I AM Noticed Core Content
Focus: Noticing Goodness
1 Minute Mirror Challenge
Choose the best option for your group to be in front of a mirror or device on selfie mode. Set a timer for one minute. Encourage everyone to look at their reflection for one minute while we Notice goodness in ourselves. This is a time to feel humbly grateful for the reflection they see not arrogant or braggy. It can be natural for people to be critical or want to change what they see. This is an opportunity to celebrate who we are and simply take one minute to practice!
After the challenge discuss as a group what is was like? What did you notice? Have you done that before? Can you imagine that practicing this would make it easier?
Challenge yourself to Notice the goodness in yourself daily. A good time to practice is when you are getting ready in the morning!
You are ENOUGH
You are AMAZING
YOU ARE NOTICED
Keep in mind that this activity may be easy for some people and hard for others. If this activity opens the door for a deeper conversation please encourage that conversation to take place with the school counselor or other mental health professional.
Make a list of the people in your life that you want to Notice.
We are all natural noticers. We are good at noticing when we are hot or cold or happy or sad. Noticing goodness in ourselves and others is an important skill set that we can learn.
When we are thinking about Noticing goodness in the people in our lives we can ask questions like:
What have I learned about this person?
What am I grateful for about this person?
How does this person make the world a better place?
Use the Notice Worksheet to make a list of the people in your life that you can Notice. Next to each person's name write what goodness you've Noticed about them.
Once you have a list of people to Notice then the fun really begins. Take the time to tell the people on your list that you Noticed them and what you Noticed about them.
To Print: Right click, save to desktop, then print as
full page. Trim page in half
There is so much power in taking the time to share with someone the goodness you have Noticed in them. Noticing can be as simple as sharing an authentic compliment and when you add a personal note it helps the person remember why you Noticed them.
Have a copy of the Noticed Note printed out for each person.
Encourage everyone use the top portion to write a note to themselves Noticing their own goodness. Then use the bottom half to Notice someone else in their life. Encourage everyone to keep their note to themselves and to give the other note to the person they want to Notice.
*Students may want to draw a picture or add more words to the backside of their half sheet.