I Believe in ME! is a youth empowerment program designed to share the concepts behind living more consciously and deliberately to create the life that one wants. Created by Rebecca Psigoda, Certified Infinite Possibilities Trainer, this program is based on the principles outlined in the New York Times best-selling book, Infinite Possibilities: The Art of Living Your Dreams by Mike Dooley. The intention of this program is to show youth how powerful they are and that if they can use their imagination, believe in themselves, and follow a few simple steps every day, they can create the life they want.
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What Students Will Learn Through I Believe in ME!
We offer customized curriculums for ages 5-10 years old and 11-14 years old.
The 10-hour program sessions and their intended benefits are as follows:
Session #1 - Introduction
Benefit – Get to know each other, the purpose of the program, the mutual agreements, and what to expect from the trainer and the program itself.
Session #2 - Thoughts Become Things
Benefit – To establish an understanding of the importance of choice in everything that one does in life beginning with what one thinks about.
Session #3 – Meditation and Visualizations
Benefit – To provide an introduction to the concepts of meditation and visualizations to increase awareness of one’s own mind and its’ ability to shift one’s life experience through intention.
Session #4 – Beliefs
Benefit – To understand that this is where many of our thoughts and emotions come from and that we have the ability to shift to beliefs that are more agreeable to achieving our success in whatever area we choose.
Session #5 – Empowering Beliefs
Benefit – To understand that limiting beliefs are what often hold us back and show how easy it is to shift them into beliefs that work for us in achieving our goals and dreams.
Session #6 – Emotions
Benefit – Learning the importance of honoring our emotions as life’s feedback system but also to show our ability to shift them to ones that feel better when we are ready to move on. This includes understanding that we have the ability to choose the emotions that we want in life whenever we like as opposed to waiting for life to provide circumstances for us to react to.
Session #7 – Mandalas
Benefit – To have a quiet reflective experience with a form of art that shows connection and creates a sense of calm. Acknowledge the importance of art therapy as a choice for managing one’s own emotions.
Session #8 – Dreams, Goals and Taking Action
Benefit – To show the importance of having dreams, designing goals, and following through with baby steps each day towards achievement.
Session #9 – Vision Boards and Community Puzzle
Benefit – Creation of a physical object that becomes a daily reminder of one’s dreams, or a visual of how important each individual is as a part of a whole provides participants more fun and relaxed opportunity for learning and development of these concepts.
Session #10 – Graduation
Benefit – Celebration is an important part of accomplishment, empowerment and having fun!
I Believe in Me! is a program that promotes lifelong learning by encouraging youth to develop the following traits:
By showing curiosity about human nature and how the world works.
By seeking and valuing diversity.
By persisting in seeking out new solutions.
By using their unique talents and intelligence to promote positive change.
Introducing The IPpie Kids…
These characters represent each module of the curriculum for ages 5-10. They come to life to help guide children through the principles of the I Believe in ME! program. They even have their very own rap song!
IPpie is the nickname for certified trainers in Mike Dooley’s Infinite Possibilities® program.
Meet Your Facilitator
Jared was born into the world of I Believe in ME! At the tender age of 6, Jared lost his father to AIDS. Shortly after his father’s passing, his family spent the better part of a decade in AIDS outreach/education, writing essays and created an AIDS memorial quilt panel which is displayed globally to teach the need for compassion and healing. From a young age, he fostered an attitude of empathy, compassion and communication with his peers and elders and is now bringing these tools to this new generation.
He has spent time studying with yogis in India and shamans in Ecuador. Jared has a B.A. in management and marketing from Purdue University, is an international speaker, published writer, has over 300 hours of yoga teaching certification, professional life coaching certification, Infinite Possibilities® certified, Playing The Matrix® certified, and more. He is filled with excitement to be stepping into service with our future generation.