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Affirmations in 3 Easy Steps

Affirmations are a surprisingly simple way to start your day off right. Use the power of your own words to create an affirmation that propels you forward toward the person you want to be. If you're hesitating to try something that sounds a little "woo-woo," remember that "cells that fire together, wire together." You can create and strengthen neural pathways that help you become the person you desire to be. If it still seems a little soft, consider these people who use affirmations regularly: Jim Carey, Denzel Washington, Jennifer Lopez, Oprah Winfrey, Will Smith, and Arnold Schwarzenegger to name a few.

Ready to give it a try?


Disclaimer: I do not diagnose, treat, or prescribe for medical or mental illness with my online content. My views are my own and are not associated or representative of my employer(s). This blog is for educational purposes only and not medical advice.

 

Affirmations are a great way to:

  • Brighten your outlook on the world

  • Create positive changes in your life

  • Inspire and motivate you throughout your day

  • Boost your self esteem and confidence

  • Lower your stress response

  • Improve your physical health


How to Create Affirmations

Remember these three steps for creating your affirmations:

  1. Present

  2. Positive

  3. Priorities

Use your present tense voice to create a positive message in an area you prioritize.

Is work causing you stress and anxiety? Choose an affirmation like "I am relaxed and prepared at work."

To have the greatest success, remember the 3 R's:

  1. wRiting it

  2. Repeating it out loud

  3. Reminding yourself throughout the day.


 

Affirmation Examples:


"I am in the right place at the right time, doing the right thing." - Louise Hay, late self-help author in her book You Can Heal Your Life


"Am I good enough? Yes I am." - Michelle Obama, former First Lady


"The perfect moment is this one." - Jon Kabat-Zinn, author of Mindfulness


"I am enough."


"I love myself just how I am."


"I love myself for who I am."


"I am beautiful just the way I am."


"I believe in myself, my dreams, and all that I am."


"I create my own happiness"


"My life is filled with abundance."


 

Are you using affirmations?


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