With his very haphazard Photoshop skills Kyle introduces the concept of Certainty by looking at some common situations we find ourselves in.
RUNTIME: 4min 49sec
Prompts to get you thinking and responding to Mashy GFX Certainty
Share some of the things you are unsure about.
Kyle talks about situations where we can feel uncertain: returning to school and things are a bit different, things at home aren’t how they usually are, and when watching the news. Which one of these situations are you most uncertain about right now? Describe the situation that you’re feeling uncertain about. *Hopefully you’re with people you trust, and you each respect that this could be sensitive for some of you.
Describe what you have done in the past to help when you’ve been uncertain about something.
Explain what certainty means to you.
Being uncertain can sometimes make us feel, panicked, worried, confused, and overwhelmed. Kyle tells us to focus on what we can be certain of. Using the situation from question 2, share what you can be certain of right now.
Lyds shares a very useful catch phrase that reminds us about the importance of Certainty.
RUNTIME: 3min 45sec
Prompts to get you thinking and responding to Catch Phrase Certainty
Share about a time when you just had no idea what was going on. Include: where you were, who was there, when it happened, why you were so uncertain, how you reacted, and what you did.
Lydia tells us that focussing on what we can be certain of helps us to calm ourselves. We can be certain of the things directly in front of us, the things we can see, feel, taste, smell, and hear. Right now, right where you are, what can you see, feel, taste, smell, and hear?
Explain why focussing on things you know could be helpful in situations of uncertainty.
Practice the Catchphrase with the actions; ‘Focus on what you know’.
In te reo the Catchphrase is; ‘Mao piri ki tou ukaipo’. This translates to ‘Hold tightly onto your identity’. Discuss how doing this can help in times of uncertainty.
Inside Stu's head there are a lot of practical examples that can help us with Certainty.
RUNTIME: 3min 40sec
Prompts to get you thinking and responding to Brain Thoughts Certainty
Practice focussing on what you know by imagining yourself in the scenarios Stu goes through. a. Trying something new. b. Trying to understand something. c. Your future. d. When sports have been put off for a really long time. e. Moving house.
Now, think of the things you would see, feel, taste, smell and hear. Share these.
Describe other scenarios that could cause uncertainty.