Thoor Carden's post hit home with me. To not let this happen our students say an oath each morning, in part, it says "I am responsible for my feelings." In a month's time, they are different kids. Here is the whole morning ceremony. I believe you will resonate with it. https://northwesternoutdoorlea........dershipinstitute
NOLI is a private non-traditional K-12 school with integrated wilderness camps. We develop a custom curriculum to meet each student's personal long-range goals using those goals as the vehicles to learn core academic subjects and core habits of prosperity.
Since 2001, the leadership of Northwestern Outdoor Leadership Institute has dramatically changed the paradigm of education. Integrating hands-on projects with daily rituals as practiced by influential life-long learners, such as John Westinghouse and the Dalai Lama, the Institute creates personalized lesson plans for individuals to develop a love for learning and to become productive members of society.