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

Family

Tips & Tricks, Family

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

Posted by Smiling Mind on December 9, 2020
With Christmas now just around the corner, even though it may look a little diff...
Tips & Tricks, Family 3 minute read

Family

5 ways to make the holiday season feel special even though we're apart

Posted by Smiling Mind on November 30, 2020
Much like the rest of 2020, the Christmas period is likely to be an unusual one....
Family 2 minute read

Children, Family

5 simple ways to get your kids into mindfulness

Posted by Smiling Mind on November 9, 2020
Mindfulness has many benefits for your mental health, which is equally as import...
Children, Family 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

Family, Mindfulness

Why we need presence more than presents this Christmas season

Posted by Catherine Morey-Nase on December 16, 2019
With Christmas now just around the corner you’ve likely begun seeing the familia...
Family, Mindfulness 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

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

Children, Family, Parents

8 tips for parents to teach mindfulness to your children

Posted by Maggie Dent on July 20, 2017
In this article our ambassador Maggie Dent shares her guidelines and 8 best tips...
Children, Family, Parents 4 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

Latest

5 Ways to Support Your Team's Mental Health This October

It comes as no surprise that the combination of public health and economic crises that has occurred over the past year h...

Workplace, Mental Health, Self care, COVID19 3 minute read

Findings from our annual State of Mind report

With the COVID-19 pandemic stretching into its second year, supporting the mental health of Australians has never been m...

Children, Mental Health, COVID19 2 minute read

How to stay motivated when working from home

The once-in-a-lifetime pandemic we are currently experiencing has completely changed the way we live and work. Working f...

Workplace, Mental Health, Self care, COVID19 3 minute read

5 minutes with illustrator, Ben Sanders

Ben spends his days drawing and writing in his little studio in Ballarat, Victoria. Some days he illustrates for interna...

Self care, Informal mindfulness 3 minute read
Quote of the week
“You are the sky. Everything else is just the weather.”
Pema Chödrön

At home

Findings from our annual State of Mind report

With the COVID-19 pandemic stretching into its second year, supporting the mental health of Australians has never been m...

Children, Mental Health, COVID19 2 minute read

Responding to the “hidden” youth mental health crisis

Throughout the 18 long months of the COVID pandemic, a parallel mental health crisis has been growing in the shadows. No...

Children, Students, Mental Health 2 minute read

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

At Work

5 Ways to Support Your Team's Mental Health This October

It comes as no surprise that the combination of public health and economic crises that has occurred over the past year h...

Workplace, Mental Health, Self care, COVID19 3 minute read

How to stay motivated when working from home

The once-in-a-lifetime pandemic we are currently experiencing has completely changed the way we live and work. Working f...

Workplace, Mental Health, Self care, COVID19 3 minute read

R U OK? - Getting the most out of checking in

So you asked “R U OK?”, and they said, “I’m fine”. What now?

Workplace, Mental Health, Mindfulness 3 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

Partnership Announcement - Kmart

We are excited today to announce a new partnership between Smiling Mind and Kmart. Built on a shared vision of a happier...

Mental Health, Media release 1 minute read

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
Recent initiatives
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