We want our children to be happy, healthy, and safe as parents and caregivers. One extremely crucial approach to achieving this is to protect and nurture their mental health. Everything from physical health to self-esteem and self-confidence is affected by mental health. We must begin early to assist children to build a growth mindset and use positive self-talk for them to thrive.

Here are some positive affirmations for kids to include in your child’s everyday routine:

  1. I learn from my errors.
  2. I accept others as they are.
  3. I am very much liked.
  4. I am in charge of my own body.
  5. I am capable of completing difficult tasks.
  6. I can be kind to myself and others.
  7. I choose to be joyful.
  8. I have faith in myself.
  9. I have the ability to make a difference in my environment.
  10. I see beauty in everything.

You may encourage youngsters to say these affirmations to themselves by having them gaze in the mirror or at a photo of themselves. Affirmations can also be divided into categories to assist children in dealing with various difficulties. Affirmations regarding healthy boundaries, self-worth affirmations, and compassion affirmations are all examples of categories. The most essential thing is to make it a regular habit. The shorter, sweeter, and simpler the exercise, the more likely youngsters are to stick with it.


Article by

Rose .A. Milani,

Parent Coach and Registered Mental Health Counsellor

Based in Melbourne, Australia



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