Box of Life


  • To encourage new thinking
  • To increase awareness of one's norms and values
  • To evaluate and implement training results


This activity is useful on the last day of a training session.


Any number at any level


Five to ten minutes

Handouts, Materials, and Equipment

  • Several sheets of paper and a pencil for each participant
  • Any small container such as a box or hat


  1. Hand out paper and pencils to all participants. Note that we all sometimes use inspiring mottoes or clichés to help lift our spirits during difficult times.
  2. Instruct each person to write an inspiring motto or cliché on a piece ...

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