Wellbeing through sport

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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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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