Educational hub providing resources and training on wellbeing, resilience and intentional practice.

Focus Well (Core Wellbeing Skills)

Focus Well is the introductory IMPACT course that provides children, young people and adults the core skills to:

  • Grow their capacity for resilience and wellbeing (or “focus on their wellbeing”).
  • Bring attention to life experiences (events, stressors) in a manner that will enhance the possibility of positive future wellbeing, resilience and behavioural outcomes.

Content is mapped to a competency framework that is categorised to core knowledge (or awareness) and skill acquisition:

Knowledge:

  • Understanding the complex, stimulation overloaded and changing world
  • Understanding the concepts of wellbeing, the PERMA model and thriving actions
  • Understanding how to grow the internal and external resources for wellbeing and thriving actions
  • Understanding the growth mindset and having an “intent” to learn
  • Understanding of the two brain areas, their functions, their triggers, emotional and behavioural responses, and impact of both areas on one’s life
  • Understanding frontal lobe activation as a key process for the growth and expression of wellbeing and thriving actions

Skills

  • Skills of mindfulness, value clarification and goal planning
  • Applying the “What, What, How” Strategy under difficult or stressful situations to ground self and to activate the frontal lobe
  • Applying the “What, What, How” Strategy for future planning and goal setting
  • Applying the “What, What, How” across important life domains and decision making points

The material is designed to be delivered through experiential activities over a 6-7 hour block (one-day workshop or multiple sessions).