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How do I pick the right affirmations for me?

Over the past three weeks we have looked at what affirmations are, how and why they work, and what they can’t do.  We have explored the power they have to help people overcome mental obstacles that prevent them from freely living their lives. Hopefu ...

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What Affirmations Can’t Do

Affirmations are statements that people make to themselves that help them handle common obstacles and prepare for events and actions that might otherwise paralyze them with fear, or set them up for failure. In a previous article about affirmations, we ...

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Do Affirmations Work?

Last week we checked in with a woman named Sara. When she was a child, she had learned from her parents that she was “exceedingly shy.” This harmful script prevented her from completing a lot of normal daily functions. In particular, an obvious struggle s ...

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What are Affirmations?

“They are going to love this proposal!” “I will call the company and confidently demand that they refund my money or replace my product.” “I look good today, there’s no stopping me!” These are examples of affirmations. Affirmations are positive statem ...