Life lessons : Positive affirmations to teach your kids
Are you struggling to find a way to boost your child’s self-esteem? Introducing your little one to affirmations could really change the way they see the world and themselves.
Affirmations are a popular strategy used for positively programming your child’s subconscious mind. (Their inner voice) They can be used to motivate and to enhance their self-esteem. They are clear, concise and positive. If your child is struggling with self-esteem, try arming them with some positive affirmations below. Or create your own, just remember. Keep your child’s affirmations short, positive and in the present tense.
Remember the subconscious is the bottom line. Anything long-winded or wordy may be lost in translation. Encourage your child to close their eyes and repeat them. Eyes closed and sincere emotion. Their emotion intensity will determine where the affirmation is placed in their subconscious mind. Stronger intensity, higher priority.
Before bed is the ideal time for affirmations. Their final thoughts before falling asleep will be embedded deep in their subconscious mind. Therefore, creating stronger lasting impressions and quicker results.
Here are some affirmations to try:
“I am amazing”
“I am loved”
“I am safe”
“I am important”
“I am proud of myself”
“I am proud of my accomplishments”
“I can do anything I set my mind to”
“I am kind”
“I enjoy helping others”
“I am peaceful”
“I have lots of friends who love me”
“Every problem has an answer”
“I can do it”
“I accept and love myself”
“I am brave”
It is important to remember that your child’s self-esteem is their own subconscious biography, describing who they think they are. As parents, we can really help our little ones to utilize affirmations for making major shifts in how they see themselves.