Positive thinking

Introductory Video:

Suggested activities:

Activity Description Time
Delayed gratification errors homework discussion Collect the delayed gratification homework and ask students for their experiences, thoughts and difficulties with this homework assignment 5 min
Delayed gratification Video Show the positive thinking introductory video 5 min
Video discussion Ask the students for their thoughts about the video and what they understood 5 min
Turning our thoughts around Give each student the turning our thoughts around worksheet and ask them to fill it in, writing in the right sided column one or more good things about that situation or turn the negative thought around as in the example. Then ask them to come up with 3 upsetting situations they have experienced and do the same filling all the columns 20 min
Goal ladder worksheet Give each student a copy of the gratefulness worksheet and ask them to fill it in writing down 10 things they are grateful for in their lives. 15 min
Summary Summarize the main topics discussed in the session 5 min
Total time 50 min

 

Materials:

– Turning our thoughts around worksheet

– Gratefulness worksheet

Homework:

Ask the students to write down 3 things they are grateful for at the end of each day throughout the week and to bring it in next week.

 

 

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