Using Daily Affirmations

By Tyrone P. Rollins

There are a lot of people out there that are skeptical about the idea that daily affirmations will be able to do anything to help improve their lives. A lot of these people think that repeating a phrase to themselves every single day seems a little silly and even embarrassing. If you already know that you want to be happy, wealthy, and successful, then what's the point of repeating this to yourself every single day?

To truly understand how positive affirmations can make a difference in your life, you must first understand the subconscious mind. The truth is, you're not trying to convince your conscious mind of anything at all. What you're really trying to do is reprogram your subconscious mind.Sometimes it's a little difficult to appreciate the true power of the subconscious mind. To put it simply, this is the part of your mind that processes your thoughts when you're not even aware of it. Have you ever struggled to solve a problem or situation, only to have a spark of inspiration when you least expected it? This is actually your subconscious mind at work. It is the part of your mind that continues to function long after your conscious mind has moved on to other things.

But, surely, the point is that someone who uses this affirmation on a daily basis will find some relevance in it? They are likely to be someone who follows a western religious doctrine and takes comfort from the Bible. You would be unlikely to find someone of an eastern faith using this particular form of words as a source of strength.I recently visited Nepal and had the privilege of seeing many Buddhist followers repeatedly chanting the mantra "Om Ma Ni Pad Me Hum" as they walked trance-like around the Boudhanath in Kathmandu.

Imagine a small child that is constantly teased or verbally abused. Her schoolmates are continually making fun of her and telling her she's ugly and stupid. Or worse yet, it could even be her own parents verbally abusing her. She hears these taunts for so long, that she eventually becomes to believe them and these messages stay with her even when she becomes an adult. It's these negative thoughts that can cause her to wind up in a dead-end job or marry a deadbeat husband.

Whether you know it or not we all talk to ourselves. There is not one soul on the planet who doesn't talk to himself or her-self silently. This is known as self affirmation and not only is it normal it is a very powerful process. It can work for you or against you, depending on how you use it. In this article we will examine the benefits of daily positive affirmations.

Positive affirmations are not a magic bullet for a successful and happy life. But they can help influence your thought process and have a meaningful impact on your behavior.What are your thoughts on positive daily affirmations? Are you trying to achieve complete happiness in your life like everyone is these days, but are not succeeding? Then you need to understand how you can use daily affirmations to achieve the happiness in your life that you are aiming for.

Many people don't realize how easy it is to change your life for the better. All that is needed is to change your way of thinking so that only positive thoughts run through your mind daily and no negative thoughts intrude.It is not easy to change the way your mind thinks and it will take time and repeated use of positive affirmations to make it happen, but once you do change the way you think, you will be amazed at how much of a positive impact it will have on you and the happiness you will find in your life from now on.

There are some different things that you can use on a daily basis to help you use positive affirmations daily without disrupting your daily schedule. Here are some of the different things you can use. Repeat the affirmations when you have a few minutes alone each day. It doesn't matter what time of the day or night it is. All that is important is that you take at least 10 or 15 minutes each day to say the affirmations to yourself. The more you can repeat them the more easily you will start to believe it. Write down the affirmations and then put them on to different things that you use throughout the day. You can put them on your refrigerator door, your computer's desktop, your coffee cup, car's dashboard or anywhere else you can find. This will help you see them and repeat them each time you do something new.

The late, great Jim Rohn said "Affirmations are great, as long as you affirm the truth." But,exactly what is the truth? The truth for you is what-ever you decide it to be. It is a fact that we become that which we think about most. This is where daily positive affirmations can really help us to shape our reality to our liking.For positive affirmations to be effective they must be used regularly. This is why daily repetition of a desired goal is so important. We are creatures of habit. It is through repetition of certain actions or behaviors that our habits are formed and it is by daily repetition that new actions or behaviors can be formed.

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