Other Direction

The following positive self-talk statements can be put on individual posters in the child’s room to remind him of positive statements that can be used daily.

My World Can be A Better Place

1. Facing problems takes courage. I have courage because I believe in myself.
2. When I am upset, I can stop, take a deep breath and calm down.
3. Calming down helps me to think before I act so that I can stay in control.
4. Calming down and thinking positive thoughts will help me make good choices.
5. I can learn from my mistakes, and forgive myself.
6. I can learn something new if I am patient with myself and take small steps.
7. I am responsible for my own actions and do not blame others.
8. I can express myself without hurting others with my words.
9. I have a special purpose and my talents can make the world a better place.
10. I can choose how I want to act so I can be my best self.
11. I can be honest with my words and actions and do what I know is right.
12. I like feeling peaceful and I can always choose peaceful thoughts.

My World Can be A Better Place

Original copyright under, Peace, Harmony, Awareness – 1977 by Mimi Lupin, M.A.., L.P.C. revised copyright under Old Me, New Me, 1996, 2004. All rights reserved. Printed in the United States of America. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise without the written permission of the publisher.

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