WHAT CAN I SAY TO MYSELF?
INSTEAD OF…… TRY THINKING……
I'm not good at this. What am I missing?
I'm awesome at this. I'm on the right track.
I give up. I'll use some of the strategies we've learned.
This is too hard. This may take some time and effort.
I can't make this any better. I can always improve, so I'll keep trying.
I just can't do math. I'm going to train my brain in math.
I made a mistake. Mistakes help me to learn better.
She's so smart. I will never be that smart. I'm going to figure out how she does it so I can try it.
It's good enough. Is it really my best work?
Plan A didn't work. Good thing the alphabet has 25 more letters.