Teachers, Schools

3 surprising effects mindfulness has on teachers

Posted by Smiling Mind Team on March 21, 2019
Mindfulness is a skill for life. Mindfulness can calm the mind, focus our attent...
Teachers, Schools 4 minute read

Children, Teachers, Schools

6 tips on how to implement mindfulness in schools

Posted by Smiling Mind Team on March 19, 2019
There is an overwhelming amount of evidence to support the benefits of mindfulne...
Children, Teachers, Schools 4 minute read

Teachers, Schools

Introducing the Mindfulness Curriculum

Posted by Smiling Mind on May 3, 2018
Today we’re excited to tell everyone about a new initiative we have been working...
Teachers, 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

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

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

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

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...

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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 2 minute read

How to stay motivated when working from home

The once-in-a-lifetime pandemic we are currently experiencing has completely changed the way we live and work. Working f...

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5 minutes with illustrator, Ben Sanders

Ben spends his days drawing and writing in his little studio in Ballarat, Victoria. Some days he illustrates for interna...

Self care, Informal mindfulness 3 minute read
Quote of the week
“You are the sky. Everything else is just the weather.”
Pema Chödrön

At home

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 2 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

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

At Work

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

How to stay motivated when working from home

The once-in-a-lifetime pandemic we are currently experiencing has completely changed the way we live and work. Working f...

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

R U OK? - Getting the most out of checking in

So you asked “R U OK?”, and they said, “I’m fine”. What now?

Workplace, Mental Health, Mindfulness 3 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

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 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
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