Positive Affirmations - A Positive Thinking Technique
Affirming positive thoughts using positive affirmations dramatically improves life outcomes. This link between attitude and outcome is well supported by medical and scientific research. It does not matter which aspect of life you choose to examine, health, relationships, prosperity, a positive attitude is a key factor in success.
Self-help and success strategies virtually always use 'positive thinking' techniques in one form or another. The use of positive affirmations is one of the most popular and widely known because they are simple to use and are effective.
It may not come as a huge surprise to know that a large percentage of all the thoughts we have each day are negative. These negative thoughts are damaging not only to our ability to succeed but can also be extremely damaging to health. Using positive affirmations is a great way to start countering this negativity and start taking back some control of our thinking.
Positive Affirmations are short positive statements that you can repeat regularly to yourself or leave around on cards where you will regularly see them. There is a bit of a knack to creating them; they must be positive, in the present tense and state something that you want. Keeping them brief makes them easier to remember and repeat!
Positive affirmations challenge negative beliefs. When used correctly affirmations start to stem the flow of negative thoughts and the words that seek to validate those negative beliefs. Affirmations are more than just repeating words. It is a whole process of becoming aware of your thoughts and words in everyday life. The more you can consciously inject the spirit of your affirmations into your daily thoughts and words, the quicker they will work for you.
Developing small but positive changes in your attitude can have a massive impact on your success. Put simply, if you can get your thinking right, the benefits will naturally follow. A positive mindset is very important when it comes to health and healing. It is a well-established fact that a positive attitude has a major impact on healing outcomes and negative beliefs. Many illnesses and conditions have been associated with negative emotions and beliefs.
Romantic success, financial prosperity, virtually every aspect of life can be linked to our own beliefs and behaviors. The choices we make and the behaviors we have today are the things that determine our future. If you want your future to be better than your past you need to change the patterns that created that past and change them for ones that will deliver the future you desire. Positive affirmations and positive thinking techniques are the perfect way to start that journey.
Author: G Symond
Published: 11th June 2007