Valentine's Day... Everyone Deserves to be Happy
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Valentine's Day... Everyone Deserves to be Happy
What better way to help a child find happiness than to start within... being
her own best friend. When your child has a best friend inside, she can be happy
no matter what storms of life are outside. With a strong foundation of
self-love and self-acceptance, kids learn to value their own company and
integrity over just fitting in.They realize they can nurture and depend on
Like six-year-old Chloe who ran from the playground because she felt excluded
and believed she had no friends. She imagined encountering a young wizard,
Sparkle. who gifted her with a heart-shaped crystal to love herself even if her
friends snubbed her, and a star crystal to feel like a star no matter what. Or
11-year-old Luke who had such a low opinion of himself he thought he didn't
deserve anything good and felt responsible to make everyone else except himself
happy. He visited The Great Wisdom Library and received a perfect book, "How to
Love Yourself." The first chapter? "Believe in yourself!"
Here are six imagination tips to develop self-love, meet that best friend
within, and invite happiness to your side:
Practice Forgiveness: Encourage your child to forgive himself as well as
others. Have him imagine what forgiveness looks like, or sounds like. Is it a
color, a feeling, a character, music? He can ask,"What do I need to do or
understand before I can forgive... my parents, my friend, myself?" Have him
bring whatever he imagines into his Heart and notice what happens.
Harness Paper Power: Suggest he put his negative views - his dark feelings and
thoughts - on paper. Drawing and writing can be cathartic, a release of your
child's angst. Or perhaps he'd prefer to move out his feelings - hip hop or
ballet - whatever appeals to him. Once he can let go of his negativity, it will
be easier to create the positive.
Use Gifts Wisely: Allow your child or teen to ask for help and use whatever
Gifts he receives from his inner guides (animal friend, wizard, wise person).
Some kids have been given special glasses to see the bright side, precious
stones to remind them how special they are, and magic mirrors to show them
their real beauty.
Play with Color: Have him experiment with the wonder of color. See how
breathing different colors in and out alters his gloomly feelings - from red
anger to blue calm, black frustration to lavender love, from a closed heart to
an open one.
Talk to Yourself Inside - Nicely: Sometimes we have to practice talking
positively about ourselves and others. Have your child think of one or two nice
things to say about himself, family members, and friends. Make an ongoing list
and stick it on your fridge as a reminder.
Praise Progress, Not Perfection: Kids can mistakenly berate themselves for
anything less than perfecdt. Help your child recognize small victories and how
far he's come on his road to happiness. By focusing on his efforts and
improvements, success follows success.
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Imagination offers one path to help kids connect with their inner best friend,
step into their personal power, and take responsibility to bring happiness into
their lives. I'd love to hear your stories and what works best for yours.
Learn more about how you can help children be their own best friend and bring
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Charlotte Reznick PhD specializes in helping children and adolescents develop
the emotional skills necessary for a happy and successful life. She is a
licensed educational psychologist and Associate Clinical Professor of
Psychology at UCLA. Dr. Charlotte is the creator of Imagery For Kids^TM:
Breakthrough for Learning, Creativity, and Empowerment and is the author/
producer of several therapeutic CDs for children, teens, and parents. An
international workshop leader on the healing power of children's imagination,
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