What this is doing is helping your brain find evidence to back up the affirmation statement. The statement itself is not enough as there may be feelings of doubt underneath, but if you get your brain to find out reasons why this affirmation is true then the doubt goes and you can start believing the statement to be true.
I have created a set of 5 affirmation cards with quality questions on the back to help guide and prompt you or your students to remove doubt and really believe the statement.
These 5 affirmations all focus on resilience as that is something many of us and our students need help with - we all have tough times we need to go through.
The cards come in 2 sizes, postcard and business card - the postcard sizes are handy for putting on pinboards or lockers and the business card ones are great for keeping in a bag, wallet or pocket for quick references and reminders!
And there’s more! They are in a colouring page style too so they are designed to be coloured in and then can be laminated!
The great thing about spending time colouring them in, is one, it saves on ink and money, two it allows time for mindfulness where you or your students can sit and relax for a few minutes reflecting on the statement and questions, and three it personalises each card to help you connect with it more - seeing your doodles reminds you of how you were feeling when you were colouring it in and answering the questions in your mind!
By spending time colouring these in, you will give yourself time to be creative and then associate that feeling when you look at the cards again in the future. It’s all mind games and using the power of our brains to achieve our potential.