“Who Are You” discussion questions

Posted on March 23, 2017

Discussion Questions Who are you? What defines who you are? What is the best thing about being a girl/boy? How is being a girl/boy different from being a boy/girl? Talk about a time when you wished you were not a girl/boy? What group of people do you like to hang out with? What has been the most difficult part about getting older? When do you pretend to be somebody else? What are some qualities you judge other people on? What…

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“Who Am I?” tool

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Activity 1 – Mind Mapping Give each of participant several sheets of paper and a pen and have them write “Who am I?” in the center of each of the pages. Get them to do a series of mind maps where they write down who they perceive themselves to be in various areas of life. Spend a few minutes on each of the following mind map topics: Relationships – List all the different relationship roles that they have, such as…

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“Today I Choose….” tool

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Today I Choose…. Everything we do in life is a choice. Every choice has a consequence. The consequence can be positive or negative. Young people often find it more difficult to think about the ramifications of their decisions. The pressures and uncertainties during times of trouble can lead to poor choices. This activity focuses on the importance of thinking through and planning to help promote healthy decision making. Materials A copy of the My Life is a Choice handout for…

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“The Masks We Wear” tool

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People often compare themselves to others. They also wear different masks or put on different faces, depending in the particular norms of the social situation they are in. Masks provide a comforting way for them to hide their true selves and fit in and they serve as a protective barrier to avoid getting hurt. Teenagers, in particular, often go through tumultuous times and experience a roller coast of emotions, leaving them more vulnerable to loss of identity. This activity allows…

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Identity Circles

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Identity Circles / Value Circles Identity Circles (also known as Identity Cards or Value Circles) is a deeper get-to-know-you game, during which you will have an opportunity to discuss with many friends the values that make up your identity and how you prioritize them in your life. For this activity, you will be paired up with several different people, the number depending on how many people are in your group. The activity works best in even numbers, as pairing requires.…

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