Why you should use affirmations

Do you use affirmations? Affirmations are powerful statements that you can use to shift your mindset and create positive changes in your life. They are a tool that can help you overcome limiting beliefs, cultivate self-love and confidence, and improve your overall well-being. 

Why you should use affirmations

Affirmations are a simple yet effective way to reprogram your subconscious mind. Your subconscious mind is responsible for 95% of your thoughts, feelings, and behaviours, and it’s where your limiting beliefs and negative self-talk reside. By using affirmations, you can overwrite those negative thoughts and beliefs with positive ones, leading to a more positive and fulfilling life.

You did not think you were ugly or stupid when you were born. But maybe people bullied you or are bullying you right now. Imagine they say the same thing every single time. At first, you don’t believe them. But if you hear the same things every single day, you start to believe them. Then you start to feel ugly and stupid. That is also how affirmations work but in a positive way. Because honestly, you are not dumb or ugly. That is just what those people wanted you to believe. By using positive affirmations you take back control over your own life and mindset. You will feel start better about yourself and you will feel more confident.

How to implement affirmations in your day-to-day life?

There are several ways to implement affirmations in your day-to-day life. Here are a few simple techniques to get you started:

  1. Write them down – Writing down your affirmations can help you clarify your goals and intentions, and reinforce the message to your subconscious mind. You can write them in a journal, on sticky notes or create a vision board.

  2. Say them out loud – Saying your affirmations out loud can help you internalize them and make them more real. Repeat them several times a day, preferably in front of a mirror.

  3. Visualize them – Visualizing your affirmations can help you connect with the feeling of having achieved your goals. You can create a mental image of yourself living the life you desire and repeat your affirmations as you visualize it.

  4. Use them as a mantra – You can use your affirmations as a mantra during meditation or as a focus during yoga or any other mindful activity.

Examples of Affirmations

Here are a few examples of affirmations you can use:

  1. I am worthy and deserving of love and respect.

  2. I trust in my ability to succeed and achieve my goals.

  3. I am confident, capable, and strong.

  4. I am grateful for all the abundance and blessings in my life.

  5. I release all negative thoughts and emotions and welcome positivity and happiness into my life.

  6. I am healthy, happy, and full of energy.

  7. I am at peace with myself and the world around me.

    Try to pick a few affirmations, you can always create your own or find affirmations somewhere online. Just use what feels good to you. Then use it every single day. Maybe you can put them as a background on your phone. Use post-its on your mirror with your affirmations. In the beginning, it might feel wrong when you use those affirmations, but eventually, it gets easier. That is when you start to believe them and your mindset is changing.



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