Life skills through sport

LifeSkills TruSport (3) – What do Marcus Rashford, Disney Pixar and Shelbourne FC have in common?

Paulo Coelho once said… ‘when you want something – all the universe conspires to help you achieve it’. And that’s how I feel since I started LifeSkills Trusport. Hence my headline question: “What do Marcus Rashford, Disney Pixar and Shelbourne FC have in common”. The answer: all are using football to develop life skills. And all are using football to transcend itself. In the case of Marcus Rashford, it’s through his recent book “You are A champion”. Disney Pixar are…

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LifeSkills TruSport (2) – The Plan – It’s got to be worth a shot

The plan for LifeSkills TruSport is ambitious. And inspired by a desire to contribute to the mental health of young people. It aims to apply positive psychology in sport to develop wellbeing and life skills in children and young people The life skills I refer to are not the traditional ones of communication and leadership (although these are laudable)  – but ones of a mental and emotional nature, such as resilience, confidence, positivity, growth mindset and healthy habits, and I’m…

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LifeSkills TruSport – A Mental Health Initiative From The Winning Minds Movement

Wellcome to LifeSkills TruSport – a mental health initiative from the Winning Minds Movement. Lifeskills TruSport is the application of positive education in sports to develop wellbeing and lifeskills in children and young people. We aim to develop the skills of resilience, confidence, positivity, growth mindset and healthy habits – and to work with teams, clubs and organisations, to realise our goals of using sport as a medium for building resilience, positivity and healthy habits in children and young people.…

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