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IT MAY mean living by your values, taking responsibility, trying your hardest, being positive and treating other people well.
When your child is being ‘successful’, give them specific, evidence-based feedback about the personal value, strength, skill or quality they’ve demonstrated.
This information is filed on their inner personal memory sticks and strengthens resilience, giving them tools to use when facing challenges. IN TODAY’S busy world children rarely relax, so build it into your family schedule. Practising regularly will make it easier for them to do this when they’re tense. Teach them to breathe in deeply (think of smelling their favourite pizza) and breathe out (like blowing a bubble).
They could tense and relax different parts of their body, or end the day with relaxing classical music. HELP children understand there’s a neurological reason why they find some feelings so challenging.
Their emotional voice (downstairs brain) is very well developed from an early age and is loud.
Their rational voice (upstairs