Affirmation is an assertion and positive affirmation in a nutshell is all about our positive thoughts creating our reality. Most folks practicing positive affirmations have had tremendous success, and are quite delighted with the changes it brings into their lives. It is said that by practicing affirmation, one can challenge negative and self-sabotaging thoughts, experience positive vibes, feel grateful, and become successful. This post has a collection of valuable positive affirmation quotes by great personalities.
We have all heard and read a lot about the power of words. I had written a short post about the power of words and quotes as well. Words can be so powerful that they can heal and strengthen, or wound and destroy. Words can bring about drastic changes in one’s life. They can help achieve a goal or on the contrary lead to destruction. No wonder words have to be used with great caution. Positive words and thoughts play a major role in affirmation.
What are affirmations ?
The affirmations are positive thoughts and words that you repeat, to yourself day in and out. They not only ward off negative thoughts but also help achieve a positive outcome in the long run. They are mostly written in the present tense and here are a few examples:
- “I believe I can do it.”
- “I am powerful.”
- “I am proud of myself. “
- Today is going to be my best day.”
- “I am grateful for all that I have.”
- “I will be kind to all .”
These simple yet powerful affirmations, create positive vibes and can help get rid of any negativity. It also helps achieve goals be it happiness, motivation, self-esteem, confidence, wealth, or simply help to become a better version of ourselves. All the unwanted anxieties, fears, and hopelessness can be conquered by the constant use of affirmations. They can dramatically change one ‘s thinking and make one successful.
Our conscious and subconscious mind is programmed to believe certain things about ourselves. Positive Affirmations help raise our vibration to attract positive things. This can also work negatively in the case of negative thoughts. So be mindful of the things you repeatedly speak or hear, lest you attract negativity.
How to practice affirmation ?
- Some prefer handwritten affirmations in a journal.
- Placing handwritten notes or sticky notes in the most visible places like your work desk, fridge, computer, or wallet.
- Saying or reading out the affirmations aloud, first thing in the morning in front of a mirror can help as well.
- Writing a new set of affirmations or adding new to existing ones.
- Read self-help books on affirmation to build confidence and help reduce anxiety and stress
These repetitive affirmations on a daily basis rewires and makes your brain believe what you read, write, and say. It gradually starts to look for ways to work and execute to make it happen. This in turn helps attract positive energy and favorable things into your life. One of the important advantages of affirmations is the health benefits it brings. It helps reduce anxiety and stress by focusing on the goal, and not the current situation.
You may also enjoy this detailed article on positive affirmations and the science behind it.It also has a great collection of apps, audios, videos and recommended books on affirmation that you may find interesting .
Hope you enjoyed this post and it inspires you to follow positive affirmation and to create your own list. Do add any tips that you may have about positive affirmations that you practice and follow in the comments below .Have a wonderful day!
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