Equipping students + staff with the tools to thrive in school + in life. We are the generation of wellness.
Do you remember the feeling you felt in May 2020 when the world watched George Floyd take his last breath?
Do you remember the discussions that followed?
Do you remember when we promised you that we wouldn't stop facilitating important discussion around equity, awareness, and social change, even when the media had stopped talking about it?
We are back and we hope you will join us tomorrow for the Fall 2020 LET'S TALK ABOUT IT.
Here is the link to register for the Zoom Call facilitated by Generation Wellness Trainer, RJay Barsh at November 18, 2020, 4pm PST: www.generationwellness.com/lets-talk-about-it-registration
You are invited to ask an anonymous question after registering. The video above provides a few clips from the previous Let's Talk About It sessions. See you soon!
A great video to share with staff as we start a new school year filled with change, challenges, and the potential for transformation. Staff and students are stressed. Connection and empathy are going to be our super powers this school year.
[0:15] Empathy fuels connection.
[0:17] Sympathy drives disconnection
[0:30] 4 qualities of empathy
[1:00-2:30] Examples that show how empathy and sympathy are different.
Soul Pancake researched the effects of sympathy vs. empathy and on average people who received sympathy were less happy than people (happiness dropped by -6.71%) who received empathy (happiness increased by +6.92%). What is the different between sympathy and empathy? Empathy fuels connection while sympathy drives disconnection.
Like many, we've struggled to find the right words to support our students, families, and communities during this past week of heartache in the United States. We've heard from many educators who serve these young men and women. Here's what they've said:
Last week we hosted a 90 minute discussion for 500 educators (video clip above). The response was overwhelming and many of you expressed interest in another "Le't Talk About It" session.
You're invited to a safe space to talk about it. Rjay...