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

Mindfulness

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 ...

Meditation, Mindfulness

NAIDOC Week Feature: NPY Women's Council

Posted by NPY Women's Council on July 7, 2021
In celebration of NAIDOC Week we are featuring Ngaanyatjarra Pitjantjatjara Yank...
Meditation, Mindfulness 3 minute read

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...

Mindfulness

Mindfulness, Traumatic Stress & Best Practice Guidelines

Posted by Catherine Morey-Nase on March 23, 2021
In the words of David Treleaven, an educator and psychotherapist whose work focu...
Mindfulness 4 minute read

Workplace, Business, Mindfulness

How to incorporate mindfulness into your work day

Posted by Catherine Morey-Nase on January 14, 2021
As we enter the blank slate of 2021 the question to ask ourselves is: how do we ...
Workplace, Business, Mindfulness 3 minute read

Mindfulness, COVID19

Cultivating compassion during the COVID crisis

Posted by Brad Sanderson on April 17, 2020
What is compassion? The caring nurse, a parent cuddling an upset child, the teen...
Mindfulness, COVID19 2 minute read

Mindfulness

Checking in on your wellbeing…

Posted by Nick Cust on April 8, 2020
Our recently launched Wellbeing Check In shows you how your mindfulness practice...
Mindfulness 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
Recent initiatives
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NAIDOC Week with Jack Charles