WHAT IS BETTER?
Better is a step ahead from where we are. It's advancing from our starting point to somewhere new. A place that we can reach with healthy ambition and grounded intentions.
We are committed to leaving it better because we see ourselves as drivers of change. We seek opportunities to bring about changes that can positively impact ourselves, each other, our communities, and the world.
WHAT WE'RE LEAVING BETTER
We strive to slow down, create a moment of time and space to breathe and smile. We are realistic and honest in assessing our impact, goals, outcomes, and adherence to principles. We see falling short as an opportunity to learn more, to start an engaging conversation. We take ownership of our own health, we choose healthy food to eat. We take ownership of our thoughts, our words and our actions. We choose to make ourselves healthier each day.
We believe that people who have enough sleep, eat healthy food, and exercise are in a better frame of mind to create healthy relationships. We believe that different generations can learn from each other. We believe that the students doing the work are more important than the work itself. We bring diverse educational approaches including hands-on activities, environmental education, STEAM projects, gardening, and mindfulness to create a space where everyone can contribute according to their abilities.
We believe healthy schools are able to create healthy communities, with youth and schools being the driving force for good in a place. This means thriving environmental, economic and social growth.
We believe that healthy communities are the basis of healthy ecosystems. Healthy communities understand that humans are a part — albeit a small part— of the global community. Once the self, the friend, the organization, and the community are healthy, they can impact the world around them. We are the world. We understand our interconnectedness.