5 minutes with Principal, Tip Kennedy.

Teachers

Teachers, Schools

5 minutes with Principal, Tip Kennedy.

Posted by Smiling Mind on June 8, 2021
Meet Tip Kennedy. Tip is a principal at Richmond West, an inner Melbourne primar...
Teachers, Schools 2 minute read

Teachers, Schools

Which Smiling Mind Space is right for your school?

Posted by Smiling Mind on June 8, 2021
We are all influenced by our surroundings and as we explored in our previous pos...
Teachers, Schools 3 minute read

Teachers, Schools

How a mindful space can support your students

Posted by Smiling Mind on June 1, 2021
Since 2012, Smiling Mind has supported healthy minds thrive in Australian school...
Teachers, Schools 2 minute read

Teachers, Schools

Mindfulness is key to reducing stress in teachers

Posted by Smiling Mind on May 11, 2021
Data collected prior to the COVID-19 pandemic revealed 58% of  Australian teache...
Teachers, Schools 2 minute read

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

Teachers, Schools

Why mindfulness is a journey, not a destination

Posted by Belinda Cupples on September 10, 2019
Mindfulness can be a rewarding journey for both teachers and students. But like ...
Teachers, Schools 3 minute read

Teachers, Schools

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

Posted by Belinda Cupples on September 10, 2019
It can be tough as a teacher in the primary years to know how to teach everythin...
Teachers, Schools 2 minute read

Teachers, Schools

How mindfulness can improve student learning and achievement

Posted by Belinda Cupples on September 10, 2019
The importance of incorporating wellbeing into the school curriculum is increasi...
Teachers, Schools 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

Latest

Self-care tips for parents, from The Wholesome Doctor

Self Care is all about checking in with yourself regularly and asking yourself "What do I need in this moment?" 

Family, Parents, Informal mindfulness 4 minute read

Navigating emotions with your child

By encouraging your child to acknowledge and recognise how they feel in the present moment, not in the past and not in t...

Family, Parents, Self care, Informal mindfulness 3 minute read

3 steps to support your child through worries

Children excel when they have caring, trustworthy, and supportive relationships with others in their lives. You as their...

Family, Parents, Self care, Informal mindfulness 3 minute read

5 top tips to support your child's mental health

The Smiling Mind State of Mind report found that 41% of parents reported the pandemic has had a negative impact on the m...

Children, Family, Parents, Informal mindfulness 6 minute read
Quote of the week
“You are the sky. Everything else is just the weather.”
Pema Chödrön

At home

5 top tips to support your child's mental health

The Smiling Mind State of Mind report found that 41% of parents reported the pandemic has had a negative impact on the m...

Children, Family, Parents, Informal mindfulness 6 minute read

Findings from our annual State of Mind report

With the COVID-19 pandemic stretching into its second year, supporting the mental health of Australians has never been m...

Children, Mental Health, COVID19 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

At Work

5 Tips To Help Recognise and Address Workplace Stress

As you slowly make your way back to the office and transition from the working from home lifestyle, you can be met with ...

Workplace, Mental Health, Meditation, Self care, Informal mindfulness 4 minute read

3 tips to help you Do Nothing

Smiling Mind has teamed up with the Do Nothing Challenge to help raise money for mental health and establish healthy hab...

Workplace, Mental Health, Self care, COVID19 3 minute read

5 Ways to Support Your Team's Mental Health This October

It comes as no surprise that the combination of public health and economic crises that has occurred over the past year h...

Workplace, Mental Health, Self care, COVID19 3 minute read

At school

5 Steps To A Better Night’s Sleep

It’s no secret getting a good night’s sleep works wonders for your mental and physical health – but for some, getting a ...

Family, Students, Schools, Mental Health, Meditation, Informal mindfulness 5 minute read

3 Ways to Support Your Kids As They Return To The Classroom

After months of lockdown and homeschooling for the country’s two most populated cities, the time has finally come for ki...

Family, Students, Schools, Informal mindfulness 3 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

News

How Smiling Mind put preventative Mental Health care on the map

There is perhaps no greater challenge than to start something out of nothing.  Ten years ago, this is exactly the challe...

Mental Health, COVID19, Media release 2 minute read

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 2 minute read
Recent initiatives
Screen Shot 2020-11-16 at 3.30.05 pm

NAIDOC Week with Jack Charles