Resourceful people show many different character traits. They’re open-minded, confident, imaginative, creative, adaptable, and positive. They think of ways to solve problems.
One thing I’ve noticed with our students is we tend to have a lot of really nice people. Our students tend to be really good at showing compassion for each other. Sometimes, though, what we need to work on is showing compassion for ourselves.
Let’s talk about compassion for animals, for our non-human friends in our life that we love very much. We can read what our animals are feeling and how they’re doing — and show compassion.
Compassion isn’t just empathy. It’s not just understanding how somebody feels. It’s doing something about it too. So let’s go through some different situations and talk about how we can help people out.
Compassion means that when you feel bad, sad, or mad I want to help you to feel better. And it starts with empathy.
Patience is an important thing to show. Impatience is something that we all get. Trying to figure out how to work through your impatience, something that works for you every time, is a really important part of life.