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Building confidence

We all have moments when we doubt ourselves and need more confidence – and it’s the same for our children. We want to build our children’s confidence so that they can be all they were born to be.

Building confidence

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Things you can try to build your child’s confidence:

  1. Teach them to be kind to themselves, for example, learning to say positive things to themselves, rather than ‘I’m an idiot’.
  2. Point out the good things.Celebrate their successes and compliment them when they do well.
  3. Try to set small challenges for them. Achieving their goals will help to increase their self-esteem.

This is a summary of an article from NHS https://www.nhs.uk/mental-health/self-help/tips-and-support/raise-low-self-esteem/

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Encourage your child to get involved with activities, clubs and groups to help build confidence, this will also provide opportunities to develop friendships and feel included

Time to reflect

When thinking about building yours and your child’s confidence…  

What are you already doing that you want to carry on doing? 

What have you learned that you could try today? 

What do you want to do next? 

Know what you want to do next?

Log into your free account (on the top right-hand side) to set a goal on something that’s important to you and your family – then you can check in to show yourself how far you’ve come.

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