What Are Affirmations?
Affirmations are different from quotes. Affirmations are simple present tense, positive, personal and specific statement that you repeat to yourself – you say it over and over to yourself or written down frequently until you believe it.
According to Wikipedia, Affirmations in New Thought and New Age terminology refer primarily to the practice of positive thinking and self-empowerment—fostering a belief that "a positive mental attitude supported by affirmations will achieve success in anything. “............read more
What Are Positive Affirmations for Kids?
Affirmations for kids hold positive messages and thoughts that are designed to calm worries, encourage success, and increase the possibility for positive results in someone’s life. Positive thinking is a powerful tool that can lead to a happy and blissful life. With positive thinking one is able to manage stress, overcome challenges, and make better choices. Positive thinking skill should be imbibed in life at the earliest. Kids and growing children should be taught to use positive thinking in their lives – daily.
Why Affirmations Are Important for Children?
As important as it is for parents to encourage, love and support our children, it is just as important that children learn to create this within themselves. Affirmations are a powerful and holistic way of building a positive mind, and happier children. Nurturing their authentic self, helping them to enjoy the magic of childhood. Affirmations that help children to believe in themselves (confidence and self-esteem), recognize that they are good at something and encourage them to share their skill with others are essential building bock of resiliency.
Affirmations are ~ ‘to affirm to one’s self ‘. Positive words which are absorbed by the mind to create your belief system. Once the affirmations are learnt, they work by coming to mind when that belief is challenged. By saying affirmation- whether out loud or mentally – Just a few positive words spoken each day can amazingly make such a difference. In fact, a recent study found that children’s self-esteem, or how they feel about themselves, is established by kindergarten and remains relatively stable into adulthood. Another study found that affirmations could decrease stress, increase wellbeing, improve academic performance and encourage behavior's change. This is why so important for children to practice positive affirmations at a young age; developing foundations on which to grow, kids can become much more prepared to use them when facing difficulties later in life