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Tru life skills_l2

  1. 1. Life Skills The Art of Using Affirmations© www.teaching-resources-uk.com 2011You must be a member of www.teaching-resources-uk.comto use these resources in your school
  2. 2. What negative things might we think about ourselves? • I don’t like myself • I don’t have any friends • I’m ugly • I’m fat! • I hate myself • “ I can’t do it” • “I’m no good at anything” • TASK: Recreate these examples of negative self talk into positive self talk/affirmations. © www.teaching-resources-uk.com 20112 You must be a member of www.teaching-resources-uk.com to use these resources in your school
  3. 3. Turn the negatives into positive affirmations For instance: • ‘I like myself’ • ‘I have friends’ • ‘I’m pretty’ • ‘I’m a healthy weight’ • ‘I deserve to be loved’ • ‘I love myself’ © www.teaching-resources-uk.com 20113 You must be a member of www.teaching-resources-uk.com to use these resources in your school
  4. 4. The Art of Using Affirmations to Create The Life You Really Want Identify even more uplifting alternative affirmations to those above: For instance:• ‘I like myself more and more each day’• ‘I always have healthy, positive friends who are good for me and supportive’• ‘It’s wonderful how I get prettier and prettier each day’• ‘I always eat healthy food to create my healthy ideal weight for my body.’• ‘I love myself more and more each day.’• ‘The more I love myself, the more loving I become.’ © www.teaching-resources-uk.com 20114 You must be a member of www.teaching-resources-uk.com to use these resources in your school
  5. 5. The Art of Using Affirmations• The brain can only deal with one thought at a time, negative or positive.• Which will you choose? © www.teaching-resources-uk.com 20115 You must be a member of www.teaching-resources-uk.com to use these resources in your school
  6. 6. “If you think you can, you’re right! If you think you can’t, you’re right!” Henry Ford• Our mind will believe whatever we keep telling it.• In order for us to change from a negative mindset to a positive mindset, we need to re-train our mind and feed it with lots of affirmations/positive self talk, over and over again. © www.teaching-resources-uk.com 20116 You must be a member of www.teaching-resources-uk.com to use these resources in your school
  7. 7. The Art of Using Affirmations to Create The Life You Really Want Affirmations are created by using the 3P’s:• Affirmations must be Positive• Affirmations must be in the Present Tense• The affirmation must be in the First Person, i.e. ‘I’ © www.teaching-resources-uk.com 20117 You must be a member of www.teaching-resources-uk.com to use these resources in your school
  8. 8. What areas of your life do you want to improve? School Health Friends ME Financial Home Careers Relationships © www.teaching-resources-uk.com 20118 You must be a member of www.teaching-resources-uk.com to use these resources in your school
  9. 9. What is the difference between having your affirmations and being big headed? © www.teaching-resources-uk.com 20119 You must be a member of www.teaching-resources-uk.com to use these resources in your school
  10. 10. What is the difference between having your affirmations and being big headed? © www.teaching-resources-uk.com 20119 You must be a member of www.teaching-resources-uk.com to use these resources in your school

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