You may or may not have hear of affirmations before. But just in case you didn’t, here’s a definition. Affirmations are the act of asserting something firmly and publicly; emotional support or encouragement. So when you write out a list of affirmations you are asserting to yourself, the universe, God, and all witnesses thereof, that the encouraging thing you’ve just said is true !
But They’re Not True
I post an affirmation each and every day on my personal Facebook and Twitter Accounts. Sometimes they really, really resonate with my audience. Other times I get 50 comments saying things like, “I wish this was true for me.” I get it, you don’t want to feel like a phony. You’re NOT a phony. The point is to say things that you WANT to be true. Consider it like putting in a special request. The more you put the request in for something, the more likely it is that you’ll get what you’ve been asking for.
How Affirmations Work
First, I have another definition for you. A cognitive dissonance is “the state of having inconsistent thoughts, beliefs, or attitudes, especially as relating to behavioral decisions and attitude change.” When you say an affirmation that isn’t currently true such as, “I am a millionaire,” your brain starts scrambling to resolve that cognitive dissonance. Meaning that it works to bridge the gap between reality and the statement you made.
Think about times where say you’ve purchased a new car, a honda civic for example. As soon as you get yours, now it’s the only car you see ! Is everyone suddenly obsessed with you and being a copycat or were they always there ? They were always there, you’re just more keen to identifying it. Our brains do a great job at filtering out things we don’t care about and aren’t familiar with.
So it goes with affirmations and resolving that dissonance ! Once you put your request out there your brain is way more keen and open to things that will help you make your request true. At the same time, you’ll want to be realistic. If you currently have $6.14 and the most you’ve ever had is $5,000… trying to manifest a million bucks will end up being more discouraging than encouraging. Start small, something that makes sense for you.
My Personal Daily Affirmations
Here are some affirmations that I have used in the past or still use now. There are also some that I have assigned to clients. Feel free to borrow them or use them for inspiration to start your own list !
Everything always works out in my favor.
I am exactly where I’m supposed to be.
I’m abundant as fuck !
I live my best, carefree life with ease.
I love my body so much that I fuel it with real food.
I am an excellent mother.
Money always finds me, whether I’m looking for it or not.
Every day is a new opportunity to make a small change.
I have the best people for me in my life.
I’m doing the best I can with the skills I’ve learned.
I allow myself to experience the unknown with ease and grace.
I accept and receive all expected and unexpected money !
I don’t take anything personally.
I ask questions and research instead of making assumptions.
I am impeccable with my word.
I can enjoy myself without mind-altering substances.
I am ready for fulfilling relationships.
I have everything I need to do what I want to do professionally + spiritually.
With patience, I can decipher messages from the universe.
I am the master of my thoughts.
I love my body so I take care of it from the inside out.
My mind is sound and I can trust my decisions.
Try It Out
Once one becomes truth, I simply replace it with something else that I want. I want to share that joy + tons of other ways to help you practice getting the things that you want. If you’d like an Oracle Reading to see what affirmations your ancestors suggest for you, you can order one by clicking the button !
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