Positivity In the Community

vs. discouragement

Maintaining a good attitude, even when faced with difficulty

To practice Positivity, I will:

  • practice gratitude
  • do good things for others
  • make time to play and relax
  • think hopeful thoughts
  • understand that obstacles are there to challenge me

Good News is Out There

We are surrounded by the Negative – news media, the economy, the climate, social media – sad news is everywhere.  But positive news is out there, too.  You may have to make a point to look for it but once you get in the habit you will be surprised how much is out there.  When it is happening to you, personally, it takes making lemonade from life’s lemons.  A  daily focus on Gratitude can help to notice the positive more often.

What can you do to recognize the Positive and share it with others?

The Links below will take you to Resources you can use with the family or within community organizations
to teach the Character Quality of Positivity.
The following activities are related to dates this month and can relate to any character quality or good character in general.

May Character All Month

Divide the class into groups. You can use seating arrangements such as a row or table to define the groups or create groups on your own. Instruct each group to…

Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day celebrates all the selfless things that mothers traditionally do for their children. Mothers tend to be Available to those who depend on them. This Mother’s Day, find a way to be Available to Mom. Could you pick something that you can do every week rather...

World Bee Day – May 20th

World Bee Day To Bee or Not To Bee(True or False) You can keep a beehive in your backyard. True - Visit this website for information on starting your own hive. Bees are important because they pollinate food crops. True - Nearly 90% of the world’s wild flowering plant...

Our other Pillars have resources that can be used in a community or family setting.

Visit Positivity in School>>

No Matter How You Say It
Curriculum Connections
Croskey’s Corner

Visit Positivity in Business>>

Power Up with Character
Interview Questions
Adult Business Books

Visit Positivity in Faith>>

Christian Family Activity
Bible Verses
Christian Poster
Prayer and Reflections
Archived Resources