Gamifying Mental Health and Wellbeing in PhysEd

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There is so much evidence around the benefits of play, kindness and gratitude. Adult life becomes complicated with added responsibilities and financial stress, and for children and adults, the well documented negative effects of social media are impacting on mental health every day and the ‘digital age’ contributing to us all being less active. We all know the importance of gratitude and exercise, so by providing easy tools that anyone can incorporate into their daily life, that cost nothing, we know we are contributing to the health of everyone’s mental and physical state. 1 in 5 Australians aged 16 – 85 experience mental illness in any one year. That is 20% of the population, and that number is rising. Along with the rise in mental health, 67% of Australians are overweight or obese. By providing unstructured play opportunities (free-play) and encouraging social interaction and a focus on gratitude, we provide a long-term strategy for Australian’s to help manage their mental state and to get them active and moving.

Our workshop’s and webinars feedback has reflected the importance of our message- “Dales’ workshop single-handedly changed the morals of our team. We practice 5 minutes of Jugar Life every morning, setting up our teams’ day in a uniquely positive mind frame”. (Mike Davies- Global Investment Director, Mars Foods Chicago)

In this webinar, you will be provided with a number of tips, tricks and resources to use straight away in your teaching lessons and at home as well.

Biography Dale Sidebottom has been referred to as the energiser bunny of the teaching world. With his love of play, fun fitness, energy and passion for getting people moving, Dale has created of Jugar Life, Energetic Education, Fitness Games Zone as well as the top rating podcast Energetic Radio. Dale has created a unique blend of fun, teamwork, wellness and movement into his keynotes, seminars and conferences which he has presented in 20 countries around the world.