Informal Mindfulness: Your New Healthy Habit

Mindfulness

Mindfulness

Informal Mindfulness: Your New Healthy Habit

Posted by Smiling Mind on July 14, 2023
Mindfulness—the golden buzz word in every conversation about mental health in to...
Mindfulness 5 minute read

Mindfulness

Is mental fitness different from mindfulness?

Posted by Smiling Mind on June 23, 2023
Mental fitness and mindfulness are intrinsically tied. However, they’re not exac...
Mindfulness 5 minute read

Mindfulness

5 Minutes With Artist, Ellen Porteus

Posted by Smiling Mind on March 9, 2023
Our inner worlds are the inspiration for Melbourne-based artist, Ellen Porteus. ...
Mindfulness 2 minute read

Teachers, Students, Mindfulness

Overcoming The Barriers To Implementing SEL

Posted by Smiling Mind’s Education Wellbeing Lead on February 13, 2023
This article sets out the common barriers to SEL implementation in schools, answ...
Teachers, Students, Mindfulness 8 minute read

Workplace, Mindfulness

Creating social change takes many different supporters

Posted by Dr Addie Wootten, CEO of Smiling Mind on December 12, 2022
As I sit down to write my holiday cards this year, I can’t help but think that s...
Workplace, Mindfulness 2 minute read

Business, Mental Health, Self care, Mindfulness, Informal mindfulness

The stories of 3 mindful business owners

Posted by Smiling Mind on November 12, 2021
We sat down with three mindful small business owners to get some tips on how the...

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...

Parents, Mindfulness

Arabic Mindfulness Program

Posted by Smiling Mind on August 19, 2021
Mindfulness is a helpful practice in any language. That's why we collaborated wi...
Parents, Mindfulness 2 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 ...

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Children’s mental health the losers of this year’s budget

The 2025 Federal Budget has failed our children, according to Australia’s leading children’s mental health not-for-profi...

Mental Health, Media release 3 minute read

Don’t forget Our Kids this budget, Prime Minister

Tomorrow’s budget announcement will be an important reflection of what we care about as a nation. There’s an opportunity...

Children, Family, Mental Health, Media release 3 minute read

How to Encourage Friendships in the Classroom: A Guide for Teachers

Forging healthy classroom connections is an integral part of a child’s emotional and social learning in school. These co...

Tips & Tricks, Teachers, Students, Schools 6 minute read

Why a ‘Blended’ Approach to Social and Emotional Learning in Schools Can Create Greater Impact

Schools, and the educators that work within them, are in a unique and influential position. They have the ability to cre...

Children, Schools 14 minute read
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“You are the sky. Everything else is just the weather.”
Pema Chödrön

At home

Don’t forget Our Kids this budget, Prime Minister

Tomorrow’s budget announcement will be an important reflection of what we care about as a nation. There’s an opportunity...

Children, Family, Mental Health, Media release 3 minute read

Why a ‘Blended’ Approach to Social and Emotional Learning in Schools Can Create Greater Impact

Schools, and the educators that work within them, are in a unique and influential position. They have the ability to cre...

Children, Schools 14 minute read

Only 1 in 2 parents feel confident meeting the mental health and wellbeing needs of their child

Child mental health is declining, and only one in two parents feel confident meeting the mental health and wellbeing nee...

Children, Family, Mental Fitness 3 minute read

At Work

Empower Your Mind: How to Develop a Growth Mindset

Active learning, hard work and valuable feedback can change our brains—literally. Our intelligence is malleable and when...

Workplace, Tips & Tricks, Family 5 minute read

Leading the Way to Wellbeing: How Managers Can Counteract Workplace Stressors

Investing in workplace mental wellbeing is quickly becoming the dividing factor between a thriving business, and one tha...

Workplace, Tips & Tricks 8 minute read

The Art and Science of Compliments in the Workplace: A Comprehensive Guide

Improve mental wellbeing and team cohesiveness in the workplace by opening up communication and encouraging positive enf...

Workplace 5 minute read

At school

How to Encourage Friendships in the Classroom: A Guide for Teachers

Forging healthy classroom connections is an integral part of a child’s emotional and social learning in school. These co...

Tips & Tricks, Teachers, Students, Schools 6 minute read

Why a ‘Blended’ Approach to Social and Emotional Learning in Schools Can Create Greater Impact

Schools, and the educators that work within them, are in a unique and influential position. They have the ability to cre...

Children, Schools 14 minute read

How to set your classroom up for success when it comes to SEL to build student (and teacher!) mental fitness

Cassandra Furst is a passionate primary school teacher who creates a positive learning environment that encourages curio...

Teachers, Students, Schools 7 minute read

News

Children’s mental health the losers of this year’s budget

The 2025 Federal Budget has failed our children, according to Australia’s leading children’s mental health not-for-profi...

Mental Health, Media release 3 minute read

Don’t forget Our Kids this budget, Prime Minister

Tomorrow’s budget announcement will be an important reflection of what we care about as a nation. There’s an opportunity...

Children, Family, Mental Health, Media release 3 minute read

3.6 million invested in a revolutionary approach to mental health for Australian children and families

Preventing mental illness before it starts is at the heart of a bold new partnership spearheaded by Smiling Mind and bol...

Mental Health, Media release 4 minute read
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