Choices in Life

The letter Y represents the fork in the road of life choices. This letter will be seen many times by students and families of Kala Star Academics and Outdoor School.

“Alice came to a fork in the road. ‘Which road do I take?’ she asked.

‘Where do you want to go?’ responded the Cheshire Cat.

‘I don’t know,’ Alice answered.

‘Then,’ said the Cat, ‘it doesn’t matter.”

– Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland

Why is becoming an intrinsically Self-Motivated, Self-Directed Learner important?

  • Learning there is a choice, or not, to complete your schoolwork.
  • Learning there is a choice, or not, to eat and maintain a healthy, active lifestyle.
  • Learning there is a choice, or not, to take the positive, gratifying road, or the negative, boring road.
  • Learning there is a choice, or not, to be a bully or walk away from being bullied.
  • Learning there is a choice, or not, to be prepared so you are on time for an appointment, interview, and job.
  • Learning there is a choice, or not, to get in a vehicle with a driver who is under the influence. Or, the confidence to prevent your friends from getting in a vehicle or behind the wheel if under the influence.
  • Learning there is a choice, or not, to choose a natural high with nature rather than substance abuse or misuse.
  • Learning there is a choice, or not, for your children to bring up their children to make positive choices too!

Would you rather your child have experience choosing positive choices in life, or have them have to deal with life’s natural consequences? Choosing Kala Star as your child’s educational path, you are investing in your children’s children’s children’s children’s children’s …

“Education is often considered the foundation for creating a well-rounded and productive society, but this belief usually stems from being sure that those coming out of the education system are able to keep the wheels of society turning in order to maintain profit margins of large companies in a system that requires constant growth. Instead of having creative and out-of-the-box-thinking people, the current style of education creates more submissive, obedient and trained graduates so the current system is always maintained.

What this means is that standard education is focused less on each individual and their growth and more on creating a supply of worker bees that can go out into the world and follow within the confines the system sets out.”

Sir Ken Robinson TED talk in 2007

Your family can now choose your child’s educational path with Kala Star Academics and Outdoor School.

Choices in Life Quotes

“In every single thing you do, you are choosing a direction. Your life is a product of choices.”

– Kathleen Hall

It is not what you do for your children, but what you have taught them to do for themselves, that will make them successful human beings.

– Ann Landers

“Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it’s always your choice.”

– Wayne W. Dyer

“Each person has a choice; the choice to do as one may wish and as one wants remains with the individual. If a person sees no benefit to change, they will not change.”

– Byron Pulsifer

We all need to decide whether to “play it safe” in life and worry about the downside, or instead take a chance, by being who we really are and living the life our heart desires.

– Charlie Badenhop

“There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.”

– Denis Waitley

“It is your choice whether you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do, so choose at your fork in the road your route. Explore, dream big, create, motivate, discover, learn, and love to laugh, I mean really love to laugh!”

– Brad Swanson

“Your attitude can take you forward or your attitude can take you down. The choice is always yours!”

“It is about choices we make. And how the direction of our lives comes down to the choices we choose.”

“How you react to situations is your personal choice. It is your decision, and yours alone, to determine the importance you give to any situation.”

– Catherine Pulsifer

“In any moment of decision the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.”

– Theodore Roosevelt

“The remarkable thing we have is a choice every day regarding the attitude we will embrace for that day. We cannot change our past. We cannot change the fact that people will act in a certain way. We cannot change the inevitable. The only thing we can do is play on the one string we have, and that is our attitude.”

– Charles Swindoll

“If you have made mistakes…there is always another chance for you…you may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing we call ‘Failure’ is not the falling down but the staying down.”

– Mary Pickford