The program aims to foster self-awareness and to provide children with tools to navigate their challenges, empowering children to be leaders in their lives.
Truth is, Happiness was nevertaught at school.
Nor emotional regulation. Nor mindfulness. Nor empathy. Nor resilience. Nor positive psychology. Nor self love. Nor living in community. Nor the power of vulnerability. The list goes on.
They taught us math, yet no one teaches how to count our blessings.
They taught us languages, yet no one teaches how to communicate positively.
They taught us geography yet no one teaches how to navigate our emotions.
They taught us PE, yet no one teaches the power of mindset.
They taugh us history, yet no one teaches how to look within for a sustainable future.
We were taught to fit in, to correspond to expectations, not to be too outrageous, and to dream within the limits. We weren't taught to live by meaning, purpose and to action accordingly to our values and beliefs system. To 'push civilization forward' or to change the world.
This led to 21st century’s major symptoms and diseases: Anxiety, Comparison, Stress, Depression, Burnout, Suicide, and more.
We know the schools of today are changing: a kid is not solely a number anymore and their worth doesn't depend on the academic ranking solely. The kid of today is taught to play to their strenghts because in this modern world, all talent is valid.
It is time to reverse engineer all this. In such a complex world, the leaders of tomorrow need to learn tools that will allow them to cope with it.