AFFIRMATIONS FOR KIDS
Brought To You by Ted DeCorte, M.A.
I am connected to all living things.
My needs are important.
I can try new things with a friend.
I will take it easy on me today.
I will use my curiosity to explore wisely.
I am loveable and capable.
I am responsible for my own behavior.
I can express myself in different ways.
I can learn at my own pace.
I can find ways to express my anger without hurting myself or others.
I am a worthwhile person, even if I canít do something well.
I will listen to my body. I will exercise, eat right and get some good sleep.
I can be excited about everything.
I can find fun things to do all by myself.
I can learn to cooperate and still stand up for myself.
I can begin to make a new friend today.
I can find someone to talk to about things that are happening with my body.
I can find the love I need.
I can keep our home, our neighborhood and our world clean and beautiful.
I can say what I believe.
I will accept some things as they are.
I can do some things very well.
I am responsible for my own feelings.
I can learn some rules.
Doing my best is important.
It is OK to change the way I think.
What I do is not the same as who I am.
I can make decisions that will work for me.
I can find ways to be valuable to a group.
I always have a choice of how to think about something.
I am an individual.
I can accept that it is OK to be different and know I am special.
I will listen to what I say about others and see if it really about me.
I accept new feelings that come with change.
I will accept that something may be hard for me and ask for help.
I can develop my own interests, ideas and friendships.
Everyday something unexpected may happen.
I will take time to rest.
I will choose words that are kind.
I am, I do, I will I do.
I will do my best to reach my full potential.
It is OK to disagree if I have really listened to the other side.
It is OK for me to know all that I know.
I am different from my parents.
I will look at rules and know how they fit in my life.
It is OK to explore who I am and find out who other people are too.
I know what I need and can ask for help.
I love myself when I am active and when I am quiet.
I can finish the things that I start.
Even if it is hard, I can do things on my own.
I will act respectfully because I deserve respect.
I can get friends by listening.
I can learn from my mistakes.
I can change my feelings by changing what I do.
I can choose when to keep a secret and when to say, "No I wonít."
I can think for myself.
I will honor my friendships.
I can find a safe, secure place in my own self.
All my senses help me learn about the world around me.
What I can change, I will work on,
What I cannot change, I will not worry about.
I can use other thoughts to help me to more patient.
Each day is a new beginning.
It is OK to be imperfect. Making mistakes is human.
I can ask for help.
I can do a job one step at a time.
I will forgive myself and others today.
We each have a right to our own point-of-view.
I can learn the limits.
I can tell the truth about myself and others will still like me.
I can do things as many times as necessary to learn them.
I can practice being polite and caring and it will get easier.
I can learn to balance what I need with what other need.
I will be light-hearted and laugh today.
Itís OK for me to get angry.
I can accept and experience all of my feelings.
I can breathe to get calm.
Light shines through me when I feel great!
By changing my thinking I can handle my fear.
I am responsible for my own work, good or bad.
I can relax and think peacefully about my goals.
Today I love and accept my special self just as I am.
Peace starts with me.
I can learn to use old skills in new ways.
I choose to eat healthy foods.
My imagination can be a powerful tool for my life.
I can learn when and how to disagree.
I can think for myself and act on my own decisions.
I can always find a place to start.
I can do my best no matter what others say.
I can excel in my own way.
I can handle the low feelings until they change.
I can wait patiently while I am growing.
There is something I can learn in every "tough time".
I can help with world peace.
I will accept the changes that come into my life.
I will use my special abilities today.
I will look at the opposites in life and appreciate them.
I can relax and let myself just be me with my friends.
I choose to look at the good side and be happy and truly enjoy life.
I can help when I am asked.
I will be thankful today.
I can say goodbye to a friend.
I am different and I am OK the way I am.
I can solve problems in my life.
Today I imagine and expect good things to happen.
There is goodness and wisdom in me.
I can trust the wise self in me.
I can trust the wisdom within me.
I am an understanding and kind person.
I take responsibility for how I feel.
I am a radiating center of love and energy.
Good thoughts come when I listen with my heart.
All feelings are necessary.
Daydreaming is important at times.
I will have courage today.
I can reach my full potential.
I will say no when I mean no and yes when I mean yes.
I always try to do my best.
I can work, earn and save some money, and spend it wisely.
I will forgive myself and others.
I can do one thing today to make the world a better place to live.
I can find a quiet spot to listen to nothing.
I find gladness in the simple things right now.
I can admit my mistakes.
I can admit that sometimes I need to change.
It helps my friend if I listen.
I know the difference between pretend and things that really happen.
I know that change will come.