Discovering Your True North: How to Find Your Purpose

Self care

Tips & Tricks, Self care, Mental Fitness

Discovering Your True North: How to Find Your Purpose

Posted by Smiling Mind on February 16, 2024
“What’s my purpose?”

Self care, Mental Fitness

The Real Meaning of Gratitude and How to Practise it to Cultivate Wellbeing

Posted by Smiling Mind on November 22, 2023
Gratitude. It’s a term we’ve all used a lot in recent years, as the topic of men...
Self care, Mental Fitness 3 minute read

Tips & Tricks, Mental Health, Self care

Journaling for Mental Health: Where do you Start?

Posted by Smiling Mind on July 28, 2023
“I think the reason we turn to journaling is to try and find answers that are al...

Tips & Tricks, Self care, Anxiety, Informal mindfulness

The Power of Words: Why We Need to be Intentional With the Things We Say

Posted by Smiling Mind on April 11, 2023
Your words can be your most powerful tool. They have the power to change your br...

Self care, Informal mindfulness

5 Minutes With Artist, Nicholas Tsekouras

Posted by Smiling Mind on November 25, 2022
Nicholas Tsekouras is a Melbourne-based artist whose passion for sustainability ...

Self care, Informal mindfulness

5 minutes with illustrator, Ruby Jones

Posted by Smiling Mind on October 10, 2022
Ruby Jones is a Wellington-based artist and writer. Ruby is passionate about cre...

Children, Parents, Mental Health, Self care, Informal mindfulness

Using stress to nurture resilience skills

Posted by Smiling Mind on May 11, 2022
While it isn’t possible to avoid all stressful situations, it is possible to sup...

Teachers, Schools, Self care

Spotlight On: St Joseph's Primary School

Posted by Smiling Mind on February 2, 2022
School Principal and Smiling Mind Spaces recipient, Michelle Moore tells us how ...
Teachers, Schools, Self care 2 minute read

Workplace, Tips & Tricks, Self care

How to Master Your Workday in 2022

Posted by Smiling Mind on January 25, 2022
Learn how to maximise your time off, to master your workday. After two years of ...

Workplace, Mental Health, Meditation, Self care, Informal mindfulness, Retention

The Great Retention

Posted by Smiling Mind on January 18, 2022
As we slowly come out of the depths of the pandemic, around the world, companies...

Latest

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

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
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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