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Ron Artis II

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DISCUSSION QUESTIONS

Some suggested questions to ask after you watch the video:

Question #1:

Ron is excited to share about his family. Who can you depend on?

Question #2:

Music makes Ron happy, and even though some days he feels exhausted by it, it brings him joy and satisfaction. What exhausts you and also brings you joy? Why?

Question #3:

It’s easy to believe what other people think about you, but Ron tells us to trust in who we are. Who are you? When has someone made you doubt that? How can you believe in your authentic self?

Question #4:

Ron talks about choices - and sometimes you might have to make a hard one. When have you made a choice you’re proud of? What makes it a choice you are proud of?

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Bethany Hamilton on Staying Active and Engaged

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DISCUSSION QUESTIONS

Some suggested questions to ask after you watch the video:

Question #1:

Bethany talks about the importance of staying healthy. What is one healthy decision you have made for yourself?

Question #2:

What can you do to focus on health?

Question #3:

Bethany looks for things to be grateful for - this helps her face new challenges. What are you grateful for?

Question #4:

Being active helps to keep Bethany engaged. How are you active?

Question #5:

Surfing, Bethany says, is so fun that it keeps her “coming back for more.” What is fun to you and keeps you coming back for more?

Question #6:

Bethany has many fans that admire her for her persistence and strength. What is one thing you think you should be admired for?

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Echosmith

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DISCUSSION QUESTIONS

Some suggested questions to ask after you watch the video:

Question #1:

Noah says that they believe in their message. What is your message?

Question #2:

Noah also notes the importance of sharing their voices. Who is it important for you to share your voice with?

Question #3:

Sydney talks about being real and honest as a person. Who is the real you? Do you agree that it is important to be honest about who you are? Why or why not?

Question #4:

What do you think Noah means when he says that drugs take you out of the moment?

Question #5:

Jamie says that music helps them to say the things that are hard to say. What’s hard for you to say? Why?

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Matt Bellace (Science of a Natural High)

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DISCUSSION QUESTIONS

Some suggested questions to ask after you watch the video:

Question #1:

How is exercise beneficial physically and emotionally?

Question #2:

What are endorphins and why are they important?

Question #3:

Matt suggests that drugs can mimic anandamide. Why does that matter?

Question #4:

What are the dangers of pursuing a high with a drug?

Question #5:

What is a natural high?

Question #6:

Why does Matt suggest a Natural High is a good thing?

Question #7:

What natural high do you enjoy or would you like to try?

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Terry Kennedy

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DISCUSSION QUESTIONS

Some suggested questions to ask after you watch the video:

Question #1:

Why was Terry so confused by the diversity of people involved in skating? How did being with a diverse group impact him? Do you prefer to be with people like you or people unlike you? Explain.

Question #2:

How did going to the skate park every day help Terry?

Question #3:

How do you think experiencing the pain that his mom went through affected his decision to not engage with drugs and alcohol?

Question #4:

Terry says that when he’s skating he’s representing his skate friends and that if he were to take drugs, that would reflect on them. In essence, part of what keeps him off drugs is his dedication to his friends. Are there people in your life that you represent? Who are they? How do your actions reflect on them? Does this impact your decisions?
 
Terry offers three pieces of advice:
● Surround yourself with positive people.
● Be comfortable with yourself.
● Have fun.

Question #5:

Do you surround yourself with positive people? How can you make an effort to do this more?

Question #6:

Are you comfortable with yourself? What is one step you can take to be more comfortable with yourself?

Question #7:

What is fun for you? Does something you do that is fun provide what you would call a natural high for you?

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