Sometimes we say mean things to ourselves in our head, like “I’m not good enough” or “I’ll never be able to do this.” But did you know that if we talk nicely to ourselves instead, we can feel better and do better? Let’s learn about the power of positive self-talk!
Why Negative Talk Is Not Nice
When we say mean things to ourselves, it can make us feel sad or angry. It can also make it hard for us to do things we want to do.
How Positive Talk Helps Us Feel Better
When we say nice things to ourselves, it can make us feel happy and proud. It can also help us do things better, like try harder and not give up.
Ways to Talk Nicely to Ourselves
We can talk nicely to ourselves by saying things like “I can do this” or “I am good enough.” We can also celebrate when we do something well, even if it’s just a small thing.
Talking nicely to ourselves is a way to feel better and do better.
Let’s try to say nice things to ourselves every day and see how it makes us feel!
What could be easier ways to speak nicely to yourself?
What are specific ways of making it harder to say mean things to yourself?