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 a new year, the question to ask ourselves is: how...
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

Self care, Mindfulness, COVID19

Managing your mind during coronavirus

Posted by Catherine Morey-Nase on March 27, 2020
Mindfulness can be an invaluable resource at a time like this as it helps us nav...
Self care, Mindfulness, COVID19 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

Tips & Tricks, Self care, Mindfulness

6 self-care tips to take care of your mental health

Posted by Catherine Morey-Nase on October 11, 2019
Is self-care something you prioritise? Or is it something you view as indulgent ...

Mindfulness

How mindfulness can improve sport performance

Posted by Ben Robbins on September 30, 2019
The practice of mindfulness has application across so many different areas of li...
Mindfulness 3 minute read

Latest

"A social media band-aid won’t stick": Smiling Mind's take on Australia's Proposed Under 16 Social Media Ban

The recent petition to ban Australian children under 16 from social media is filled with great intentions in the face of...

3 minute read

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
Quote of the week
“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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