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Monday, October 20, 2014

The Secrets of Affirmations: what makes them effective? 

For centuries, successful and influential people have been using affirmations that have brought them extraordinary result. Step-by-step. with the help of effective affirmations, ordinary people have turned failures into success, illness into health, unhappiness into joy of life. However, also many people find out that the affirmations they have used don't work. What is the problem? What has been missing in their affirmation techniques?

Our Perpetual Calendar of Affirmations is designed in a way that allows everyone for a gradual progress of melting subconscious blocks through creating new neurological pathways in your brain. It is structured in a way that is harmonious with 'Brain Plasticity', and using highly effective affirmation techniques allowing for constant, step-by-step reconstruction of your subconscious beliefs.

Remember, the purpose of an affirmation is to pass a message to the subconscious mind, and to make it believe the message is true. Here are some of the important elements of effective affirmations:

1. The affirmation must agree with what is acceptable for our subconscious. Any unrealistic messages will be instantly rejected by your subconscious. If you are affirming goals or desires that do not agree with what you know and think of yourself subconsciously – the process will backfire sooner or later and cause painful damage, such as unpredicted sickness (often preventing you from fulfilling your desires) or problems within your family, at work etc.

2. You don't have to repeat an affirmation thousands of times; a few times of real life proof will make it effective and believable for your subconscious mind. Here is a simple trick: repeat the affirmation at the moment that proves to the subconscious that what you are affirming is true. For example when doing “money affirmations” do not use such statements as “money comes easily to me” or “I have a million dollars in my account” when you are broke and need to pay your bills. Such action would make your subconscious mind associate money with pain. However, when you are going shopping and take out your bills or credit card, it is an excellent moment to say: "I have more than enough money for what I want.”

3. What you are affirming needs to trigger your feelings. The subconscious mind does not communicate with words, but with feelings and emotions. In order to fully benefit from an affirmation you either need to become familiar with your emotions or use your imagination and visualize that the situation stated in your affirmation has already come true. Feel the pleasure, fun, delight, and satisfaction of “arriving” where you want to be or see yourself in that situation and imagine that you feel the feelings.

4. Affirmations do not have to always be in present tense. Remember, that all you are affirming needs to be acceptable to your subconscious mind. If you struggle with health issues and say "I am healthy", you will trigger resistance in your subconscious mind that may further negatively affect your health. It is better to say "I am getting better and better" in a moment when you feel some relief, since that will truly help you to overcome your predicament. Or, even more effective will be statement: "I choose to feel better and better" - repeated at any moment you want. The reason is that if you use such form, you are not limiting yourself in how much better you can get. Your subconscious will not assume that you are now healthy enough and will continue to make sure that you are always improving your health.

5. Repeating affirmations is more effective when accompanied by a natural, pleasant scent. It is good to remember to repeat affirmations while walking in the park, sitting in a garden, or you can simply bring some natural scents to your home. A scented candle, a pleasant bouquet, freshly aired home, or even the scent of baked cookies will help you more effectively influence your subconscious mind by associating the topic of your affirmation with real, natural pleasure.

And before all: relax and enjoy the moment. You deserve the best, and you will get where you want to be. After all, look how far you have already come. You are the best thing that can ever happen to you. Please remember that :)