What’s my purpose?”

Tips & Tricks, Self care, Mental Fitness 7 minute read

The Educator's Guide for Managing Student Anxiety in the Classroom

Anxiety can be one of the most impactful struggles students face in classrooms today.

Tips & Tricks, Teachers, Schools, Anxiety 8 minute read

Only 1 in 2 parents feel confident meeting the mental health and wellbeing needs of their child

Child mental health is declining, and only one in two parents feel confident meeting the mental health and wellbeing nee...

Children, Family, Mental Fitness 3 minute read
Quote of the week
“You are the sky. Everything else is just the weather.”
Pema Chödrön

At home

Only 1 in 2 parents feel confident meeting the mental health and wellbeing needs of their child

Child mental health is declining, and only one in two parents feel confident meeting the mental health and wellbeing nee...

Children, Family, Mental Fitness 3 minute read

A GP’s top tips to support kids’ mental wellbeing

Dr. Preeya Alexander is a mum of two and a GP. She’s passionate about doing what she can to help children thrive—both ph...

Tips & Tricks, Children, Family 3 minute read

Dr Preeya Alexander: Why mental Fitness in Childhood is Fundamental to Long-term Wellbeing

Dr. Preeya Alexander is a mum of two and a GP. She’s passionate about doing what she can to help children thrive—both ph...

Children 3 minute read

At Work

Empower Your Mind: How to Develop a Growth Mindset

Active learning, hard work and valuable feedback can change our brains—literally. Our intelligence is malleable and when...

Workplace, Tips & Tricks, Family 5 minute read

Leading the Way to Wellbeing: How Managers Can Counteract Workplace Stressors

Investing in workplace mental wellbeing is quickly becoming the dividing factor between a thriving business, and one tha...

Workplace, Tips & Tricks 8 minute read

The Art and Science of Compliments in the Workplace: A Comprehensive Guide

Improve mental wellbeing and team cohesiveness in the workplace by opening up communication and encouraging positive enf...

Workplace 5 minute read

At school

How to set your classroom up for success when it comes to SEL to build student (and teacher!) mental fitness

Cassandra Furst is a passionate primary school teacher who creates a positive learning environment that encourages curio...

Teachers, Students, Schools 7 minute read

The Educator's Guide for Managing Student Anxiety in the Classroom

Anxiety can be one of the most impactful struggles students face in classrooms today.

Tips & Tricks, Teachers, Schools, Anxiety 8 minute read

Your Students’ Mental Health: How Physical Spaces Can Make A Difference

Australia's education system is taking kids’ mental health more seriously than ever. So, what if we told you that the de...

Teachers, Students, Schools, Mental Health 8 minute read

News

3.6 million invested in a revolutionary approach to mental health for Australian children and families

Preventing mental illness before it starts is at the heart of a bold new partnership spearheaded by Smiling Mind and bol...

Mental Health, Media release 4 minute read

Meet the duo who walked 50km in one day to raise money for kids’ mental health

Would you walk 50km in one day? What would make you want to?

Schools, Media release 5 minute read

Federal Government Announces Further $3.3m In Funding For Smiling Mind’s Schools Program

Federal Government Announces Further $3.3m In Funding For Smiling Mind’s Schools Program Smiling Mind today welcomed the...

Mental Health, Media release 2 minute read
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