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Easy vs Right- Responsible Choices Writing Prompt

What's easy in the short term is often more painful or harder in the long term. Help teens connect long- and short-term consequences with this journaling page that explores ideas about easy choices versus right decisions.

  • What are some situations in which it can be hard to do the right thing?
  • What is a situation in which you did the easy thing (for example with a relationship or a responsibility) but then you had to go back and fix it?
  • Why can the right way seem harder at first, but be easier in the long run?
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This writing prompt is based on the quote "There's the easy way, and the right way."
Read more about this quote and different aspects of making choices that are responsible and help with long term goals.

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