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

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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

Anxiety, COVID19

Finding a place inside that feels calm and safe

Posted by Catherine Morey-Nase on March 23, 2020
Feeling fearful and anxious at a time such as this is normal and appropriate. Gi...
Anxiety, COVID19 3 minute read

Children, Family, Parents, Anxiety

How mindfulness can help during Coronavirus

Posted by Catherine Morey-Nase on March 19, 2020
We are living through an unprecedented and uncertain time, requiring each of us ...
Children, Family, Parents, Anxiety 5 minute read

Children, Family, Parents, Anxiety

Dealing with the bushfire crisis at home

Posted by Catherine Morey-Nase on January 14, 2020
With images of distraught families fleeing bushfires, blackened homes, dead anim...
Children, Family, Parents, Anxiety 2 minute read

Children, Family, Parents, Anxiety

The importance of mindfulness for children

Posted by Jo Stanley on March 13, 2019
There is more science backed evidence for the benefits of mindfulness in easing ...
Children, Family, Parents, Anxiety 3 minute read

Family, Parents, Mental Health, Anxiety

Parental anxiety - a mother's story

Posted by Smiling Mind on May 12, 2017
Here, Jo, a parent and now an avid Mind the Bump app user, tells her story of fa...
Family, Parents, Mental Health, Anxiety 3 minute read

Children, Family, Parents, Meditation, Anxiety

How mindfulness meditations changed my kids lives

Posted by Smiling Mind on April 18, 2017
Merran Storrie shares her experience as a parent at her wits end looking to find...

Students, Mental Health, Meditation, Anxiety

Student's story of using meditation for anxiety

Posted by Smiling Mind on February 27, 2017
Our students mental health is more important than ever. 1 in 4 secondary aged ch...

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