Affirmations are positive words spoken to counter negative thoughts. We face challenges daily and even our little humans have their fair share of daily challenges.
These challenges can leave behind negative feelings that in turn create negative thoughts. This, as you know, negative thoughts can become mental strong holds that tear us down.
Our words carry weight and just as there are phrases and words to never use on children, there are also words or statements known as positive affirmations that can help your kids tackle and handle challenges as they come each day.
Be that as it may, your three year old can practice saying positive affirmations daily and get used to it. Affirmations foster positive growth mindset and improve their confidence. Affirmations help renew the mind and bring light into the soul. Self-affirmation can teach your kids how to redirect negative thoughts into more positive ones.
Your kids don’t have to do these affirmations alone, in fact practicing it with them encourages them to get used to it. Positive affirmations are not just for children, adults can take part in this exercise as well. Moreover, children learn by observation, if they witness you saying your affirmations especially when faced with difficulties, it makes them more comfortable with saying theirs.
Practicing morning affirmations can help your child start their day on the right track, and when they are met with self-esteem challenges, positive affirmations can help them overcome it.
You can be creative with the affirmations and personalize them to meet your child’s challenges, but here are some ideas that can support you.
Positive Affirmations for Self-Esteem in Children.
- I am confident and brave.
- I am important and special,
- I am a problem-solver.
- Mistakes help me learn and grow.
- I am proud of myself and my accomplishments.
- I can be a positive leader to others.
- I am intelligent.
- I am unique and I can perform better at school.
- I have a purpose and I will achieve great things.
- I have a strong mind.
- I embrace my fears and become better than yesterday.
- I shine brighter than the sun.
- I have amazing talents that the world will see.
- I am loved.
- I am generous.
- I am creative.
- I am capable.
- I am perfect just the way I am.
- I am whole and complete.
- I go after my dreams.
- I am joyful.
Affirmations are not just mere words, they are powerful enough to break down walls of negative strong holds that build up in our minds, teaching and encouraging your children to take up this habit will help them both at school and in life. Start practicing daily affirmations with your child/children today and watch as their confidence grow, and their world become colorful.