What is something that surprised you this past week
Avoda Part One: Pick something on the list below you feel most apathetic about, or stuck.
my grades / my ability to do well in school
my popularity / my social network
my relationship with Hashem
My feelings toward a class I don’t like
Spend a few minutes journaling and answer the following questions:
Avoda Part Two: Partner up with another student. Practice reflective listening. Listen to each other share, and when your partner finishes sharing, make sure to say “I hear you say that you feel X...did I get that correct?”
Then, each partner should offer each other a bracha using the following formula:
“I heard from you that you see your___________ (fill in the blank) in a cynical or apathetic way way. My bracha to you is that you may see your_______________ from a place of self-compassion, warmth, and positivity. “
Whip around…It’s important to me to believe that my feelings toward X can change because...