Overcoming The Barriers To Implementing SEL

Mindfulness

Teachers, Students, Mindfulness

Overcoming The Barriers To Implementing SEL

Posted by Smiling Mind’s Education Wellbeing Lead on March 1, 2022
This article sets out the common barriers to its implementation in schools, answ...
Teachers, Students, Mindfulness 3 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 ...

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

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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