The world has its dangers and we need to be careful but the earth is an amazing and wonderful place with so much to experience and explore.
Whether it is a harmless spider web or a truly fearful event in our lives, having a better understanding of our natural responses can help us better face the situation and minimize its impact on us and our children.
As we journey through the pandemic, it will continue to be hard, but we will have small awesome things happen every day. The key is that we take the time to acknowledge them.
We will continue to fear the unknown. There will always be dragons on our maps and in our minds, but learning how to slay the dragons can be a life skill for us to teach our children and ourselves.
Science has estimated that 92% of the things we fear throughout our lives are not actually legitimate. Only 8% of our fears are rooted in reality.
Our theme this year, ‘Fearless’, was chosen because it is important for us, especially during this moment in history, to teach our children about fear.
We are going to spend time helping our students learn how fear is an important emotion that can help protect us in a dangerous world, but can also hold us back, hinder us, or even be a negative force in our lives.’
The phrase ‘welcome back’ is used to express happiness that someone has returned after leaving for a period of time. The ironic thing is that this year the overwhelming majority did not actually ‘leave’.
Old Director's Blog Archive
We shall keep our old Dalat Reflections blog active for an archive of several year's of posts and articles. It shall no longer be updated, all new updates will be found above.