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

Mindfulness is key to reducing stress in teachers

Data collected prior to the COVID-19 pandemic revealed 58% of  Australian teachers expressed high levels of stress and b...

Teachers, Schools 2 minute read

Mindfulness for small business - Part 2

In our previous blog we explored the benefits and challenges of running a small business - which has inspired the creati...

Business 3 minute read

Mindfulness for small business owners

There is much to love about running your own business. It often means greater autonomy when it comes to making decisions...

Business 4 minute read

Meet our new look app!

This week we launch a completely updated platform for the mobile apps of Smiling Mind. Here's what our Product Team had ...

Meditation 3 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

Better sleep plays a major role in workplace success

Sleep, along with diet and exercise, is one of our major health pillars. However, despite its importance, sleep tends to...

Workplace, Tips & Tricks 3 minute read

5 minutes with small business owner, Tom Bosna

Meet Tom, Tom is a trained Physiotherapist and owns a small business, Pinnacle Health Group. Tom was kind enough to give...

Workplace, Business 5 minute read

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

At school

Mindfulness is key to reducing stress in teachers

Data collected prior to the COVID-19 pandemic revealed 58% of  Australian teachers expressed high levels of stress and b...

Teachers, Schools 2 minute read

How Smiling Mind’s Schools Program integrates with Be You

Are you looking for a new Personal Development program to boost your skills in the classroom? Check out Smiling Mind’s S...

Schools 2 minute read

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

News

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

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
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