Positive Affirmations can be powerful if you know Why they work so well and How you should use them to your advantage. And that’s precisely the topic of this article. We are going to explore why positive affirmations work so well, and in what situations they don’t work. And we are going to dive into a step-by-step plan how you can leverage the power of positive affirmations for your own goals and benefits.
So, let’s dive:
The concept of positive affirmations already exists for ages. Positive affirmations were first popularized by French psychologist Emile Coué back in the 1920s. Also in that period, 1925, an actress, artist, and writer with the name Florence Scovel-Shinn published a famous book on success and affirmations. One of her affirmations were: "I have wonderful work in a wonderful way. I work very few hours for lots of pay."
Also, Napoleon Hill in his famous book Think and Grow Rich speaks about positive affirmations. When Louise Hayes had written a book about positive affirmations in the 1970’s, they became popular. And nowadays you can see positive affirmations all over the internet on Facebook, Instagram or Twiter posts. As everyone says, you need to repeat those positive affirmations, and they will change your life.
But do they?
I have read Hayes' book already in the early 1980’s and used them a lot.
But have I seen the difference?
Has the use of positive affirmations had a positive impact on my life?
Let’s find out: