Self-talk is an important part of self-esteem and self-confidence. It's a way to motivate yourself to do better or to feel better about yourself.
Self-talk is important because it can help us stay on track with our goals. It can also help us overcome negative thoughts and feelings which we may experience from time to time.
Self-talk is something that we do with ourselves, not something someone else does with us. It’s the voice inside our heads that tells us what we should do or how we should feel about something.
Making Our Self-Talk Positive
We can make our self-talk positive by telling ourselves things like "I am great at this" or "I am doing my best."
Children are exposed to many negative messages and events in their lives. As a result, they may develop an unhealthy self-image and low self-esteem.
Positive self-talk is important for kids because it can improve their self-esteem and confidence. It also helps them to have a more positive outlook on life. The more positive self-talk kids have, the more confident they will feel. They will also be able to see themselves in a more positive light. This is because they are exposed to their own voice which is telling them how great they are.
7 Positive Self-Talk Affirmations You Can Try With Your Kids
To help children build positive self-talk habits, here are 7 positive self-talk affirmations that you can use with your child:
1) I am strong.
2) I am smart.
3) I can do hard things.
4) I am beautiful inside and out.
5) My voice is important.
6) It’s okay to make mistakes sometimes.
7) I am enough just the way that I am right now, today!
We want to inspire all our little readers and doodlers to believe in the power of their creativity and imagination, especially when they are tempted to doubt themselves.
Watch Our Inspirational Doodle Videos For Positive Affirmations for Kids
If you've got a free minute, why not tune into our Inspirational Doodles Video called 'Positive Self-Talk Matters'!
We know it’s not always easy to practice positive self-talk but hopefully, this will be a great reminder when needed!
By the way, if you want to know a little inside scoop behind the inspirational doodle videos, check out this blog post.
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What positive self-talk affirmations will you and your kids practice this week?
Let us know in the comments below!
Until next time, keep dreaming, keep believing and keep doodling! :-)
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