Benefits of Affirmations


General Affirmation Benefits

By using positive affirmations to affect the subconscious mind, you can influence your attitudes, behaviours, habits, actions, reactions and lifestyle. You can also use positive affirmations to inspire, energize and motivate yourself. Positive affirmations can also help you challenge and overcome self-sabotaging and negative thoughts. If your affirmations are about relaxation then you can use these your relaxation affirmations to create a more relaxed lifestyle for yourself. Positive affirmations are good for your body and your mind. By changing the way you think, they can help you to slowly transform your whole life. You can use affirmations in any situation where you would like to make a positive change in your life. Affirmations can help you to:
  • Control negative feelings such as frustration, anger, or impatience;
  • Deal with your low self-esteem, depression, and other mental health conditions;
  • Enhance your self-knowledge, making you better at knowing what you really want in life;
  • Feel more positive, energetic and active, and therefore better able to transform your life;
  • Change the way you think and behave which can bring you into contact with new people and experiences;
  • Make you more aware of your thought processes and therefore more likely to challenge negative thoughts as they arise;
  • Reconnect you with feelings of gratitude and enhance your outlook on the good things in life, which in turn can help boost your happiness;
  • Make you more optimistic, and research shows that optimistic people tend to have better cardiovascular health, so affirmations could help you to live longer too.

Specific Affirmation Benefits

Affirmations can help you in a variety of ways. For axample they can help you to:
  • Calm your nerves;
  • Increase your confidence;
  • Overcome your bad habits;
  • Increase your self-esteem;
  • Reduce yout feelings of stress;
  • Increase yout motivation level;
  • Improve your chances of success;
  • Improve your performance at work;
  • Keep your mind focused on your goal;
  • Boost your problem-solving abilities.

Affirmation Tip On Self-Esteem

Evidence suggests that the higher your self-esteem, the more effective affirmations can be. However, if you have low self-esteem, then positive affirmations may make you feel worse, because they set up a conflict between the positive state you desire and the negative feelings you currently experience. If this applies to you, work on Boosting Your Self-Esteem before you use affirmations.


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