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

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

Latest

A critical moment to invest in the mental health and wellbeing of our future generations

 Australia’s mental health crisis is now in plain sight. The impacts of the pandemic compounded by multiple climate disa...

Children, Family, Teachers, Students, Schools, Mental Health 4 minute read

Using stress to nurture resilience skills

While it isn’t possible to avoid all stressful situations, it is possible to support children to cope more positively wi...

Children, Parents, Mental Health, Self care, Informal mindfulness 3 minute read

Federal Government Announces Further $3.3m In Funding For Smiling Mind’s Schools Program

Federal Government Announces Further $3.3m In Funding For Smiling Mind’s Schools Program Smiling Mind today welcomed the...

Mental Health, Media release 2 minute read

Smiling Mind calls for investment in preventative Mental Health programs for children and families

Smiling Mind today welcomed the Federal Government’s budget and its recognition of the challenges that mental illness po...

Mental Health, Media release 3 minute read
Quote of the week
“You are the sky. Everything else is just the weather.”
Pema Chödrön

At home

A critical moment to invest in the mental health and wellbeing of our future generations

 Australia’s mental health crisis is now in plain sight. The impacts of the pandemic compounded by multiple climate disa...

Children, Family, Teachers, Students, Schools, Mental Health 4 minute read

Using stress to nurture resilience skills

While it isn’t possible to avoid all stressful situations, it is possible to support children to cope more positively wi...

Children, Parents, Mental Health, Self care, Informal mindfulness 3 minute read

Navigating news coverage with your family in 2022

With images of long testing queues, exhausted healthcare workers, packed hospitals and rapidly increasing infection char...

Children, Parents, Mental Health, Self care, Informal mindfulness, COVID19 3 minute read

At Work

Overcoming the Mental Burden of Customer Service Work

In customer service, the number one rule that gets drilled into you from day one  is, ‘the customer is always right.’ Po...

Workplace, Tips & Tricks, Informal mindfulness 4 minute read

4 Steps To Achieving Your Work Goals in 2022

Many of us have returned from a break over the holiday period feeling refreshed and ready to face whatever the year thro...

Workplace 3 minute read

How to Master Your Workday in 2022

Learn how to maximise your time off, to master your workday.  After two years of working from home, the office, or both,...

Workplace, Tips & Tricks, Self care 3 minute read

At school

A critical moment to invest in the mental health and wellbeing of our future generations

 Australia’s mental health crisis is now in plain sight. The impacts of the pandemic compounded by multiple climate disa...

Children, Family, Teachers, Students, Schools, Mental Health 4 minute read

What is Social and Emotional Learning?

This article sets out the importance of Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) in the Australian Curriculum and an overview...

Teachers, Schools 2 minute read

Spotlight On: St Joseph's Primary School

School Principal and Smiling Mind Spaces recipient, Michelle Moore tells us how she is preparing for the school year ahe...

Teachers, Schools, Self care 3 minute read

News

Federal Government Announces Further $3.3m In Funding For Smiling Mind’s Schools Program

Federal Government Announces Further $3.3m In Funding For Smiling Mind’s Schools Program Smiling Mind today welcomed the...

Mental Health, Media release 2 minute read

Smiling Mind calls for investment in preventative Mental Health programs for children and families

Smiling Mind today welcomed the Federal Government’s budget and its recognition of the challenges that mental illness po...

Mental Health, Media release 3 minute read

Reflecting on 10 years of Smiling Mind

2022 marks the 10th anniversary of Smiling Mind.  We have experienced such significant social, technological and politic...

Mental Health, Media release 4 minute read
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