Singer and songwriter, Ron Artis II shares his love of creating and performing music. He talks about the importance of being authentic and staying true to yourself.Read More
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Some suggested questions to ask after you watch the video:
How are art and music outlets helpful for exploring things we don’t understand?
Jon says that music allows the sharing of feelings and offers a chance to connect to others. How do you share your feelings and connect with others?
What do you think Jon means by the phrase inverse peer pressure? Do you ever experience it?
Tim talks about surrounding himself with people that help him stay engaged in what’s important. Describe the power of friendship and peer pressure.
Jon says that drugs and alcohol numb pain and don’t offer a true escape - we need to work through pain. He suggests seeking out a counselor or a friend. Who can you go to?
Jon & Tim Foreman – Members of Switchfoot
Jon & Tim Foreman | 5min 45sec
By surrounding themselves with positive influences, Jon and Tim Foreman of Switchfoot were able to find immense success in their passions–surfing and music. After completing the Switchfoot worksheet, encourage students to share their natural highs by having them hashtag #LiveNaturallyHigh on their social media accounts.