Being positive and optimistic doesn’t make your problems go away but it opens up your life to experiences beyond your problems.
Author: Amy Smit
Communicate with Respect and Tolerance Key Idea To have respectful conversations, think about what you want to achieve (e.g., sharing opinions) and what you want to avoid (e.g., insulting someone […]
Positive Attitudes Help Achieve Civility Key Idea Go into challenging conversations with a positive attitude. Having a positive attitude is part of responsibility. Read more posts about responsibility. Our attitude […]
Although our society puts a lot of emphasis on talent, talent is just the minimum that we can achieve. In order to advance from talent to skill and then to achievement, we rely on our character skills like strong work ethic, leadership, perseverence, integrity, etc.
Key Idea Put more energy into what you value most instead of things that don’t really matter. Read more posts about responsibility. What Matters Most We fill our lives by […]
Although we can’t protect our kids from problems, frustrations and heartaches, we can arm them with tools to better handle them. The more we help them learn to resolve conflicts peacefully, the greater the likelihood they’ll develop into more self-sufficient, and resourceful individuals able to deal any issue—and do so without our guidance.
Using the Six Pillars to Make Decisions Key Idea Use the Six Pillars of Character to help you make the best decisions. Learn more about the Six Pillars of Character. […]
One thing is certain, kids aren’t born hateful. Prejudices are learned. Hatred and intolerance can also be learned, but so too can sensitivity, understanding, empathy, and tolerance. If today’s children are to have any chance of living harmoniously in our multiethnic world, it is critical that parents nurture it.
Tips to Have a Positive Attitude Key Idea Having a positive attitude is up to you. Read more posts about responsibility. Having a positive mindset is an important part of […]
Use these questions to talk to your kids about character.