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Positive Affirmations and Words to Live By
What Are Affirmations?
What Are Positive Affirmations?
I believe that everything in our life began as a thought. What we give out - we get back. When we create peace and harmony in our minds and think positive thoughts, we attract positive experiences and people. What we believe, both about ourselves and our lives becomes true for us. Did you know that nearly 90% of our thoughts are negative? We have the power to turn any negative thought into a positive one through the use of affirmations.
The definition of an affirmation as it pertains to psychology is: positive statement of achievement: a positive thought or statement affirming that a desired goal has been reached or is within reach.
Another definition is: something affirmed: a positive statement or declaration of the truth or existence of something.
Learning to use positive affirmations is a process, a technique to change negative self-talk into something more positive. It involves repeating positive phrases and can be quite powerful. If you add visualization to your positive self-talk, this speeds up the process.
The following affirmations are a list that I have collected throughout my life. A few, I have written myself and I encourage you to add your own as needed. A good time to come up with affirmations is while walking or at any time you are viewing nature.
When first beginning an affirmation exercise, you may not believe or accept what you are saying. No matter - simply continue with repeating the phrase throughout the entire day and if needed into the next day or even the week.
Accept Your Uniqueness
Self Approval Affirmations
I Love and Approve of Myself Just the Way I Am (I appreciate all that I do and I am good enough just as I am. I speak up for myself and I ask for what I want. I claim my power .)
I Love Myself Totally in the Now
I Experience Love Wherever I Go (Love is everywhere and I am loving and lovable. Loving people come into my life and I find myself easily expressing love to others .)
I Accept My Uniqueness
I Deserve the Best and I Accept the Best Now (I am mentally and emotionally equipped to enjoy a prosperous and loving life. It is my birthright to deserve all good. I claim my good .)
I am at Peace With My Age and I Keep My Mind Healthy and Happy. I Enjoy Every Precious Day.
When I Believe in Myself, So Do Others.
Affirmations For Letting Go
" What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us." Oliver Wendall Holmes
I am willing to let go. (I let go of all past negative thoughts and experiences. I release others to experience whatever is meaningful for them and I am free to create whatever is meaningful to me.)
The past is over and I Let it Go. (This a new day, this is a new minute, one that I have never lived before. I stay in the now and enjoy each and every moment .)
I release all things from my past that cloud my vision. (I see only the perfection in all life. I willingly forgive. I bring love into my vision, and I see with light and compassion .)
I am at peace with my past. I choose to release the past now. I move forward by letting go of the past. I choose to forgive myself and others. I am grateful and happy to experience new joys in life.
I can release the past and forgive everyone. ( I free myself and everyone in my life from old past hurts. They are free and I am free to move on, into a new and glorious experience .)
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A Powerful Affirmation
I now have surplus, all my needs are being met.
This is a rich universe and there is plenty for all of us.
Money comes to me easily and effortlessly.
I am always supplied with whatever I need.
I move forward with an expectancy of my greatest good.
I look for and receive a bountiful supply.
My greatest good is coming to me NOW.
The ocean of life is lavish with abundance. All my needs and desires are met before I even ask. My good comes from everywhere . everyone and everything.
A Healthy Body
I take care of my body temple by fueling it with nutritious foods and exercise. I love every part of my body. My body has always known how to heal itself.
I no longer stuff my body with the wrong types of food.
My body loves to be healthy.
All of my organs work perfectly.
I move easily and comfortably.
I am healthier than I have ever been.
I forgive myself for not treating my body well in the past.
I am well, I am whole, and I am strong and healthy.
All the cells of my body are daily bathed in the perfection of my divine being.
I have all the energy I need to accomplish my goals and to fulfill my desires.
God's love heals me and makes me whole.
I Have A Strong Spiritual Connection
- The power that created the world, beats my heart.
- Life...God loves me.
- I believe in a loving God.
- I have a strong, spiritual connection.
- I am divenely protected at all times.
- God is the source of all my good, I look only to Him for my supply.
I am divinely guided at all times.
God's wealth is circulating in my life. His wealth flows to me in avalanches of abundance. All my needs, desires and goals are met instantaneously because I am one with God, and God is everything
Man's Greatest Gift Is His Thinking Mind
Imagination - the Workshop of the Human Mind
Man's greatest gift is his thinking mind - Napoleon Hill
Every thought you think, every word you say, is an affirmation. All of our self-talk or inner dialogue is a stream of affirmations. By choosing to think and say positive affirmations as true, the subconscious is forced into one of two reactions - avoidance or reappraisal.
Continually repeating affirmations with conviction and passion will chip away at even the strongest resistance.
Because affirmations actually reprogram your thought patterns, they change the way you think and feel about things, and because you have replaced dysfunctional beliefs with your own new positive beliefs, positive change comes easily and naturally. This will start to reflect in your external life, you will start to experience seismic changes for the better in many aspects of your life.
An important part of believing is to feel "as if it has already happened." I have found that one of the best ways to evoke that feeling is to express gratitude after you recite an affirmation.
An attitude of gratitude is absolutely essential in your practice of affirmations.
You are a mental magnet.
Every thought you entertain is a force that goes out, and every thought comes back, laden with its kind...Ralph Walden Trine
Take time out of a busy day to practice imagery in your mind. With children it's a way of life. We can be anything or go anywhere. All we have to do is imagine. Somehow, we tend to lose this practice when we become adults.
When we use our imagination we are turning possibilities into realities.