How do they work
Affirmations are based on the idea that our thoughts play a significant role in shaping our reality. What we consistently think and believe about ourselves can influence our actions, emotions, and outcomes.
It's true that we have a multitude of thoughts every day, and a significant portion of them may be negative. This is often referred to as the "negativity bias," where our brains tend to focus more on negative thoughts and experiences as a survival mechanism.
Affirmations aim to shift this negativity bias by intentionally introducing positive and constructive thoughts into our consciousness. By repeating affirmations regularly, we can gradually rewire our thought patterns to be more positive and optimistic.
There is scientific evidence supporting the effectiveness of affirmations. Studies in neuroscience have shown that positive affirmations can have a beneficial impact on the brain's reward centres and can lead to increased self-esteem and self-efficacy.
Many successful individuals, including Oprah, Tony Robbins, Jennifer Lopez, Jim Carey, and others, have publicly endorsed the use of affirmations as a part of their personal development routines. They attribute a portion of their success to the positive mindset cultivated through affirmations.
Your mind is a powerful tool, repeating affirmations and influencing your subconscious in this way will lead you towards the pinnacle of success in your business and career journey. Combined with deeply relaxing music, there will be no stopping you. Hit play and initiate a transformational process that rewires your neuropathways each day.
HOW TO USE THIS PLAYLIST
Using affirmations is a flexible and personal practice, and there are various ways to incorporate them into your daily routine. Here's a step by-step guide on how we love to use affirmations:
- Choose a playlist that resonates with you
- Find a quiet place and make yourself comfortable
- Repeat and reinforce the affirmations you hear out loud, in your mind, or even write them down;
Out Loud - Stand in front of a mirror and say your affirmations with confidence and conviction. Speaking them out loud can make them more powerful.
In Your Mind - Repeatedly recite your affirmations silently in your mind throughout the day. This can be done while you're commuting, exercising, or during moments of quiet reflection.
Write Them Down - Consider keeping a journal or a dedicated notebook for your affirmations. Write them down daily, which can reinforce the message and help you track your progress.
- Make affirmations a daily practice. The more consistently you use them, the more impact they can have on your thought patterns and beliefs. Set a specific time for your affirmation practice.
- Many people find that practicing affirmations in the morning is particularly effective. This is because your mind is often more receptive to positive suggestions when you wake up.
Incorporating affirmations into your morning routine can help
set a positive tone for the day ahead.
- You can create visual reminders of your affirmations. Write them on your bathroom mirror, get sticky pad and place them on your computer screen, or refrigerator. Seeing these affirmations throughout the day can reinforce their message.
- While repeating affirmations, try to genuinely believe in the positive statements you are making. This emotional connection can make the affirmations more powerful.
- It's important to be patient with the process. It may take time for you to notice significant changes in your thoughts and behaviour. Persistence in practicing affirmations is key to their long-term effectiveness.
Your health and wellbeing are the best investments you will ever make. There are countless benefits to embracing affirmations as a self-care practice, here are a few of our favourites:
- Rewires neural pathways, aka the brain’s ability to adapt new ways of thinking.
- Can help boost self-esteem and confidence.
- Can improve well-being.
- Helps reduce stress.
- Invites more gratitude into your life.
- Helps improve resilience.
- Enjoyable and relaxing way to start or end your day.
- Encourages a more optimistic mindset.
- Helps reduce negative thoughts.
- Can help you with feelings of anxiety.
- May benefit sleep quality.