Lesson Library

Each lesson below contains a section for teens, kids, and littles and is backed by the latest academic research and the world’s wisdom traditions.

Use them in a 20-minute weekly sit-down, at mealtime or bedtime, or in an impromptu moment during the day. We add one new lesson, game, activity, or set of wisdom tales per week. Follow our weekly Thursday emails to see what’s new.

Those who want to follow a set program can see our 2022 calendar program, which uses nature’s rhythms to organize a year’s worth of selected lessons from the lesson library below. (The Uplift annual membership gets you access to this full library + the program.)

We recommend starting each lesson with a simple ritual that works for your family — lighting a candle, saying a prayer, singing a song, etc. For more insights, see how to guide an Uplift lesson, which includes a lesson on getting started. 

A family doing the Uplift lesson on play.

Emotional Well-being

Help your kids learn to regulate their emotions, so they can experience higher well-being through their life.

Life Topics

Help your kids prepare for challenging moments.

Family Life

Make life at home run just a little more smoothly.

Wisdom Practices

Practice skills and habits that bring strength, peace, and clarity in life.

Bonus: Mini-Lessons

Wisdom Traditions

Each of these mini-lessons celebrates one or two gifts that a wisdom tradition brings to the world, organized alphabetically. Also see the accompanying wisdom collections for each tradition.

Holidays

Use these mini-lessons to make your holidays more meaningful — or discover a holiday that’s entirely new. 
*** Access all printables, including journal and calendar (for members only) We recommend that members bookmark this page and add it to the home screen of their devices so the lessons are top of mind and immediately available. (See how here.)
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