5 minutes with teacher, Lucy Barrat

Students

Teachers, Students, Schools

5 minutes with teacher, Lucy Barrat

Posted by Smiling Mind on November 19, 2020
Meet Lucy, Lucy is a teacher at Methodist Ladies College in Mallacoota and spoke...
Teachers, Students, Schools 4 minute read

Teachers, Students, Anxiety, COVID19

Returning to the ‘new normal’ - keeping kids calm in the classroom

Posted by Smiling Mind Team on October 29, 2020
The past year has been one of the most unusual and unprecedented in our lives. F...
Teachers, Students, Anxiety, COVID19 2 minute read

Students, Mindfulness

Our top tips to beat study stress at exam time

Posted by Eimear Colleran on June 20, 2019
We know exam period can be a hectic time, so we’ve pulled together a list of tip...
Students, Mindfulness 3 minute read

Teachers, Students, Schools

4 ways to encourage mindful learning in schools

Posted by Smiling Mind on May 17, 2019
The classroom where students learn (and play) is crucial in shaping their physic...
Teachers, Students, Schools 3 minute read

Parents, Teachers, Students, Schools

10 mindfulness strategies for students to prevent stress at exam time

Posted by Smiling Mind on November 1, 2017
Exam time can be an extremely difficult time for secondary school students, pare...
Parents, Teachers, Students, Schools 3 minute read

Teachers, Students, Schools, Mindfulness

4 tips for mindfulness based approaches in schools

Posted by Smiling Mind on September 8, 2017
Implementing mindfulness based approaches in schools takes time, here's 4 top ti...

Teachers, Students, Schools

9 Steps to achieving mindfulness in high school

Posted by Smiling Mind on August 16, 2017
High school can be a challenging time for our kids. Here we look at how mindfuln...
Teachers, Students, Schools 3 minute read

Students, Mental Health, Meditation, Anxiety

Student's story of using meditation for anxiety

Posted by Smiling Mind on February 27, 2017
Our students mental health is more important than ever. 1 in 4 secondary aged ch...

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

Teachers, Students, Schools

Teacher explains effects of mindfulness on student engagement

Posted by Smiling Mind on September 14, 2016
We've worked for years with primary school teachers across the country and we kn...
Teachers, Students, Schools 3 minute read

Latest

How to incorporate mindfulness into your work day

As we enter the blank slate of 2021 the question to ask ourselves is: how do we find space in our workday for mindfulnes...

Workplace, Business, Mindfulness 3 minute read

The importance of mental wellbeing in the workplace

What is your workplace wellness strategy for 2021?  If 2020 has shown us anything it’s that a sharper focus on mental he...

Workplace 2 minute read

Swap presents for presence this festive season - tips to keep you in the moment!

With Christmas now just around the corner, even though it may look a little different this year, you’ve likely begun see...

Tips & Tricks, Family 3 minute read

5 minutes with Associate Professor Craig Hassed

Associate Professor Craig Hassed OAM has been working within the Faculty of Medicine at Monash University since 1989, he...

Workplace, COVID19 5 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

How to incorporate mindfulness into your work day

As we enter the blank slate of 2021 the question to ask ourselves is: how do we find space in our workday for mindfulnes...

Workplace, Business, Mindfulness 3 minute read

The importance of mental wellbeing in the workplace

What is your workplace wellness strategy for 2021?  If 2020 has shown us anything it’s that a sharper focus on mental he...

Workplace 2 minute read

5 minutes with Associate Professor Craig Hassed

Associate Professor Craig Hassed OAM has been working within the Faculty of Medicine at Monash University since 1989, he...

Workplace, COVID19 5 minute read

At school

5 minutes with teacher, Lucy Barrat

Meet Lucy, Lucy is a teacher at Methodist Ladies College in Mallacoota and spoke to us about how she uses mindfulness in...

Teachers, Students, Schools 5 minute read

Why mindfulness is a journey, not a destination

Mindfulness can be a rewarding journey for both teachers and students. But like most journeys, the benefits are greater ...

Teachers, Schools 3 minute read

What is the Mindfulness Curriculum and how do I teach it?

It can be tough as a teacher in the primary years to know how to teach everything in an effective and purposeful way - n...

Teachers, Schools 3 minute read

News

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
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