Your impact with Bright Side

Understand the impact you would like to make in your life through exploring who you are, your strengths, and where you are going. Bright Side can help you get clear on the impact you would like to make in your life.

“Your vocation in life is where your greatest joy meets the world's greatest need.” - Frederick Buechner

Bright Side impact exercise

Complete our short exercise to get started. If you have any questions you can contact us, we’re here to help.

Impact exercise

Start with planning

Knowing who you are and getting clear on how you view your life, studies and work will set you up to plan for it effectively. Knowing what brings you joy, energy and meaning will also give you clues that can help you figure out how to design a life that you love. Download our worksheet and join our Bright Side guide Melissa Jenner for this workshop.

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Life is an adventure!

Life is an adventure, and no one knows what the future will hold. Get clear about what your expectations of the future are and learn how to be flexible in response to the unexpected. Set yourself up for success, whatever the future may bring. Join our Bright Side guide Melissa Jenner, as she leads you through this process of prototyping different life paths.

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Choices, choices

There are so many ways to live a meaningful and satisfying life, but which path will you choose? Take some time to consider the causes and purposes that you might like to contribute to in your lifetime and consider what might be holding you back. Join our Bright Side guide Melissa Jenner, as she supports you in navigating through some of your options.

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Start experimenting!

The best experiments are inexpensive and help people live their lives much more intelligently. What better way to start than by testing your ideas to see which ones would work best? Life is a journey that involves taking risks – so, perhaps running a few thought experiments will help you navigate what would be the best option for you to pursue next. Join our Bright Side guide Melissa Jenner to start experimenting!

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Email the Bright Side team at brightside@aut.ac.nz

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