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Start:Jul 07, 2020

Duration:15 Minute(s)

Goal: this Cognitive Trail will increase the confidence to activate hope with a plan (Turning Heartache Into Triumph).

Description: The Next Step series was developed to guide foster teens and young adults through specific step-by-step actions. The steps act a lot like a ... Read More


Step 1

Go to the 'video' icon above and watch a contestant on Britain's 'Idol' shock the judges and audience.

Let us know what you thought about her voice when you've finished.

Step 2

What was the first thing that jumped in your mind about Susan when you first saw her?

Step 3

What did you think of her courage to sing despite the audience and judges who were mocking her?

Step 4

Consider how the singer clung to her view about her ability to sing, refused to give into the mocking, and wowed everyone in the process.

It's time to revisit your own strengths.

What were the 3 positive qualities you wrote about in Day 3 (yesterday)?

Step 5

Describe how it felt to revisit those positive traits.

Step 6

It's vitally important to be able to flip what someone has said about you early in your life to the opposite and positive quality.

We believe that your positive qualities are linked to your life's destiny, which is based on your authentic - real - self.

So if you convince yourself that the critical words were true, then you rob yourself of your future.

As you come to see that you already possess your positive traits, then possibilities begin opening up for you in all areas of your life, unexpected really good things.

Do you want to know how to fight to hang on to them so you can experience those opportunities we're talking about?

Step 7

The rest of the 'Turning Heartache into Triumph' trail is designed to get you there.

For today start your positive turnaround by repeating those 3 good qualities about yourself whenever your thoughts - any thoughts - turn critical or worried.

Start now. Repeat your positive traits.

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