Year 2


Go Series

Week 1



A talk about how failure is important in order to be successful in life.

Week 2


Have Fun

John discusses balancing work and fun through self-discipline, to avoid hurting future success.

Week 3


Keep Going

A music video that encourages us to keep going despite the obstacles that come our way.

Road Trip Series

Week 4

Strong II

Road Trip: Part 1

John talks about what it means to focus on what you have to do to get through hard times. 

Week 5


Kind II

Road Trip: Part 2

Kindness plays a crucial role in our lives, and it’s the foundation of strong communities.

Week 6

Wise II

Road Trip: Part 3

In the last part of the Road Trip Series, John talks about valuing wisdom to help us navigate the world.

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Characters Series

Week 7


Big 5 Personalities

Part 1

Using animated characters, we discuss the first two of the Big 5 personality traits: openness to experience and conscientiousness. 

Week 8

Big 5 Personalities

Part 2

We discuss the last three of the Big 5 personality traits: extraversion, agreeableness, and neuroticism.  

Week 9



John reviews the 5 Core Emotions using the acronym, J-FADS, and discusses why emotions are necessary for survival.

People Skills Series

Week 10

Day with a Celebrity

Kindness is explored from a different angle as John talks about spending a day with a celebrity from two different viewpoints.

Week 11



What is the difference between being rude and disrespectful? Students try out a few examples to see if they can tell the difference.

Week 12


We discuss different aspects of communication, and why they are essential people skills we all need.

Happy Series

Week 13



A music video about getting through hardships by focusing on hope and happiness.

Week 14

Happy Feels

We explore the two different types of happiness, and why both are necessary.

Week 15

 Get Happy

We have an idea of  what happiness is, but how do we get it? We take a look at some of the answers.

Fired Up Series

Week 16


Fire is an integral part of the human experience… and so is conflict. Both are powerful forces that can be helpful and dangerous.

Week 17

Fuel on the Fire

In this video we introduce the three phases of conflict escalation according to Friedrich Glasl.

Week 18

Flame Throwers

We look at the typical actions that tend to cause conflicts to escalate from one phase to the next.

Lenses Series

Week 19


Music video – a song about feeling invisible, bringing up the topic of the lenses we choose to see through.

Week 20


A talk about how we see ourselves and tips to make sure we’re using the right lenses.

Week 21

Blind Spots

We all have blind spots and we don’t always know what they are. Admitting we have them is step one.

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