This decision scenario sets up an opportunity to explore appropriate risk-taking. It complements the Decision Focus video on Risky Decisions to provide an activity that illustrates several of the critical concepts. Lexie is able to use Decision Skills to convince her parents to let her go bungee jumping and asks the students to consider what kind of appropriate risks will get them out of their comfort zones.
Lexie is a teenager who received an invitation to go bungee jumping for the first time. After considering her own values and Decision Fitness, she decided that she wanted to go. But she needed to convince her parents. Her parents were scared for her safety and wanted to know who would pay for it. Did she go? Watch to find out! Lexie is a DEF Volunteer and Ambassador.