What An Inspiration Emma Murphy

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Just had the pleasure of meeting and talking with the inspirational Emma Murphy and I didn’t expect it would have been such an enjoyable and energising meet up

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It turns out we share many of the same passions in the areas of mental and physical wellbeing. Her life changed in 2015 when she posted a video on Facebook about an abusive relationship she had exited – and within 2 days ten million people had shared her story. Continue reading “What An Inspiration Emma Murphy”

The Wellbeing Way – A New Era In Schools

September 2017 sees a new era in our schools with wellbeing introduced as a subject in the junior cycle curriculum. It forms another major step towards a ‘human’ education system. One which sees beyond academic achievements and looks to develop the self.

Its incredibly welcome and timely, as statistics on mental health issues and obeisity problems in young people continue to rise.

Wellbeing education is also at the heart of the Winning Minds Movement and we look forward to assisting schools in the future with this exciting development.

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Wellbeing TruSport – FAI and Project FUTSAL

Sport has incredible potential for developing wellbeing in young people. And one of the great initiatives in modern times towards this goal has been the FAI’s Project FUTSAL. (Football Used Towards Social Advancement and Learning). The project has been operating in disadvantaged areas for more than a decade.

It is very closely aligned to the aims of Winning Minds and our goals towards wellbeing through education, employment, fitness and self development.

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Sabina Brennan – A Champion For Brain Health

Sabina Brennan is a champion of brain health. She’s also a role model for how education can empower, attending university for the first time at the age of 42. Sabina has achieved a phenomenal amount in her short academic career.

She is now an award-winning science communicator and a Dr. and research professor at the school of psychology in Trinity College.

Sabina believes that science is for sharing and has made more that 30 short films that offer practical advice on brain health while also addressing people’s fears about memory loss.

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