A critical moment to invest in the mental health and wellbeing of our future generations

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Children, Family, Teachers, Students, Schools, Mental Health

A critical moment to invest in the mental health and wellbeing of our future generations

Posted by Dr Addie Wootten, CEO of Smiling Mind on June 23, 2022
 Australia’s mental health crisis is now in plain sight. The impacts of the pand...

Children, Family, Informal mindfulness

Wrapping the year that's been with your child

Posted by Smiling Mind on December 15, 2021
Practising gratitude with your children is an excellent way to bring their focus...

Family, Parents, Informal mindfulness

Self-care tips for parents, from The Wholesome Doctor

Posted by Dr. Preeya Alexander on December 3, 2021
Self Care is all about checking in with yourself regularly and asking yourself "...

Family, Parents, Self care, Informal mindfulness

Navigating emotions with your child

Posted by Smiling Mind on December 1, 2021
By encouraging your child to acknowledge and recognise how they feel in the pres...

Family, Parents, Self care, Informal mindfulness

3 steps to support your child through worries

Posted by Smiling Mind on November 29, 2021
Children excel when they have caring, trustworthy, and supportive relationships ...

Children, Family, Parents, Informal mindfulness

5 top tips to support your child's mental health

Posted by Dr. Preeya Alexander on November 17, 2021
The Smiling Mind State of Mind report found that 41% of parents reported the pan...

Family, Students, Schools, Mental Health, Meditation, Informal mindfulness

5 Steps To A Better Night’s Sleep

Posted by Smiling Mind on October 28, 2021
It’s no secret getting a good night’s sleep works wonders for your mental and ph...

Family, Students, Schools, Informal mindfulness

3 Ways to Support Your Kids As They Return To The Classroom

Posted by Smiling Mind on October 27, 2021
After months of lockdown and homeschooling for the country’s two most populated ...

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

Latest

A critical moment to invest in the mental health and wellbeing of our future generations

 Australia’s mental health crisis is now in plain sight. The impacts of the pandemic compounded by multiple climate disa...

Children, Family, Teachers, Students, Schools, Mental Health 4 minute read

Using stress to nurture resilience skills

While it isn’t possible to avoid all stressful situations, it is possible to support children to cope more positively wi...

Children, Parents, Mental Health, Self care, Informal mindfulness 3 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

Smiling Mind calls for investment in preventative Mental Health programs for children and families

Smiling Mind today welcomed the Federal Government’s budget and its recognition of the challenges that mental illness po...

Mental Health, Media release 3 minute read
Quote of the week
“You are the sky. Everything else is just the weather.”
Pema Chödrön

At home

A critical moment to invest in the mental health and wellbeing of our future generations

 Australia’s mental health crisis is now in plain sight. The impacts of the pandemic compounded by multiple climate disa...

Children, Family, Teachers, Students, Schools, Mental Health 4 minute read

Using stress to nurture resilience skills

While it isn’t possible to avoid all stressful situations, it is possible to support children to cope more positively wi...

Children, Parents, Mental Health, Self care, Informal mindfulness 3 minute read

Navigating news coverage with your family in 2022

With images of long testing queues, exhausted healthcare workers, packed hospitals and rapidly increasing infection char...

Children, Parents, Mental Health, Self care, Informal mindfulness, COVID19 3 minute read

At Work

Overcoming the Mental Burden of Customer Service Work

In customer service, the number one rule that gets drilled into you from day one  is, ‘the customer is always right.’ Po...

Workplace, Tips & Tricks, Informal mindfulness 4 minute read

4 Steps To Achieving Your Work Goals in 2022

Many of us have returned from a break over the holiday period feeling refreshed and ready to face whatever the year thro...

Workplace 3 minute read

How to Master Your Workday in 2022

Learn how to maximise your time off, to master your workday.  After two years of working from home, the office, or both,...

Workplace, Tips & Tricks, Self care 3 minute read

At school

A critical moment to invest in the mental health and wellbeing of our future generations

 Australia’s mental health crisis is now in plain sight. The impacts of the pandemic compounded by multiple climate disa...

Children, Family, Teachers, Students, Schools, Mental Health 4 minute read

What is Social and Emotional Learning?

This article sets out the importance of Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) in the Australian Curriculum and an overview...

Teachers, Schools 2 minute read

Spotlight On: St Joseph's Primary School

School Principal and Smiling Mind Spaces recipient, Michelle Moore tells us how she is preparing for the school year ahe...

Teachers, Schools, Self care 3 minute read

News

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

Smiling Mind calls for investment in preventative Mental Health programs for children and families

Smiling Mind today welcomed the Federal Government’s budget and its recognition of the challenges that mental illness po...

Mental Health, Media release 3 minute read

Reflecting on 10 years of Smiling Mind

2022 marks the 10th anniversary of Smiling Mind.  We have experienced such significant social, technological and politic...

Mental Health, Media release 4 minute read
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