Julia has a belief in the power of saying ‘Thank You’. She thinks that it’s a powerful way to show that you are thankful for what someone did for you. Julia has always known how to say thank you in the language of the country she has lived in. Here is Julia Dorssers with her essay on why she believes that people should say thank you more often so that the person that has helped you knows that you appreciated what they did for you.
Tetsutaro Maeda has a belief in the power of ‘never giving up. He believes that the power of never giving up can be one of the most important things to his life. Looking at when he was a younger child he noticed that he would’ve never accomplished anything and had no talents. Now he knows to never give up whenever doing a challenge. Here is Tetsutaro Maeda with his essay for This I Believe.
Nicholas believes in the power of being kind to each other. He thinks this is important because being kind to each other can make everyone feel good. He also thinks that if you speak kind words to each other, then everyone will be happy. He also thinks that if you be kind to someone, they will be kind to you so both of you will feel good. Here is Nicholas Roberts with his essay for This I Believe.
Nene believes in kindness. It is something that her family has talked about for a long time. She believes that it makes everyone’s day just by saying hi to someone. That means kindness to her. Her family has believed in it ever since and it is important to her too. Kindness makes her, her. Here is Nene’s essay on her story about kindness and how it can affect people, and even animals, and make their day.
11-year-old Oliver Burkes believes in the power of integrity and doing the right thing even when someone isn’t looking. Looking back at some of the decisions he made in his life, he realises that his life would be a lot harder if he wasn’t being completely trustworthy and honest. He also realises that a lot of his best friends and the people he liked were completely honest with him. Here is Oliver Burkes with his essay on This I believe.
Mari is interested in the power of honesty because her parents told her that if she told the truth about doing a bad thing, then they would forgive her. Mari believes honesty is important to the world because lots of people tend to respect people who tell the truth. Here is Mari with her essay for This I Believe.
Yasmin Rodrigues believes in that everyone can do what they love. She became interested in this because of a memory, Yasmin Rodrigues believes this is important to the world because a lot of people are being forced to do things that do not make them smile. Here is Yasmin Rodrigues with her essay This I Believe.
Have you ever felt stuck when you are trying to hook somebody up in a conversation? Conversation is a belief Luca Takagi has. He thinks that if you have a good conversation with somebody, that means you will get along well with that person, while that person also feels nice to have somebody to express their thoughts.
Rise believes the strength of being caring because her parents said if you do a good thing then something good would happen. Here is her essay on why she believe caring about others.