It’s strange how self affirmations work. at first you may not believe them, which in turns can become a negative. It may remind your self that you don’t feel that way. It’s strange, however, natural to feel this way. “Why does praise make me feel worse?” this is because in your heart of hearts you don’t believe it.
In my elementary school, I remember going to the school counselor and she made me hold Q bear. This was a stuff bear with the letter Q stitched on him. Don’t ask me what it stood for. However, she made me repeat “You are special and important. I was not ready at that time to hear that. so all it did was made me feel worse. Why? didn’t I accept this cookie cutter Affirmation? As you have answered yourself. I didn’t believe it. Now, if she knew me she would have had me repeat. “You are creative, a protector of the less fortune, you’re a good friend. I could have believed that, and like a seed let it grow into the idea of being special and important. When you make your affirmations believe them. Know it!. Post it anywhere and everywhere. Make a mantra and love it, because it’s special to you!
One fun way of making and affirmation come true is make it a login password along with a number, some days you’ll feel it and some days you won’t however with the repeated repetition you will believe it! if not change it. Never have a password that brings up bad feelings. Just a tip.
“The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively. =Bob Marley
“In life, finding a voice is speaking and living the truth. Each of you is an original. Each of you has a distinctive voice. When you find it, your story will be told. You will be heard.” ― John Grisham
For every minute you stay angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind.
–‘Ralph Waldo Emerson
It is not length of life, but depth of life.
— Ralph Waldo Emerson