At Barwon Heads PS, having hope is to look forward to the future and believing that good things are going to happen.
Motto: Be positive, especially when others are not.
Hope means that you expect the best in the future, and you work hard to achieve it. You believe that the future is something that you can control.
This is why we associate hope with setting goals. We set personalised smart goals that are:
According to research optimists are:
- More successful in sport, work and athletics
- Healthier and live longer
- Less anxious Reference:https://greatergood.berkeley.edu/article/item/the_benefits_of_optimism
An activity to activate hope and optimism is to write about things that you are looking forward to in the short term and/or distant future.
What are you looking forward to?