5 POSITIVE MORNING AFFIRMATIONS to start your day with a BANG
“Positivity often leads to our breakthrough,
Those who succeeded strived and never withdrew.”-Anonymous
We’re all living amidst uncertain times. The pandemic has taken a toll on many lives, both physically and emotionally. While a lot of us have battled the virus and emerged victorious, or have had family members beating it like brave hearts, an exponential number of people have even lost their loved ones. Moreover, having re-lived the horrors again, don’t we all feel less productive, whilst feeling incredulously ‘blah’? Well, well, if you’re one of these, then let us tell you ladies- you’re not alone!
This lingering languish may arise in us many, many emotions. And, you know what- THAT IS COMPLETELY OKAY! We’re living in difficult times, and our focus should be SELF-CARE. Even touching upon our daily lives during the pre-pandemic era, aren’t we sometimes overcome with self-doubt or the infamous “existential crisis”? From experiencing anxiety or suffering from a low self-esteem or sadness, we all need a ray of hope, which gives us strength and courage to succeed in our lives. You beauties, more often than not, don’t we all underestimate ourselves from time to time? Life’s but a journey, and let’s not forgets that you are innately wonderful and worthy. Did reading this statement make you feel empowered, in charge of your life and the boss woman that you truly are?
And, who better to remind you of that than YOU, lassies! You’ve often heard or witnessed dynamic individuals giving motivational speeches about how they put out messages in the universe, and work towards accomplishing those with sheer hard work and perseverance. Read on to know about the magic that we truly possess, but don’t pay much heed to.
What are POSITIVE AFFIRMATIONS?
This post is dedicated to all you splendid women, at whatever stage in life you might be. Positive affirmations, also known as self-affirmations are basically positive and optimistic reminders that you feed your brains with, which encourage and motivate you to be the best versions of yourself. And boy, are they having a moment. Ask anybody in the wellness space about its mystic power, and we assure you that they will be singing heaps of praises and how!
Many times when we are under confident, don’t we often go on a downward spiral and tell ourselves we just don’t have it in us to flourish and thrive? Contrary to what is believed, this Herculean task of self-sabotaging our own stead can be reformed by just changing our narrative. Don’t believe us? Well, let’s try a small experiment! Wherever you may be present at whilst reading this thought-provoking piece, think of one task that makes you flutter or belittle your abilities. Once you’ve decided on it change your statement from “I can’t to “I will”. Furthermore, uplift your own selves by saying the following out loud, “I am capable”, and “I am successful”. Just pause for a second and reflect! Do you feel great and re-invigorated with a surge of life force? If yes, then dearies this is just the start!
The noble souls that you darlings are, you’d probably be advising your heartbroken or confused best friend to develop this mindset, then why not follow it ourselves? As popularly believed, isn’t it easier said than done? And for those who are still skeptical, yearning for a rational explanation, then it has ground-breaking scientific evidence, ladies! Right from childhood, haven’t we heard our parents, teachers or self-help experts advising us as follows: “Watch your thoughts, they become your words; watch your words, they become your actions; watch your actions, they become your habits; watch your habits, they become your character; watch your character, it becomes your destiny.” Well, well! Need we say more! Isn’t it simply intriguing to see how our body, soul and the environment are interconnected? The secret just lies in changing our negative thoughts and altering it with positive self-talk.
START YOUR DAY LIKE THE BRIGHTLY LIT SUN- AFFIRMATIONS IN ABUNDANCE
In order to thrive, we all need to possess a mind-frame of abundance, confidence and happiness. Trust us, if your life-state is elevated even the most impossible tasks will seem like a cakewalk. But, why is that so? And, the answer lies within ourselves- SELF-BELIEF, for we can, we will and we have. As opposed to wallowing or fretting, when we face our challenges and adversities heads on, not only will you find a plausible solution, pronto, but you will achieve it with a resounding victory, whilst becoming an exemplary individual yourself.
Blurring the lines between manifestations and positive affirmations, another ah-mazing way to be the scriptwriter of your own movie that is called destiny is to put out messages in the universe as if they have already happened. Confused a tad bit? Just try this out! For instance, if you’re looking to thrive in your career and make truckloads of money, you can simply tell yourself, “I am a money-magnet, wherein I’m earning an X amount per project.” If you’ve put out this goal for yourself, don’t you want a personal winning streak too? Hell yes!
Who’s convinced to try this activity out and see its power unravel wondrously? Well, if you’re someone who cannot wait to try it out, we would advise doing it the first thing in the morning before you go and conquer your dreams for the day. But, why? We feel there’s a certain aura about the morning. Call it its purity, the sense of hope, excitement and enchantment that it brings, or just the brightness that it showers upon us. Therefore, you can feel the way you desire to feel and want to feel throughout the day. As we go through our daily bustle, if we remind ourselves of these marvellous self-mantras, not only does it cheer us instantaneously, but changes our moods and energies, giving us the impetus to power through any kind of days which may bring with it its own obstacles; a harsh boss, work overload and what not.
Doing it for 5-10 minutes every day can help you start your day on the right foot, giving you the tools to handle things gently and effortlessly, invoking the world that you are ready to dazzle and sparkle. Your mind is poised for success and pleasure, and the body will follow these commands beautifully.
WHO RUN THE WORLD- GIRLS!
Now, now! You all know that you have the weapon to literally change your life, simply by working on our forever companions and enemies- our innermost thoughts and musings. If you’re ready to take control and replace your life script, then kudos! Congratulations are truly in order for this is a moment of thunderous pride for you bewitching women. However, we have a few tips to let out to slay at our affirmations. You may have scouted through the internet, but please make the statement about and for you. You need to deeply believe in it for it to strike a chord with your core being. While you affirm in the first person and present or future tense, really mean what you say. Visualize it coming to fruition whilst adapting the phrase to every new day. And most importantly, keep repeating it to yourself.
So, who is excited to jump onto this declarative bandwagon? Can we just say that we are tremendously proud of all you valiant individuals wanting to lead by change? To start you off, here are a few astounding and inspiring positive affirmations that you could use.
- I love and accept myself exactly how I am today for I am beautiful.
- I am powerful and deserving.
- I am doing the best for myself.
- I embrace the challenges and possibilities that today brings.
- I am filled with gratitude and kindness for being alive amongst my loved ones.
So you see how heartening and vitalizing it can be to start a day filled with an enlivened spirit of thankfulness, contentment, self-love and positivity? Simply splendid, right? To sign off, all you need are your daily doses of your Vitamins A and C! Umm, not the medical supplements, you beauties; we’re talking of alacrity and confidence that will genuinely make you ‘shine bright like a diamond’.