Positive Affirmations

Positive Affirmations

Can reciting positive affirmations profoundly transform us? Upon first listen, it may be hard to accept, yet many studies back up this theory. Studies have discovered that utilising positive affirmations rework our cerebrum (a part of the human brain). That implies that we can change our psyche on an elementary level, frequently within only a couple of weeks.

Envision what we can achieve and how we can feel when we hold more inspirational, self loving and self fulfilling viewpoints. We can conquer any challenge, fulfil our desires and appreciate more harmony and peace from within. 

What Are Positive Affirmations?

Positive affirmations are short, definitive sentences with an intensely supportive tone. They are positive phrases or statements used to challenge negative or unhelpful thoughts. Daily affirmations are simple, positive statements declaring specific goals in their completed states and are expressed in the present tense i.e."I am" and not "I will be". That is the case regardless of whether you do or do not accept what you are saying when you start this excursion.

The practice demonstrates that by saying something purposely and consistently as though it already exists, we can rewire our brain's thought patterns. 

For example, one's affirmations maybe, "I'm solid, and I am sure." Perhaps you'll feel anything other than stable and confident as you offer a voice to these contemplations at first, however, stay with it and over time this practice can work wonders on our subconscious mind.

How Do Affirmations Work?

Although simple, these affirming mantras can have profound effects on the conscious and unconscious mind.  

The concept is that these positive phrases are absorbed and accepted by the subconscious mind and over time positive changes associated with how we view ourselves and the world takes place.

When we practice affirmations, we make new and more grounded neural associations and synthetic pathways. Numerous researchers allude to these adjustments in the brain as neuroplasticity.

As Dr David J. Hellerstein of Columbia University brings up, "To sum things up, we have understood that 'neuroplasticity,' the progressing renovating of mind construction and capacity, happens all through life. It tends to be influenced by life encounters, qualities, organic specialists, and by conduct, just as by suspected examples."

It implies that all that individuals do, from others they meet to their climate and the encounters that they have, can really change the mind's construction. These progressions occur all through the human lifetime and thus we are never past the point where it is possible to begin attempting positive mantras or affirmations. 

Here is another mystery about the brain and why everyday affirmations work: our psyche doesn't have the foggiest idea of distinguishing between genuine and what is made up. The more habitually we rehash the expression "I'm solid, and I am certain," the more our mind will trust it.

How Can Affirmations Help Us?

Negative self-talk is a shocking truth of the human experience. For a great many people, it begins in youth. A damaging or traumatic experience can lead the psyche to repeat and replay destructive patterns and self talk, unconsciously throughout a lifetime. 

It might present itself through appearance, character or  another part of our unhealed being that needs our love. The outcome is simply the equivalent: A torrential slide of negative talk that never disappears until we actively intervene.

"I need to be thinner", "I'm unloveable" or "I can't do this."

Do any of these sounds similar to you? Negative self-talk happens throughout the day, consistently. Often, individuals aren't even mindful of permitting negative contemplations that impact their activities and emotions.  The average person has 12,000 to 60,000 thoughts per day. Of those, 80% are negative and 95% are repetitive from the previous day.

A programme of self-affirmations is a fantastic remedy to rewire these repetitive thought patterns.  The practice of positively affirming mantras is a great healing tool that be used in conjunction with other self healing methods to battle those melancholic musings.

Day by day, affirmations can improve our lives holistically. From wellbeing and wellness to finance and romance, affirmations can work for us. Many individuals have effectively utilised affirmations to improve their confidence, get an advancement at work, appreciate better close to home connections, discover and draw in wealth into their lives and simply accept and love themselves, as they are.

How might your life change because of affirmation? That is totally up to you. Whether you wish to experience more euphoria, more noteworthy harmony or an overall feeling of prosperity, we strongly suggest building positive affirmations into your daily life.  Below, we offer mind, soul and body nourishing affirmations to get you started:

Beautifully Nourished Affirmations

  • I am loveable just as I am
  • I deserve appreciation
  • I am a magnet for all that I want
  • I attract what serves my highest good and the good for all
  • I believe in myself, and trust my own wisdom
  • I am exactly where I need to be and I have all the tools that I need
  • I am a successful person
  • I am confident and capable at what I do
  • I choose to be happy
  • My life is taking place right here, right now
  • I opt to rise above negative feelings 
  • I am resilient,
  • I am strong
  • I am brave
  • I respect myself
  • Nobody but me decides how I feel
  • I am in control of my emotions
  • I choose how I react to my emotions
  • When I lie down to sleep, everything is as it should be, and I rest content
  • I accept and love myself, thoroughly and completely.
  • I release negative feelings and thoughts about myself
  • I observe negative emotions and allow them to pass through me
  • I believe in who I am
  • I am consistent in the things that I say and do
  • My preferences matter
  • I am worthy
  • I believe in myself
  • Today could be the best day of my life and I am open for the day to delight me
  • I am loveable
  • I am complete, right now, exactly as I am 
  • When I don't know what to do next, I follow the breadcrumbs in front of me
  • Today, I take the next right action step and the path is revealed as I go
  • I trust myself
  • I trust my life
  • I am capable and I am deserving
  • If I end up on a path that doesn't feel real or authentic to me, I have a choice to choose again
  • I honour and respect myself
  • Today I give life yo all parts of myself
  • I know that all things are possible for me and I have all of the tools that I need
  • I take care of my body and I tend to my thoughts
  • I deserve love without condition and I love my self without condition
  • I love myself, unconditionally.
We hope that you enjoyed your daily Self Love Fix. 
With love, Beautifully Nourished x

Dr Ayesha Gulzar, PharmD, Doctor of Pharmacy, Research and Medicine
Editor and Founder: Katherine Elyse Blake, BSC Nutrition, ANutr

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