Lesson Objective: This lesson will help you develop strategies for how to regain confidence when it is has been threatened by circumstances. It will assist you in identifying your personal strengths and stay focused on them. You are not the mistakes you make!
The MANAGING ME module seeks to empower you with the ability to guide your own thoughts in more positive directions each day.
Each video lesson and its activities are designed so that you are empowered with the skills to take control of your emotions and your life.
Some of the things you will learn in this module include:
- How to deal with lapses in confidence
- How to take responsibility when your instinct is to make an excuse
- Why resilience is crucial to reaching your goals
- The importance of taking on a Learn More mindset
- Explore what motivates you
The video lessons come with a number of activities or public and private discussion questions. Just as with the previous modules, think critically about how you feel and the thoughts they inspire. By engaging in honest and open discussion in your classroom or with your mentor, you are not only helping yourself but helping those around you.
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Learning Objectives:You will learn the difference between excuses and personal responsibility. You will explore why it is so hard to have the courage and the self-discipline to let go of excuses and take responsibility.
12- The Search for Happiness
Learning Objective: Too often, people believe that IF we achieve success at something, THEN we’ll be happy. This is simply not true. In this lesson you will learn strategies for raising your personal happiness set-point.
There is no WAY to happiness; Happiness IS the Way.
Do you ever wonder why some people are happier than others? How did they get that way? The lesson will provide you with five strategies that can help you make the choice to be happy.
After watching the video, download the lesson worksheet and complete the discussion activity.
Public – Why do people often try to reach happiness through material things?
Private – Write an example of a time when you thought “IF I get _____________ THEN I’ll be happier.”
Lesson Objective: Through this lesson, you will identify how circumstances generate personal interpretations and emotional reactions. You will learn how to practice not jumping to the worst possible interpretations of why people say and do things.
Lesson Objective: In this lesson, you will learn the meaning of self-discipline and workout how it can be applied to your life. Self-discipline is about going to that practice or studying for that test even though you don’t feel like it.
Lesson Objective: You will understand the benefits of working on making daily progress toward goals. In addition, it will offer the chance to describe how you can apply goal-setting and follow thru in your own life.
Lesson Objective: You will learn the difference between effort and talent and how they each can impact your performance. Through this lesson, you’ll explore whether you are of the “Look Good Mindset” or the “Learn More Mindset.”
Lesson Objective: Here you will learn three possible ways to face adversity and how to apply these strategies to your personal experiences. The new way of thinking, provided by this lesson, will help you take on adverse situations and work towards success.
Lesson Objective: Through this lesson you will learn how to take a proactive strategy for handling discouragement when you face a learning plateau. By using this strategy you will become the director of your own life movie.
Lesson Objective: Here you will identify the personal unmet needs that fuel you! What motivates you to work hard? How do you choose what to work hard at and what to let slide?
Lesson Objective: Through this lesson, you will learn how to not just ask questions but the right questions. You’ll understand how to get the creative answers you need to navigate everyday situations.
Lesson Objective: Most people understand that our brains affect our bodies. But does it work the other way around? The answer is YES! Through this lesson you will learn how your body does this and how you can work to control it.
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