There are many benefits of teaching our children words of affirmation. As they grow and learn different behaviors, words of affirmation can be hardwired into their brains to create a nurturing self-belief in what is happening to themselves.
Using affirmations is a great way for kids to start the day or to deal with challenging situations that come up during the day. Repetition of affirmations can help kids to interrupt negative or anxious thinking patterns that come with worry in order to refocus attention and change outlooks.
Using affirmations to practice positive thinking can turn your day around
The more positive thoughts your child has, the better they’ll feel, and the better their day will go.
Affirmations for kids strengthen the ‘control center’ of the brain
When your child uses affirmations for kids, they are literally disengaging their ’emotion brain’ and re-activating the part of the brain responsible for problem-solving, impulse control and emotional regulation.
Affirmations with kids builds lifelong resilience
The more your child practices intentional positive thought, the easier time their neurons will have traveling this path in the future. Essentially, you’re helping your child build a neurological on-ramp to resilience on the ‘highway’ of their future challenges.
Coach Benjamin Mizrahi. Educator. Learning Specialist. Family Coach. Father. Husband.
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