We all have periods when we appear to lose our way, get down in the dumps about some issue in our lives where we seem to be completely overwhelmed by the external forces bearing down on us.
Circumstances where we say to ourselves something like:
# I am constantly involved in family disputes
# I can’t seem to please my boss
# I can’t get my business to operate successfully
# I never seem to have enough energy
These types of challenges can generate negative chatter in our heads that can grow to the point where we are consumed by the negativity.
To meet these circumstances head on and to build a personal success philosophy we need to develop a defense mechanism that springs into action when needed.
The use of affirmations may do just that for us.
Affirmations are positive, specific statements that help to overcome self-sabotaging, negative thoughts. They help you visualize, and believe in, what you’re affirming to yourself, helping to make positive changes to your life and career.
# In an article published by Mind Tools http://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/affirmations.htm
some research is reviewed that supports the use of affirmations. The article discusses: when and how to use positive affirmations, gives a list of positive affirmation examples and goes on to give a
key point summary.
# Affirmations can be part of abundant life living and is explored at http://www.theabundanceproject.com/
If you visit their site you will find an Abundant Living quiz that may help your journey of discovery.
In summary if we understand our negative thinking, can visualise a different state of mind and regularly reinforce our mental state with positive affirmations then truly
What the mind can conceive and believe can be achieved – Napoleon Hill – Think and Grow Rich.
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