How To Use Affirmations Properly and efficiently…
“I am, therefore I exist,” is a phrase affirming one’s existence as a human being. It may be a simple phrase, but it says everything about why we are saying them. It indicates a confidence not commonly found among others.
But why do people need affirmations? Why do we need to be affirmed? Is existence relative to one’s affirmations?
Affirmations are a very powerful technique to empower one’s subconscious. Once the subconscious is disciplined to believe one’s affirmation, the latter is converted into a positive action for the conscious mind. Through affirmations, we are empowered to do, to work, and to strive for more things. Affirmations allows people to believe in themselves and to put their thoughts into action.
Affirmation is a combination of verbal and visual techniques of a preferred state of mind of a person. Strong affirmations can be very powerful, and can be used by almost anyone to achieve his goals and fulfill his desires. However, the power of an affirmations depends on how strong or weak an affirmation is.
Affirmations are merely an assertion made by a person, about something or about a state of being. A person can affirm those that he chooses to attain, like “I now have a good life.” Being healthy in mind, body, and spirit can also be made possible through affirmation.
A strong affirmation should be stated in the present tense to be more effective. An affirmation of “I am now a happy human being” is more effective than an affirmation saying, “I am going to become a happy human being.” Affirmation should always be in positive terms because it is supposed to work for you and not against you. Instead of saying, “I am not sad,” why not make an affirmation saying, “I am happy.”
Affirmations should be made up of simple but concise words, and it should be short to be more effective.
A very long affirmation can work the other way around, instead of creating a positive mindset for a person. A short affirmation can be easily spoken and repeated by a person. It can serve as a mantra that can be repeated over and over again.
To be effective, an affirmation must be repeated. Repetition works and influences the subconscious, which in turn motivates the person into acting out his affirmation. A person who creates the affirmation should be deeply involved with the words he will be using, so he will be able to actualize his affirmation. Writing words that one believes in can be very powerful, and this can be put to good use when creating an affirmation.
However, creating an affirmation alone and repeating them a million times would not make the affirmation a state of mind. The important thing is to live one’s affirmation and to be open-minded enough to do the things that would help the affirmation become a reality. Feeling the affirmation and applying it in one’s life will help in making the affirmation a reality.
While affirmations are generally used to make an individual better, it can also be used to boost or confirm another person’s value. By affirming another person‘s existence, you are helping him improve his self-worth.
Affirmations are a very simple thing that can make a very big difference in a person‘s life. It can be a great motivator and can make things happen.
I am a genius – I keep telling myself and my mind is beginning to believe it! Get those affirmations sorted out today!
The Mind Doesn’t Hear NEGATIVES!?
Sometime you have to have an Action Hero Attitude to get noticed!
A friend emailed me this yesterday – it’s not really motivational but I thought it was really amusing. Where do they think them up?
LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION
1. Trevor Adams, my assistant programmer,can always be found
2. hard at work at his desk.Trevor works independently,without
3. wasting company time talking to colleagues.Trevor never
4. thinks twice about assisting fellow employees,and he always
5. finishes given assignments on time.Often he takes extended
6. measures to complete his work,sometimes skipping coffee
7. breaks.Trevor is an individual who has absolutely no
8. vanity in spite of his high accomplishments and profound
9. knowledge in his field. I firmly believe that Trevor can be
10. classed as a high-calibre employee, the type that cannot be
11. dispensed with.Consequently, I truly recommend that Trevor be
12. promoted to executive management, and a proposal will be
13. executed as soon as possible.
Addendum. The idiot was watching over my shoulder while I wrote this report.
Kindly re-read only the odd numbered lines.
Goal setting quotes are great to encourage, motivate, and inspire us. These short motivational quotes can be very powerful in feeding our subconscious with positive material.
“In achieving your goals, you may run into roadblocks. Don’t let that stop you, go around, over, or under. If you are committed to your goal you will find a way.” – Catherine Pulsifier
“A goal properly set is halfway reached.” – Abraham Lincoln
“Whoever wants to reach a distant goal must take small steps.” – Helmut Schmidt
“Focus on your potential instead of your limitations.” – Alan Loy McGinnis
“Instead of worrying about what people say of you, why not spend time trying to accomplish something they will admire.” – Dale Carnegie
Just dug this soccer/football mug design out of my archives. I drew this and a number of others a few years ago and decided you may be a soccer/football fanatic.
You can see the rest at: http://www.zazzle.com/CartoonGenius
Here’s No.2 of a series of 101 cartoons I drew for a book ‘SMILE YOUR WAY TO SUCCESS!’ which I collaborated on with Peter Sinclair of Motivational Memo…
By living in this world, there is a probability that we at some point are going to be confronted with ‘bad stuff’. The way we handle this will be greatly determined by the amount of time and effort we have invested in getting the ‘good stuff’ into our hearts and minds. Life is a seasonal affair and it is what we do in the spring- time of our lives that will determine how we fare in the wintertime. Strengthen yourself when the weather is fare and you will stand strong when the storms arrive. You will then be able to set your sails correctly and ride with the winds towards your life’s dreams.
Click for more Cartoon Motivators…
‘Helping You To Smile Your Way To Success!’
‘Be flexible. If you’re stuck, change position.’ Lighten up. Loosen the tight grip you have on your life. Allow yourself to go with the flow at times. The tendency for us, particularly as we get older, is to become stiff and rigid in our ways. However, in order to gain the benefit of every experience, start imagining that you are a rubber ball. That way, you will always, always bounce back. Hit a brick wall? You will rebound. Hit a roadblock and you will find another way. Hit a valley and your next address will be a mountaintop. Living in a state of uncontrollable control is the safest way to live in this changing world. You will be supple in the hands of storms and grow stronger in the path of disaster: unafraid of change, undeterred by an uncertain, yet bright future. (Peter Sinclair 2003)
Riding a bicycle or trying anything for the first time – don’t expect miracles!
Thought regarding today’s Motivator…Even if you fall
on your face, you’re still moving forward.
“When I thought I couldn’t go on, I forced myself to keep going. My success is based on persistence, not luck.”