Affirmations are concise positive expressions and phrases, the main point of which is to make the subconsciousness believe in the life changes that you consciously desire. In order to transform cherished desires into reality, it is necessary to fix the necessary installations and images in the subconscious, repeating them as often as possible. Affirmations should be directed at changing the thoughts and vision of life from a negative direction to a positive one. You can pronounce them aloud or repeat them mentally. The first time they described the term affirmations in their vocabulary I. A. Efon and F. A. Brockhaus, describing it as thoughts that favorably influence a person.
Impact on our lives and the choice of our environment have thoughts. If you think negatively, then everything will prevail in life with a negative coloring. Affirmations also help make thinking positive, drive away fears and make dreams come true.
Affirmations are aimed at improving life, building goals and personal happiness. You can repeat them near the mirror, after waking up, when the consciousness is not yet overloaded with everyday tasks or just before sleep. The main thing that affirmations entrenched in the subconscious and thoughts filled with positive prevailed over the negative.
Affirmations are sent to many areas, for example: "I am happy"; "I expect success in all endeavors"; "My family fills me with love"; "I am healthy and filled with good" and others. Words that have a positive color can bring joy, confidence and satisfaction, while a negative attitude inclines us to apathy, passivity and frustration.
For affirmations to work, you need to believe in their power. People experiencing failure, are in despair and repeat affirmations, it seems to them, ridiculous and useless. But you have only to believe and create affirmations suitable, specifically for you, how your opinion will completely change.
A well-known author of affirmations is Louise Hay. The basic principle around which she built her teaching was the liberation from self-criticism. Louise Hay claimed that it is unacceptable to load your brain with negative thoughts capable of causing discomfort and anxiety, believed that you need to forgive yourself, to praise and love, and to accept your shortcomings as parts of your essence.
Deeds for which a person condemns himself can cause various diseases, but taking care of the spiritual sphere of his “I”, do not disregard the physical sphere as well. Beneficial effect on your life sports and healthy food. Louise Hay claimed that the road to harmony, lies through the forgiveness of not only others, but also herself. Letting go of the past and saying goodbye to insults, we let love and prosperity into life. The author describes her own healing from severe illness, which Louise Hay achieved through meditation, proper nutrition, and the use of affirmations.
After the use of affirmations, you should not refuse to help others or medical care, just affirmations can increase the impact from the outside. You will quickly recuperate after a failure if, in addition to the warm words of dear people, you yourself believe that you are able to overcome troubles and get more than you have.
Or if, after going to the doctor, you will be convinced of the favorable outcome of the recommended treatment. Love yourself entirely, if in the mirror, you notice only shortcomings, this energy of dislike to return to you in the form of a negative attitude of others. Accept yourself, do not like your own features - change them, it does not work - love!
Affirmations are able to give an understanding that everything has a reason, when some doors are closed to us, others will surely open. The main thing is not to be afraid to open them. Louise Hay paid great attention to effective self-development, affirmations will be unsuccessful, if you do not take the time for your own improvement and development. Harmony with the world and society is capable of energetically filling the personality. Thoughts on morality and humanity are inherent in all people, when we surrender to thinking about it, we clear our mind and make room for the formation of attitudes with the help of affirmations. Such moments form the ability to sympathize, let go of resentment and show love.
Types of Affirmations
Our beliefs are formed in childhood and incline the individual to a certain form of response, evaluation, initiative, to the choice of the type of activity in accordance with established values. If situations repeat themselves, with time, patterned attitudes of the personality are formed, they also influence the social relationships and the behavioral strategy of the person. It is important to accept that the past is gone and we cannot change anything, but we have the power to change our attitude towards what happened. Do not let your life go the wrong way because of past offenses. In the event of illness, try to remember what kind of offense you can conceal and who needs to be forgiven.
Mainly affirmations are divided into two main types. General affirmations, their goal is to improve life in general. Here is an example of such affirmations: "positive people surround me"; "I can control my emotions"; "I can do anything"; "everything that I do will be successful"; "I act wisely"; "I can find the right solution in every situation."
The second type is special affirmations, aimed at a specific area of life, a goal or an unresolved problem, they may sound like this: “I love my figure”; "all the food I eat has a beneficial effect on my health"; "my relationship is filled with understanding and harmony"; "I'm happy doing my job" and so on.
How to use affirmations and where to direct them to your personal business, the main thing is to believe in their magic power. Determine your motives, what basic needs are driven by you and what they are aimed at. Life goals may relate to professional, spiritual, intellectual development, family well-being, material wealth.
The absence or the idea of the impossibility of their realization is perceived by the person as a dead end. Find a lonely place, relax, figure out what disturbs you, how you would like to influence the situation and write down the positive attitudes in the form of short phrases.