Safe and Responsible choices

It is always a subject that opens a lot of debate and we are glad we are now discussing this in our Well Being periods.

Today, we have brainstormed on 4 main concerns:

1- What is a safe and responsible choice?

2-Do we always make the best choices?

3-What if we don’t?

4-What stops us from making them?

As usual, a nice little debate and exchange took place and it was interesting to see the word “pressure” being mentioned by many of the older boys… we also heard “laziness”, “consequences”, “prevention” and “regret”.

We were curious to see how the older ones tend to relate immediately with their own experiences, as they project themselves into adulthood. We are positive this topic is possibly one of the most exciting ones we are going to have as there are lots of room for reflexion and exchange.

More to come, next week 😉

“People will forget what you said. People will forget what you did. People will never forget how you made them feel.”

According to our boys here are the basic ingredients for a positive relationship:









-Common interests







Mix them all together. Nurture it with time… the results can be for a lifetime 🙂


Peer Pressure & Pistachios

Our topic today was “Peer pressure”. It was around a bag of pistachios, kindly offered by Amirhossein, that we had an interesting talk about what peer pressure is and how it affects our lives.

While we were trying to define it, as a mean of influencing others to do something they might not want to, Junior raised an interesting point: peer pressure might be unvoluntary which means it might not start from a negative feeling.

After briefing about situations and how this can happen, we focused on the positive definition of peer pressure – where people’s influence towards each other leads them to do, produced or evolve in a positive direction. And we all agreed we would do our best to be role-models and positively influence each other.

However, Amirhossein has exerted a lot of negative impact on us as the whole bag of pistachios disappeared during the Well Being session  🙂