Getting ahead of the curve in our mental health crisis

Self care

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...

Tips & Tricks, Mental Health, Meditation, Self care

Why you should continue your meditation routine in 2021

Posted by Smiling Mind on May 20, 2021
May 21st is World Meditation Day. Whether you are an experienced meditator, or j...

Self care, Informal mindfulness

5 minutes with illustrator, Candy Ng

Posted by Smiling Mind on May 18, 2021
Yan Yan Candy Ng is an illustrator and artist from Melbourne, Australia. Born in...

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

Mental Health, Meditation, Self care

Embracing self-care

Posted by Smiling Mind on May 26, 2017
Maddi, 23, recently made the transition from university to full time work. Read ...

Tips & Tricks, Self care, Mindfulness

How mindfulness and stress affect your ability to rest

Posted by Sita Huber on August 11, 2016
You probably didn’t know this but stress feels pretty darn good. The chemicals r...

Latest

NAIDOC Week Feature: NPY Women's Council

In celebration of NAIDOC Week we are featuring Ngaanyatjarra Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (NPY) Women's Council, an or...

Meditation, Mindfulness 4 minute read

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

Getting ahead of the curve in our mental health crisis

For Victorians like me experiencing yet another mass lockdown, the prospect of the COVID19 pandemic being behind us feel...

Mental Health, Meditation, Self care, Anxiety, Mindfulness, COVID19 2 minute read
Quote of the week
“You are the sky. Everything else is just the weather.”
Pema Chödrön

At home

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

Dealing with the bushfire crisis at home

With images of distraught families fleeing bushfires, blackened homes, dead animals and smoke-filled skies, it's hard no...

Children, Family, Parents, Anxiety 2 minute read

At Work

Creating a thriving culture

The zeitgeist of 2020 and beyond has been the importance of looking after our people’s wellbeing. Creating an environmen...

Workplace, Tips & Tricks, Mental Health 3 minute read

Better sleep plays a major role in workplace success

Sleep, along with diet and exercise, is one of our major health pillars. However, despite its importance, sleep tends to...

Workplace, Tips & Tricks 3 minute read

5 minutes with small business owner, Tom Bosna

Meet Tom, Tom is a trained Physiotherapist and owns a small business, Pinnacle Health Group. Tom was kind enough to give...

Workplace, Business 5 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

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

Productivity Commission call for mental health prevention focus

Leading mental health not-for-profit Smiling Mind has welcomed the release of the Productivity Commission Report into Me...

Media release 1 minute read
Recent initiatives
Screen Shot 2020-11-16 at 3.30.05 pm

NAIDOC Week with Jack Charles