The Way of the Happy Child

& a path to a better world.

"A happy child grows to be her own motivational speaker, because she knows that she alone owns her happiness.  She is accountable for it, and she has the tools to create her happiness in perpetuity - no matter what ."


~John Starling

Youth Advocate

Growth Strategist 

Professional Life Coach

The Way

of the Happy Child

& a path to a better world.


A Growth for Good Seminar

-for parents, mentors, teachers, community

leaders, and child advocates everywhere.

"It takes a village to raise a child"

                                                 ~African Proverb


We're all familiar with the African Proverb that "it takes a village to to raise a child", but there's no handbook that we as global villagers are issued in order that the children of our villages are raised in such a way that the child, the family, the community, and the society as a whole benefit, and our children in turn become contributors to the greater good.

There's no handbook - especially in such a complex, integrated world, with such an enormous range of cultures; with thousands of languages, thousands of religions; myriad life and educational philosophies spread across billions of people. 

But, there could be a construct in play that we're not consciously aware of when the child and his or her mentors are operating at their best.  And if we were to become aware of that construct, and continue to improve and operate within it what might be possible for that child, that family, school, community - and the world?

You're invited!

You're invited to explore this possibility with John Starling

 via Zoom in this free interactive seminar

"The Way of the Happy Child". 

This seminar is free of charge and space is limited.
Those who are able to are encouraged to make a donation to the children's charity of their choice.

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