I was honoured to be in attendance at the National Parents Council Primary conference on Saturday last. The theme for the conference was: “Seen and Heard – The Childs Voice, Making A Difference”
I’m a big believer that mindset and thinking are crucial towards mental strength and wellbeing. In fact – its not just me – the evidence is overwhelming – you are what you think.
My big idea for 2018 is this – Ireland will have its first mental wellbeing explorer And I will be it.
Yes its time for the Winning Minds Movement to start moving – and what better way – than to explore Irish approaches to developing mental wellbeing. My aim is to gather and share information that will contribute to the mental wellbeing of children and young people. (although I’ve no doubt the information will benefit all) The outcome, I believe, will be a bank of information, resources and education that can be accessed by all towards developing positive mental wellbeing in…
In a previous article I mentioned how a winning mind can mean many different things. It can mean to achieve or cope – or deal with adversity – or inspire others. Jack Kavanagh is all of these, and more; and I had the pleasure of meeting him on Saturday, in a windswept Smithfield Square at the Blue Fire Street Fest – where he sat in the rain and cold to share his story and inspire others.