7 Habits Vocabulary
The 7 Habits for Happy Children-
Steven Coveyhabit 1

Habit 1 — Be Proactive

You're in Charge
I am a responsible person. I take initiative. I choose my actions, attitudes, and moods. I do not blame others for my wrong actions. I do the right thing without being asked, even when no one is looking.

Habit 2 — Begin with the End in Mindhabit 2
Have a Plan
I plan ahead and set goals. I do things that have meaning and make a difference. I am an important part of my classroom and contribute to my school’s mission and vision. I look for ways to be a good citizen.
Habit 3 — Put First Things First
Work First, Then Play
I spend my time on things that are most important. Thishabit 3
means I say no to things I know I should not do. I set priorities, make a
schedule, and follow my plan. I am disciplined and organized.

Habit 4 — Think Win-Win
habit 4Everyone Can Win
I balance courage for getting what I want with consideration
for what others want. I make deposits in others’ Emotional Bank Accounts. When conflicts arise, I look for third alternatives.

Habit 5 — Seek First to Understand, Then to Be Understood
Listen Before You Talkhabit 5
I listen to other people’s ideas and feelings. I try to see things from their viewpoints. I listen to others without interrupting. I am confident in voicing my ideas. I look people in the eyes when talking.

Habit 6 — Synergize
Together Is Better
 I value other people’s strengths and learn from them. I get along well with
others, even people who are different than me. I work well in groups. I seek
habit 6out other people’s ideas to solve problems because I know that by teaming
with others we can create better solutions than anyone of us can alone. I am humble.


Habit 7Sharpen The Saw
Balance Feels Best  
I take care of my body by eating right, habit 7exercising and getting sleep. I spend
time with family and friends. I learn in lots of ways and lots of places,
not just at school. I find meaningful ways to help others.