Positive proactive speech

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Positive proactive speech

Positive proactive speech are the words that we use, where we can be, instead of pessimistic, we can be optimistic. Instead of negative, we can be positive. This turns language from, "I can't do it," to, "I can do it." When parents start role modeling positive proactive speech in early childhood, they will start listening to that. They will then internalize that message. That message then becomes their own inner speech and self-talk that is positive instead of negative. What will end up happening for them as they grow, and they get to middle school and high school, they will be able to know that they have the confidence to get out of any unsafe situation. They can take any kind of party and say, "No, I can't do that. I won't do that. That's not for me." Their positive inner speech is going to change the way many of us know, our own self-talk.

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Kelly Townsend, MS

Speaker, Author & Mom

Miles To Go’s Kelly and her husband Jonathan are professional speakers, writers and parents who specialize in drug prevention education for students, teachers and parents. Working from their base in Southern California, they have spent the past 17 years lecturing in the private school community using humor, science and multi-sensory teaching techniques to simplify a complex subject. Their first book, Not All Kids Do Drugs came out in 2010 and their second The Mother’s Checklist of Drug Prevention in 2011. Their third book, Where’s The Party was published in 2012.


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