What I Tell Myself FIRST: Children’s Real-World Affirmations of Self Esteem, Michael Brown

Written by a US military veteran, this children’s book, based on Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, will instill in children the answer to bullying, body-shaming, hate, and attacks on the self through daily affirmations. Author Mike Brown has learned many life lessons and hopes to convey some of those lessons acquired from public and private service in the Army, as a police officer, an anger management specialist, nonviolent crisis intervention instructor, educator, as well as the real-world wisdom accumulated so far, to everyone that reads this book. Teaching a sense of self-love as well as self-acceptance and giving a framework for both parents and children to help build their lives into sturdy and happy homes is his goal. What I Tell Myself FIRST: Children’s Real-World Affirmations of Self Esteem is to readers what the AED is to a heart: it instills the defibrillator of self-esteem so powerful for when times are tough and your mind is under attack. Mike hones in on his military past and the methodology behind why servicemembers say creeds in various forms and military occupational specialties. This book will serve its purpose not for when times are good. But for when times are bad, when one is on that dark road and it feels like no one is there. It will serve as the proverbial jump pack to the battery of the mind. Like the hug that you needed but did not get. Like the words you needed to hear but did not hear. This book of reality-based daily affirmations are the “I wish I had this” of books. We MUST instill in our children the answer to bullying, body-shaming, hate, and attacks on the self through daily affirmations.

What I Tell Myself FIRST: Children’s Real-World Affirmations of Self Esteem is a moving, memorable, and magnificent children’s self-affirmations book that is unique as well as incredibly inspiring! What I Tell Myself FIRST will have no problem inspiring and moving young readers from the start with its literature and captivating illustrations. There is so much I adore about What I Tell Myself FIRST from a mother’s perspective, but what I loved the most was the poignant factors laced throughout the book that has a real ability to help young readers while also providing them with an enjoyable reading experience. The incredible author Michael Brown has written a moving, compelling, and entertaining children’s book, and that is why I already have to recommend this book to parents and carers for your children to read; however, if you need more convincing, then continue to read to learn more!

What I Tell Myself FIRST is an incredible children’s book with an important message. What I Tell Myself FIRST is an incredible book based on Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs and stresses the importance of self-acceptance and self-love and how these are important life lessons for readers to learn at a young age. Learning these two things will provide young readers with the answers to bullying, hate and so much more and will inspire young children to live their happiest life with lots of love and acceptance of themselves. 

The affirmations are brought to us by the talented and well-experienced author Michael Brown. Brown has learned a wealth of wisdom through his many careers as a police officer, anger management specialism as well as his service in the Army. All of this combined with his real-world experience makes him the perfect author to write this book and share incredible affirmations with young readers throughout this beautifully illustrated book What I Tell Myself FIRST!

What I Tell Myself FIRST is an adorable book with an incredibly poignant message. The combination of the excellent illustrations and important messages make What I Tell Myself FIRST a sensational read that will stand out in young readers’ minds for a long time. The exceptional author Michael Brown has accomplished something incredible with his book, as he manages to lace so many themes into one book without ever confusing the reader. It is refreshing to find a children’s book of this nature and even more refreshing to sense the author’s passion for the important messages he laces throughout his book!

Michael Brown is a brilliant writer who has written a unique children’s book that will stand out amongst the crowded children’s genre. This is thanks to the original premise, moving themes, helpful information, and of course, the brilliant literature! All of this and more makes the book worthy of every child’s read. 

To conclude What I Tell Myself FIRST is a captivating, poignant, and sensational, well-written children’s book, and that is why I have to award this book five stars! So be sure to have a read of the preview below and purchase this book for the children in your family or even friendship groups! As it is a great read with an important message that no child should miss out on.

Thank you so much for reading book lovers! I appreciate it so much. Here is a preview of the book for all of you lovely readers to enjoy! Please have a read of the preview and if you find that you have loved what you have read then all you need to do is follow the links below!

Goodbye for now book lovers,

P.S. Below I have attached some links about the author and this wonderful book so if you would like to learn more about the author and the book then please have a browse. Thank you so much again for reading book lovers!

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