Harnessing Positive Thinking Through Affirmations

Harnessing Positive Thinking Through Affirmations

Affirmations are positive statements that can help you to challenge and overcome self-sabotaging  and negative thoughts. When you repeat them often, and believe in them, you can start to make positive changes.

If you use affirmations, make it a point to use them frequently and do not stop using them even if your situation is getting better. The more you use affirmations, the better the situation.

There are affirmations for every type of situation; priorities, procrastination, focus, and serenity are just a few. Here are some affirmations that may help you throughout you day. 

Prioritizing

  • I am entitled to live a calm life, full of joy and order.
  • I set realistic goals, remembering that my first priority is myself.
  • I schedule tasks at the right pace for me.
  • I proactively decide what tasks I should do first and which are more important.
  • I take something off my schedule before I add one on.
  • I make time for anything new that I bring into my life.
  • I find no need to hoard my time on one specific thing.
  • I am able to delegate the tasks that I cannot – or should not – be doing.
  • I make time for play and rest and do not allow myself to work non-stop.
  • I accept my progress because it is at my own pace.
  • I know that my patience, tolerance, and efforts help me learn and grow to be a stronger version of me.
  • I am gentle with my efforts, knowing that my new way of living requires much practice and patience. 

Procrastination 

  • I take the action and leave the outcome up to God.
  • There is no try, only do.
  • My desire to get on with things is stronger than my desire to procrastinate.
  • Procrastination is my enemy.
  • I take action towards my goals daily.
  • I enjoy the success of finishing a task.
  • I choose to start this task with a small, imperfect step.
  • I will feel terrific and have plenty of time for play!
  • I look forward to getting things done.
  • Among everything I do I love working the most. 


Focus

  • I am alert and attentive at all times.
  • I am always focused on what I am doing.
  • I am attentive and observant throughout my day.
  • I am aware and present at all times.
  • I am calm and focused in all that I do.
  • I am completely absorbed in the present moment.
  • I am completely focused on what I am doing.
  • I am easily absorbed by all that I do.
  • I am fascinated and involved in every task I perform.
  • I am focused and relaxed in all that I do.
  • I am fully focused and present in all interactions with others.


Serenity 

  • I have Peace of mind at all times.
  • No matter what I am faced with I will remain calm.
  • I have inner peace.
  • My mind is always in a calm loving place. 

Remember: The power of affirmations lies in repeating them to yourself regularly. It’s useful to recite your affirmations several times a day (have them pop up in your notifications!). You also need to repeat your affirmations as soon as you engage in the negative thought or behavior that you want to overcome.

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10 comments

  1. Thanks for this!!! Overcoming negative self talk seems to be a trend I noted when learning about how successful people beat the odds!!

  2. My affirmation uses the word feeling connected to my body, an ever present grounding way to use an affirmation

    I want my affirmation to be in the current moment, where happiness exists

  3. In this moment, right now, I feel my body overflowing with approval, safety and kindness.

    Record and play over and over til it becomes habit

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