Daily Affirmations - How Can We Use Daily Affirmations To Achieve Total Happiness?

By Kenneth L. Johnson

Positive daily affirmations can be powerful for helping you achieve a positive outlook on life. The most important thing to remember about them is that they all have common components in them. If you look at some positive daily affirmations and take one at random, you will be able to analyze it and find the common thread that they all share. For example, look that statement "I am a positive influence to those around me". If you divide this statement up into its three core parts, you will find the ideal formula for creating your own positive daily affirmations.

Daily affirmations should be about things that are essential to you. These things should be about love, romance, health, weight, love, peace, romance and abundance. When you have problems or issues regarding these matters, it is best to tackle them one at a time instead of tackling them all at once. By having positive thoughts in trying to solve one issue at a time, you will arrive at proper solutions.Every day, have one positive thought in your mind. You can do this while taking your lunch, driving your car, walking to the office or swimming. Never let a day pass by without thinking of positive thoughts. As you look at yourself in the mirror, remind yourself of your blessings. Your positive affirmations must make you feel content as well as good inside.

In order for positive daily affirmations to be successful, you must use a time reference in them. This can be as specific as you want, but it sets a specific goal to be achieved at a set time. When deciding that you want your statement to be true right now, tell yourself that NOW is the time that it is. In the example, the time designation is "am". That shows that the statement is true right now, not some ambiguous time in the future, or even some time in the past. It isn't going to help you to know that you were an influence yesterday, it is critical to know that you right now, you are an influence. If you do decide that you want to use a time in the future, make it deadline, be as specific as possible. Compare these two statements: "I will be rich" and "Before I am 25 years old, I will have thousands of dollars in my bank account". Both of those statements say the same thing. However, by changing the time frame in the second statement from "will" to "before I am 25", you have given yourself a goal and a length of time to achieve that goal rather than just a time in the future. Time definitions are important in your positive daily affirmations.

When you create positive affirmations in your thoughts and statements, your mind and feelings are improved. You will also develop self-confidence. Always aim for the present and not only for the future. When you have positive affirmations, you will steer your life into a good direction. People who have positive thoughts regularly experience insightful and intense results in their life.Every day, think positive thoughts about the area of your life that you want to improve. You can focus on your career, family, love, health or status in life. Think of good affirmations in these areas and you will see them improving in the future.

One example of a daily affirmation statement that I personally used is, "Let me live each moment of this day attentively, consciously and intentionally, with an open mind and an open heart".The basic idea of practicing daily affirmations is to plant positive seeds of thought into your subconscious mind. By doing this you give yourself permission to grow, to change, to take risks, to rise up, and to create a better life for yourself. Its purpose is to create self-awareness by having your spirit guide your thoughts and actions throughout your life instead of having your past tape continue to run your life for you.

Positive daily affirmations have been a popular subject with people lately. You can find places all over the internet that will give you good examples of these affirmations. However, it can be a bit more difficult finding information on exactly what positive daily affirmations actually are. It is time to establish what affirmations are, as well as what they are used for.

This will work for many positive daily affirmations, but for illustration purposes you can look at a single, simple affirmation as an example: "Today is a great day." This is a statement that many people will find themselves familiar with, since they use it. A positive daily affirmation is a statement, or set of statements that you say to yourself in order to program your subconscious mind into thinking the way of the statement. In the example, you are getting your mind to view the day as a good day. When your mind imagines that the day is going good, then it will seem as if it is true. That isn't to say that it is faking you out or lying to you, rather your subconscious is viewing the events of the day in a positive light rather than a negative one.

When I first started studying about affirmations over a decade ago, I was skeptical of them, but after time I started seeing real good positive results. That's where the practice of hope, and faith can come begin it, until one has a knowledge of something that's effective through repetitive use.I suggest even writing some daily affirmations on the mirror in the bathroom at home, because so it can be seen daily, and I encourage you to read the daily affirmations daily out loud.For self-esteem, and for, I believe, to do things really effectively, a person's self-esteem, plays a big part. One affirmation that I believe also helps to do that, is the daily affirmation "I am number one!"

One of the key benefits of positive daily affirmations is that you will draw like-minded people to you. An interesting exercise to do sometime is watch two different people interact. If one has positive thoughts in their mind, while the other has negative thoughts, the negative thinking person will tend to walk away from the positive thinker. This is a classic case of the old adage "misery loves company". The truth of the matter is that if a person is unhappy, generally they don't want to be around people who are happy. However, other people who use positive daily affirmations will group together since they all share a positive outlook on things. This entire group of people will draw off of the positive energy of each other, in turn strengthening their own good feelings. Before long, you have an entire group of people using positive daily affirmations that are walking around in a virtual euphoria.

Remember, it is believed that the more positive, enthusiastic the emotions are when the affirmations are repeated out loud, the quicker it goes to the subconscious mind.I believe the subconscious mind, is like a large computer, (but way better) that is always working, always thinking. Why don't you take more advantage of it, and use daily affirmations, if you don't already do so? What do you want? What weaknesses do you want to be made stronger? Write them down as daily affirmations, and persevere, and never give up! Remember, to write your affirmations in the affirmations as if you already possessed, what you want. For whatever traits you already possess, I believe they can be made even better through the daily affirmations done the right way.The subconscious mind is more open to suggestions right after a person wakes up, and right before they go to sleep. Those are actually the best times to say the daily affirmations, because of that.

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