On The Ball?: How football can help your mental health

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  This is a book for anyone interested in football and keeping well. Football is a global game, played, enjoyed, talked about (and given out about!) by millions of people around the world. Looking after your health, especially your mental health, has become more of a priority in recent years as higher levels of distress allied with economic uncertainty can make the pressures of life take their toll more heavily on everyone. This book uses the universal language of football in trying to help you deal with difficulties you may face, help you make the most of your potential and better look after yourself, whilst negotiating your way through the ups and downs of life.
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Publisher
Original Writing
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Published on
Jun 5, 2016
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Pages
120
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ISBN
9781782375494
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Language
English
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Genres
Psychology / Clinical Psychology
Psychology / Mental Health
Sports & Recreation / Sports Psychology
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This content is DRM protected.
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Eligible for Family Library

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