10 Easy Ways to Build Self Esteem in Children

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10 Easy Ways to Build Self Esteem in Children
Empowering children to believe in themselves is easy if you know how!


3. Regularly support children to see the other person’s perspective and to possess empathy and understanding. Support them to realize that allowing others to upset them is always optional and easily avoided by asking “What must the other person be thinking to say or do that?”


4. Set the example of forgiveness by forgiving yourself, forgiving your children, and forgiving others so that your children might learn to do the same. Teach them that forgiveness paves the way for completion and applying valuable lessons learned from problematic situations.


5. Live with gratitude and support your children to be aware of and grateful for their many blessings. Encourage them to look for and speak about how their lives are blessed daily.


6. Teach each child to expect success, happiness, rich relationships, and abundance. This will create the self-motivation to bring about these desired objectives as a self-fulfilling prophesy.


7. Teach children the art of visioning and support them to create a written personal vision for every aspect of their lives and to co-create a family vision with all family members.


8. Teach children to set goals that are attainable, but a stretch. Have these goals align with their inspirational visions and be supported by daily actions to bring them about deliberately.


9. Teach them to identify their most prevalent emotional response to stressful situations and to create mood-free interpretations at will that are free of anger, sadness, and fear by developing empathy for the other person’s perspective.


10. Teach children effective organizational and study skills. Support them to set daily priorities and realize the importance of planning for success by having a daily action plan and a commitment to personal development so that they are not easily derailed by problems.

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