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The power of a positive attitude

A positive attitude invokes a mental and emotional state characterised by optimism, enthusiasm, and a constructive outlook on life. It involves focusing on the “brighter side”, looking for solutions rather than dwelling on problems, and approaching challenges with resilience and determination. A positive attitude can have a deep impact on various aspects of life, including … Continue reading The power of a positive attitude

Teaching Empathy

Empathy is the ability to understand and share the feelings of others. It goes beyond sympathy, which is merely acknowledging and feeling sorry for someone’s emotions. Empathy involves putting yourself in someone else’s shoes and truly understanding their perspective and emotions. Here at Character Builders, we have been reflecting on the year past and the … Continue reading Teaching Empathy

Goal Setting

Setting goals is an important skill that both kids and adults can benefit from. Whether it’s the start of a new year or any other time, goal setting helps us focus our efforts and work towards something meaningful. The Importance of Goal Setting Setting goals allows us to have a clear direction and purpose in … Continue reading Goal Setting

What are Character Strengths and how can you use them effectively?

Each of us possesses 24 Character Strengths under the virtues of Wisdom, Courage, Humanity, Justice, Temperance and Transcendence. We have all of these strengths in different degrees that combine to give us a unique character strength profile. Our character strengths are the positive parts of our personality that make us feel authentic and engaged. Research … Continue reading What are Character Strengths and how can you use them effectively?

My Character Journal

Hopefully by now you have seen or heard of our newest resource, the My Character Journal. This beautiful journal is the culmination of years of experience, development and time spent working with youth. We have had a truly remarkable uptake of the journal across Australia, adding it to school book lists, and seeing it rolled … Continue reading My Character Journal