Responding to the “hidden” youth mental health crisis

Mental Health

Children, Students, Mental Health

Responding to the “hidden” youth mental health crisis

Posted by Dr Addie Wootten on September 13, 2021
Throughout the 18 long months of the COVID pandemic, a parallel mental health cr...
Children, Students, Mental Health 2 minute read

Workplace, Mental Health, Mindfulness

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

Posted by Smiling Mind on September 8, 2021
So you asked “R U OK?”, and they said, “I’m fine”. What now?

Workplace, Mental Health, Mindfulness

R U OK? - And are you really listening?

Posted by Smiling Mind on August 30, 2021
Attention - it’s one of the hardest mental skills to master, yet one of the grea...

Mental Health, Media release

Partnership Announcement - Kmart

Posted by Smiling Mind Team on August 25, 2021
We are excited today to announce a new partnership between Smiling Mind and Kmar...
Mental Health, Media release 1 minute read

Workplace, Mental Health, Mindfulness

Beating Burnout

Posted by Smiling Mind on July 28, 2021
We’ve all felt it at some point in our working lives. Looking up from your work ...

Mental Health, Meditation, Self care, Anxiety, Mindfulness, COVID19

Getting ahead of the curve in our mental health crisis

Posted by Dr Addie Wootten on June 8, 2021
For Victorians like me experiencing yet another mass lockdown, the prospect of t...

Workplace, Tips & Tricks, Mental Health

Creating a thriving culture

Posted by Smiling Mind on June 1, 2021
The zeitgeist of 2020 and beyond has been the importance of looking after our pe...

Tips & Tricks, Mental Health, Meditation, Self care

Why you should continue your meditation routine in 2021

Posted by Smiling Mind on May 20, 2021
May 21st is World Meditation Day. Whether you are an experienced meditator, or j...

Tips & Tricks, Mental Health, Meditation

Letting Go of All-or-Nothing Thinking...

Posted by Catherine Morey-Nase on May 14, 2020
and other unhelpful thinking patterns that can get in the way of your mindfulnes...

Mental Health

Understanding the Fight or Flight Response

Posted by Catherine Morey-Nase on November 7, 2019
  When we get stressed or upset our body tenses up as a result of the fight or f...
Mental Health 3 minute read

Latest

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

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

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

R U OK? - And are you really listening?

Attention - it’s one of the hardest mental skills to master, yet one of the greatest gifts you can give another person. ...

Workplace, Mental Health, Mindfulness 2 minute read
Quote of the week
“You are the sky. Everything else is just the weather.”
Pema Chödrön

At home

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

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

At Work

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

R U OK? - And are you really listening?

Attention - it’s one of the hardest mental skills to master, yet one of the greatest gifts you can give another person. ...

Workplace, Mental Health, Mindfulness 2 minute read

Beating Burnout

We’ve all felt it at some point in our working lives. Looking up from your work to realise it’s nearly dinner time or ly...

Workplace, Mental Health, Mindfulness 4 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
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