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Cultivating a Positive Mindset: March's Path to Brighter Days

Hello, amazing parents and students!

As March arrives, we embark on a journey of empowerment with the theme of Positive Mindset. This month, let's delve into the transformative power of cultivating positivity and embracing an optimistic outlook on life. Join us as we uncover the magic of a mindset that can light up our days and inspire us to reach for the stars. 

Positive thinking is not about sticking your head in the sand when faced with life’s issues. It’s not about turning away from problems, as often interpreted.

It means approaching unpleasant situations with more positivity and productivity. However, it has to be based on logic and reason. Expecting the worst possible outcome in every situation is against common sense. As well as being irrationally positive all the time.

Building a positive mindset starts with self-talk and introspection, and it’s based on a detailed analysis of the world around you. Always remember your integrity, commitment and  pride!

MOST PEOPLE LEARN Too Late the SECRET to Turning DREAMS into Reality.

Resource Roundup: Nurturing a Positive Mindset

Explore these thoughtfully selected resources for parents and students of all ages, designed to inspire and foster a positive mindset:


For more resources, check out the Positive Mindset page on the NLPS website.


Reflecting on Last Month: Your Insights Matter!

In February, we celebrated acts of kindness. Share your experiences: How did our previous mental health blog post on kindness impact your family? We value your feedback and ideas.

Nurturing a Positive Mindset: Tips for Students

Students, let's embrace positivity:

  • Gratitude Practice: Start your day by listing three things you're grateful for. It could be as simple as a sunny day, a delicious breakfast, or spending time with friends. This practice shifts your focus to the good things in life and sets a positive tone for the day ahead.
  • Positive Affirmations: Repeat positive statements about yourself and your abilities. Remind yourself that you're capable, resilient, and worthy of success. These affirmations help rewire your brain, replacing self-doubt with self-belief.
  • Surround Yourself with Positivity: Choose friends and mentors who radiate positivity and support your goals. Seek out inspiring books, podcasts, or YouTube channels that uplift and motivate you. Surrounding yourself with positivity creates an environment that fuels your growth and optimism.
  • Challenge Negative Thoughts: Catch those negative thoughts and challenge them with positive alternatives. Instead of saying, "I can't do it," reframe it as "I am capable of learning and growing." Train your mind to see possibilities instead of roadblocks.

Connect with Our Student Advocacy Counsellors: Reach Out for Support

Need guidance or wish to discuss well-being? Our Student Advocacy Counsellors are here for you. Reach out to:

Erin MacDonald (A-K)

Kimberly Turchyn (L-M)

Reach out by email or call 780-639-0039

Let's continue our journey of kindness and positivity together.

Here's to a February filled with heartfelt gestures, shared smiles, and a tapestry of kindness. Let's make the world brighter, one act of kindness at a time!

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