“Breaking Free” with James Petersen | Coomera Anglican College

“Breaking Free” with James Petersen

Coomera Anglican College Year 11 students were recently provided with a unique opportunity to participate in a transformative program called "Breaking Free." 

The program, presented by renowned motivational speaker James Petersen, aimed to empower young minds, instill resilience, and foster personal growth. Petersen, known for his impactful talks and innovative approaches to student development, brought his expertise to our school, leaving an indelible mark on the young audience.

Petersen's "Breaking Free" school program centers around empowering students to break free from limiting beliefs, explore their potential, and embrace personal growth. The program incorporated a series of interactive activities, thought-provoking discussions, and motivational talks aimed at inspiring students to unlock their true potential.

Key Concepts Explored:

Throughout the session, Petersen delved into several key concepts designed to encourage personal development among the students:

Self-Reflection: Our students were guided on a journey of self-reflection, urging them to examine their beliefs, values, and goals with an emphasis on the importance of understanding oneself as a foundation for personal growth.

Overcoming Challenges: Students were encouraged to view obstacles as opportunities for growth and to persevere in the face of adversity.

Embracing Failure: Petersen challenged the conventional perception of failure and encouraged students to reframe their perspectives. He highlighted that failure is not a permanent state but a stepping stone on the path to success. By embracing failure, students were encouraged to learn from their mistakes and grow stronger.

Building Positive Relationships: Recognising the importance of a supportive network, Petersen emphasised the value of building positive relationships. He encouraged our students to surround themselves with people who inspire and uplift them, while also inspiring others through their actions.

James Petersen's "Breaking Free" program left an indelible mark on the Year 11 students. 

Through his engaging presence and powerful messages, he inspired our students to challenge themselves, embrace failure as a stepping stone, and unlock their true potential.