Many spirituality modalities talk about the power of using Affirmations in daily life. Almost everyone has heard of this concept, however might not have tried implementing it. Saying positive sentences to self might look like an incredibly awkward idea in the initial days. However there are many effective ways to use affirmations and get the benefits out of this simple technique.
Affirmations are positive statements written in present tense to bring positive changes in life. Practicing positive affirmations can be extremely simple, and all that is needed to do is pick a phrase and repeat it to yourself. Constant repetition of positive statements can create a new belief system in our mind and thus help to challenge and get rid of negative thought patterns.
Affirmations can be considered as a gateway wherever we feel there is a wall/block. Affirmations help the mind to see the positive aspect of the issue and thus overcome them. Affirmations can be used in all areas of life and it can be very specific as well as personal. There are a lot of benefits of using Affirmations everyday. It helps navigate through challenging situations, reduces stress levels, increase confidence and self esteem, have known to cure anxiety and depression.
We have all been trained to see the ‘worst-case scenario’ and with the universal law – Law of Attraction most of the times they come true. Affirmations can be created for any situation using positive statements regarding the outcome we wish to see, and thus our mind changes its focus from the worst case scenario to a more best case scenario.
Below are few examples:
I love and approve of myself just the way I am
I deserve to be happy.
I am successful wherever I go
I have a perfectly healthy body
All my relationships are harmonious
To conclude, for using affirmations, first analyze the area of life where you would like to see a change. Next, create positive, valid, and achievable affirmation statements that are the positive thoughts/best case scenario for that area of life. Keep repeating your affirmations several times a day, especially when you feel negative thoughts slipping into your mind.