Lean into International Day of Happiness ALL WEEK with LG & Discovery Education
Create your own mini wellbeing workshops in class every day in the week leading up to International Day of Happiness with specially curated Discover Your Happy videos and activities! Facilitate discussions around emotional wellness for today’s teens with dynamic resource combos that are each dedicated to one of the Six Sustainable Happiness Skills.
Sprinkle some fun throughout the week leading up to International Day of Happiness with a series of six grab-and-go resource combos from Discover Your Happy, each featuring a short video dedicated to a practical happiness skill + a companion activity to explore as a class:
MONDAY: PEOPLE POINTS
Use an interactive chart that lets students add up the positive and negative aspects of their online lives to discover the true value of Generosity. Uncover the effects of digital media on students’ emotional wellbeing with the Digital Interactions lesson bundle.
Explore the Generosity Video + Activity
TUESDAY: BENEVOLENCE BUZZ
Boost your students’ emotional IQ by exploring the scientifically proven benefits of Gratitude. Show your class how gratitude can literally change a person’s neurological state from one minute to the next with the Be Thankful activity.
Explore the Gratitude Video + Activity
WEDNESDAY: THE I IN CONNECTION
To achieve long-lasting emotional bonds with others, students must understand their role in creating Human Connection. Inspire a group discussion with the Agree to Disagree activity, which helps students recognize their part in building sustainable happiness.
Explore the Human Connection Video + Activity
THURSDAY: KNOWING THE NOW
Snap students out of autopilot and help them live every moment to the fullest with Mindfulness. Explore a simple meditation exercise that tests students’ ability to stay fully present in the moment.
Explore the Mindfulness Video + Activity
FRIDAY: OPTIMIST OPTICS
Equip students with the resiliency they need to overcome adversity and maintain an optimistic approach to the future by practicing Positive Outlook. The Judge Less, Reflect More activity opens students’ eyes to the risks involved in making snap judgments.
Explore the Positive Outlook Video + Activity
SATURDAY: HOMIES WHERE THE HEART IS
Give your students a dynamic at-home activity that puts Purpose into action with the help of family! The Chain Reaction family activity lets students establish what happiness means to them by sharing their emotions with loved ones.
Explore the Purpose Video + Activity
You can enjoy days, weeks, and months of happiness with your class by exploring additional Discover Your Happy resources designed for students, educators, and families in learning environment of all kinds. Explore these resources and more on the Discover Your Happy channel in the Discovery Education’s K-12 learning platform.