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

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 4 minute read

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

Mindfulness

Spring clean your house... and your mind!

Posted by Georgie Vinson on September 18, 2019
With winter in our rearview mirror and a little bit of extra sunlight each day, ...
Mindfulness 2 minute read

Mindfulness

How to give yourself the same care and kindness you give to others

Posted by Catherine Morey-Nase on September 12, 2019
Why is it so hard to extend the same care and support to ourselves that many of ...
Mindfulness 4 minute read

Mindfulness

How to deepen your relationships with mindful listening

Posted by Georgie Vinson on August 21, 2019
Research has shown that relationships are perhaps the most important factor of l...
Mindfulness 2 minute read

Mindfulness

Debunking myths around meditation

Posted by Catherine Morey-Nase on August 8, 2019
When learning to meditate it’s not uncommon for people to give up before they’ve...
Mindfulness 3 minute read

Mindfulness

8 tips to establish your mindfulness habit

Posted by Georgie Vinson on August 1, 2019
Mindfulness practice allows you to slow down and create the space to check in wi...
Mindfulness 3 minute read

Mindfulness

How to create a bedtime ritual for a better night’s sleep

Posted by Eimear Colleran on July 15, 2019
Do you have trouble sleeping? If so, you’re certainly not alone. It’s estimated ...
Mindfulness 2 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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