The Power of Positive Affirmations

All writers have days when we need a boost. Written by CrystalMMBurton a writer friend of mine, this piece is excellent.

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It’s no secret that positive affirmations work. You’ve probably heard someone recommend them before to help boost your mood, motivate you, or to generally improve your outlook on life.

A positive affirmation is a self-truth. It’s a statement that we know or desire to be true, which we affirm and bring into being with our words. Naturally, it should also be optimistic to help combat the negativity and unhelpful thoughts we have. I’ve mentioned in previous posts how much our thoughts and emotions affect our reality—especially in THIS post—and one of the best ways to take control of that is to have daily affirmations that align with the life you want to lead and the person you want to be.

How do they work?

There is a strange power to words. A compliment can lift your spirit (“You look nice today!” ) while an insult can break your…

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