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Teen SEL writing prompt- Self acceptance, finding happiness

Self Acceptance and Finding Happiness Writing Prompt

Sometimes we judge or compare ourselves to others, and don't appreciate enough about what's special in ourselves. Explore ideas about how jealousy or false comparisons can rob us of the joy we could have by celebrating both ourselves and others.

  • Think of a time you felt upset that someone did something better than you. How did you react? Could you have used your emotions in a healthy way?
  • What are some things that are special about you? What do you do well?
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This writing prompt is based on the quote "Take joy in others' joy, and you get joy to infinity."
Read more about this quote and how celebrating each others' successes gives us all more opportunities to celebrate.

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