-- Truth Be Told Quotes
You have tremendous power. Everything you do sets off a cascade of ripple effects that impacts your family, your community, your world. It’s pretty amazing when you think about it. Some actions set off rolling waves of goodness that raise up those around you. Some actions set off a tsunami that swamps others in the lumpy sewage of your consequences. In every careless or thoughtful act, you are the master of your universe. What kind of waves do you want to create?
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This quote is about recognizing the connection each of us has to our family, our community, our world. The teen years are inherently self-focused, but that self-absorption can be dramatically increased by our current culture. This quote is about remembering that we are not alone. All of our actions (or inactions) have consequences for ourselves and for the people around us. For example,
This quote is to help teens see they are not alone. In fact they have tremendous power to do good or to do harm. In constant moments throughout life, young adults get to decide which type of impact they want to have. That’s an amazing power, and responsibility.
High School Health Class / Social Emotional Development topics:
Age Group: High school, young adult.
Age Group: High school, young adult
Students write a movie scene that shows how choices impact both the decision maker and the people around them.
Students see that making good choices helps them reach goals, have better relationships, improve self esteem.
Students see the connection between choices and how the consequences feel in the long run
Download a printable coloring page for a mindfulness activity with this quote.
Try some of these ideas for acts of kindness from Random Acts of Kindness
Watch one of these videos that shows the ripple effects of being kind. Discuss how the video makes students feel. How would being kind in their own lives feel? | Color your world with Kindness video | Moments of Kindness and Respect in Sports Video | Video showing ripple effects of kindness.