Children, Family, Parents, Anxiety

The importance of mindfulness for children

Posted by Jo Stanley on March 13, 2019
There is more science backed evidence for the benefits of mindfulness in easing ...
Children, Family, Parents, Anxiety 3 minute read

Parents, Teachers, Students, Schools, Self care, Informal mindfulness

10 mindfulness strategies to prevent stress at exam time

Posted by Smiling Mind on November 1, 2017
Exam time can be an extremely difficult time for everyone from students to their...

Children, Family, Parents

How to begin mindful parenting

Posted by Smiling Mind on September 1, 2017
Becoming a ‘Mindful parent’ didn’t happen overnight. Here Todd King, a Smiling M...
Children, Family, Parents 4 minute read

Children, Family, Parents

8 tips for parents to teach mindfulness to your children

Posted by Maggie Dent on July 20, 2017
In this article our ambassador Maggie Dent shares her guidelines and 8 best tips...
Children, Family, Parents 4 minute read

Family, Parents, Mental Health, Anxiety

Parental anxiety - a mother's story

Posted by Smiling Mind on May 12, 2017
Here, Jo, a parent and now an avid Mind the Bump app user, tells her story of fa...
Family, Parents, Mental Health, Anxiety 3 minute read

Children, Family, Parents, Meditation, Anxiety

How mindfulness meditations changed my kids lives

Posted by Smiling Mind on April 18, 2017
Merran Storrie shares her experience as a parent at her wits end looking to find...

Parents, Teachers, Schools, Meditation

Success story of meditation in schools

Posted by Smiling Mind on November 30, 2016
In this article Canterbury College Guidance Counsellor Michelle Sams provides he...
Parents, Teachers, Schools, Meditation 2 minute read

Parents, Teachers, Students, Schools

Incredible results of mindfulness in education

Posted by Smiling Mind on October 19, 2016
We’re serious about the success of our mindfulness in education program in Austr...
Parents, Teachers, Students, Schools 2 minute read

Parents, Teachers, Schools

6 steps to mindfulness education

Posted by Dr Craig Hassed on January 16, 2016
Dr Craig Hassed is renowned as a pioneer for the use of mindfulness meditation w...
Parents, Teachers, Schools 4 minute read

Latest

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

Discovering Your True North: How to Find Your Purpose

“What’s my purpose?”

Tips & Tricks, Self care, Mental Fitness 7 minute read

The Educator's Guide for Managing Student Anxiety in the Classroom

Anxiety can be one of the most impactful struggles students face in classrooms today.

Tips & Tricks, Teachers, Schools, Anxiety 8 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
Quote of the week
“You are the sky. Everything else is just the weather.”
Pema Chödrön

At home

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

A GP’s top tips to support kids’ mental wellbeing

Dr. Preeya Alexander is a mum of two and a GP. She’s passionate about doing what she can to help children thrive—both ph...

Tips & Tricks, Children, Family 3 minute read

Dr Preeya Alexander: Why mental Fitness in Childhood is Fundamental to Long-term Wellbeing

Dr. Preeya Alexander is a mum of two and a GP. She’s passionate about doing what she can to help children thrive—both ph...

Children 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 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

The Educator's Guide for Managing Student Anxiety in the Classroom

Anxiety can be one of the most impactful struggles students face in classrooms today.

Tips & Tricks, Teachers, Schools, Anxiety 8 minute read

Your Students’ Mental Health: How Physical Spaces Can Make A Difference

Australia's education system is taking kids’ mental health more seriously than ever. So, what if we told you that the de...

Teachers, Students, Schools, Mental Health 8 minute read

News

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

Meet the duo who walked 50km in one day to raise money for kids’ mental health

Would you walk 50km in one day? What would make you want to?

Schools, Media release 5 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
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