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Positive Self-Image Fuels Our Young People

Up North Prevention's staff knows that building self-confidence in students is key to success for our youth. Botvin LifeSkills is one curriculum used to guide classroom lessons, including one lesson that's all about self-confidence. In this lesson, the staff helps students recognize their amazing abilities and build a positive self-image.

Recently, one classroom took this lesson to the next level by getting creative! The students put their pens to paper, encouraging them to explore and appreciate their unique qualities. It was a fun way to assess themselves and tap into their inner artists!

Self-confidence is like a superpower that helps us conquer the world. When we believe in ourselves and our abilities, we're more likely to take positive risks, bounce back from setbacks, speak up for what we believe in, and form quality relationships. Confident people aren't afraid to step out of their comfort zones, learn from their failures, express themselves freely, and connect with others on a deeper level.

In short, self-confidence empowers us to navigate life positively and thrive in every aspect of our journey. Up North Prevention staff is grateful to work with area students in building this important  life skill!


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