Move This World: Your Silver Lining
When Rusty needs to build a new contraption or when Rubble needs to build something to solve a big problem, they can be nervous or frustrated.
Everyone sometimes feels nervous, sad, or frusrated when they face big questions or big challenges.
Our friends at Move This World are sharing a fun and handy strategy called Silver Lining that grown-ups and children can practice to imagine frustrations as gray storm clouds … and then using their minds to think them away and reveal a beautiful rainbow! It’s a great way to shift perspectives and say “goodbye” to frustration.
- Let's watch the Move This World video and practice Your Silver Lining. What is frustrating you today that you cannot control? With Move This World's teacher, Elliot, let's imagine that your frustration is a dark, gloomy rain cloud forming above. Breathe in 1 - 2 - 3 - 4, and out 4 - 3 - 2 - 1.
- Now let's think of something that makes you happy! Let's imagine that your happy thing is a rainbow breaking through the rain cloud. Breathe in 1 - 2 - 3 - 4, and out 4 - 3 - 2 - 1.
- Is the sky clear? Let's imagine the thing that made you frustrated float away as the happy rainbow shines its bright colors in the sky.
Find more exercises from Move This World to help you play at home or at school here.
And please share this fun #SEL exercise from @Move_ThisWorld in the @BigHeartWorld initiative with your friends!