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Nourishing Affirmations! Caress Your Mind with Lovely Thoughts.
THINK is what you GET! Change your thinking, change your life!
downsize your hips, start with your head!
these affirmations as I was cleaning up my meditation room. I had used
these ideas extensively in my 1993 diary (about 20 years ago) to help me change my way of
thinking. It was FUN to discover these self-statements that I had used
over and over again to help me change my deep-seated self hatred,
depression, and low
self-esteem. I was going to counseling during this time and found it to
be invaluable. Visit:
Therapeutic Help for The Journey.
worked with these affirmations for over a year. Over time, my life
completely was TRANSFORMED! I'm SO glad that I took the time to do this.
A KEY practice is to slow down every day for
personal quiet time--time to reflect on your life's journey.
the "seeds" that I planted in my garden of well-being that I had watered
with my loving self-care!
Plant the Garden
of Your Life With Seeds of Well-Being
How do you
transform the suffering and pain in your life into well-being?,
Out of Hell, Into Freedom Thoughts,
Bob's Story the
Emotional Area, and a
Five Contemplations Before Meals.
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help us to establish the belief system we want.
Meditate daily on these affirmations, once in the morning and once in
the evening, and observe the changes that unfold in your life. Writing
them in a journal, or posting them on "sticky notes" at various places
around the house can also be very helpful.
Affirmations--Discover the Power of Thought: Suggestions & Methods for their use
Prescription for Well-Being! and
Louise Hay Affirmations: New Thought Patterns to
transform our bodies
myself new images and new possibilities!
Practice Thinking 10 impossible thoughts every day!
only takes one person to change your life...you!
Go slow. Take Time to
FEEL These Statements.
believe in myself and my unlimited potential. I feel confident in my
in my ideas and abilities. I have deep resources of untapped inner
strength. I believe in my power to change and become the person I've
always wanted to be.
the creator of my life. I create through my thoughts, my words, and my
create my life in harmony and with balance.
receptive to the wisdom which gives me knowledge to bring harmony
and right action into every phase of my daily living. I'm dancing
from every experience. I embrace new beginnings. I trust myself and
I am a
skilled choice maker.
great is the good that I am expecting that every pain along the way
remember...life is mysterious and I don't take it SO serious.
Life. I take the long-term view.
experience the joy of being!
inspired by life and guided into all good.
There is nothing to
fear. I am safe, cared for, and loved. Everyone and everything
will lean towards me to bless me and I will recognize in
everyone my dearest friend. Ah...
respect myself and like who I am. I have made the decision to win in
in the now. Each moment is a present...a gift of life to me.
I am a
my love into the world.
celebrate life! I am contented and thankful.
I am a
private miracle! I am the unique creation of the Creative One!
morning: Gee, a brand new 24 hours! What a precious gift! I choose
to live in peace and contentment.
life. I slow down. I allow tensionless living. I relax. I let go of
all fear. Ah...
I am a
precious and intelligent person, and there are people who really
enjoy my company.
growing and evolving soul and I welcome the opportunity for
willing to receive. I am worthy of my good.
now at the place to discover what in me has prevented me from
receiving at an unconscious level.
vibrantly alive and radiantly healthy!
is my friend. I treat it with respect.
filled with energy, love, and joy!
time for something FUN and different each day! I let my wild
inner-child side out to play!
really enjoy and love my life as it is now.
wealthy. I have terrific abundance!
being alive! I say YES to my life! I accept it as it is.
mornings! I love afternoons! I love evenings!
empowered by the energy that flows through me.
a great JOY just for being alive!
deeply centered and peaceful in life.
SAFE for me to be alive and joyous!
Limitless love blossoms in my life!
I am at
peace and comfortable in every area of my life. I am strong, gentle,
worthy of my own love, respect, and acceptance.
I am a
beautiful person. I matter!
accepted by myself. I want me. I belong. I feel it and I show it.
I am a
likeable person. I easily meet new people. I make new friends
easily. I like myself so others like me too.
willing to move through my barriers of ignorance, fear, and anger, so
that my perfect being can express itself in all my relationships.
Loving relationships are a key element in my state of general health
barriers to my full expression and enjoyment of my life are now
dissolved. I LOVE and appreciate myself!
I CAN do it!
life on! My potential is endless!
100% responsible for creating my life.
I am a
wonderful and loving individual!
I like who I am, and I like
who I am becoming!
loving care of myself and I LOVE taking care of my needs.
needs are a precious part of my humanity.
choose to enjoy my life!
free to be joyous!
I am a
deserving human being, and I have a right to relax.
totally open and receptive to making time for self-renewal daily.
experiment with a variety of self-nourishing activities and get back
in touch with those that are fulfilling to me.
time for comforting myself each day.
release all feelings of guilt, and enjoy my nurturing breaks.
experience love wherever I go. Universal love and support always
surround me. Only the channel through which the love comes, changes.
and approve of myself!
you______! Your fantastic!!!
being in my BODY. I accept and delight in its needs.
deserve the best, and I now accept it.
appreciate ALL that I do. I be-friend myself.
filled with LOVE and natural affection.
to laugh! Life is FUN! I take delight in life!
really enjoy and LOVE my life, as it is right now.
good and I let it flow through all my activities.
Universe always provides for me. The world is a SAFE and BEAUTIFUL
place to be. I LOVE it!
trusting and at peace with the limitless power at work in my life.
current experience is a stage in the journey to fulfilling love.
healthy, vibrant, and alive! I am energetic!
down the pace of my eating and savor the flavor of food.
I am my
own person, and I respect myself.
I am at
worthy of the best life has to offer, and I now lovingly allow
myself to accept it.
willing to change. I am learning to practice self-care every day.
the opportunity to create my life in a new way!
good and I let it flow thru all my activities!
well in my world!
abundance, blessings, peace, and contentment...
and out of my life.
May all people have ease of mind.
May all people have comfort of heart.
May all people abide in love and compassion.
myself love notes. Taken from my diary:
I wrote an
apology to myself in my diary underneath the drawing shown above: "Sometimes,
I really seem to wish that you were different--smarter, more talented,
had different skills, a cuter body, more strength, etc., etc., I apologize
for not accepting you...loving you...as you are...now, my
by thought, word by word, act by act, I lift myself to a new level of
downsize your hips, start with your head!
explored many paths of learning to help me transform my life. One of
them is the Science of Mind groups and magazine.
I found their magazines to be deeply uplifting and helpful to me. Below
I share some wisdom from their March 1993 issue and their "Affirmations
of Mind teaches that we are surrounded by an infinite Intelligence which
operates creatively upon our beliefs. By letting go of destructive
beliefs and adopting constructive ones, we cooperate with the infinite
Intelligence in making our lives fulfilling and successful.
My body is
the temple of the living Spirit.
Therefore, it is filled with wholeness. Every muscle, organ, nerve and
cell is in perfect alignment with the function it was designed to
perform. I am revitalized and energized. I radiate wholeness and
Today I am
alert to the ways God expresses in my life. Everything I do is filled
with harmony and balance as I let God's joy propel me through every
action of this day. My day goes smoothly and joyously. I am thankful!
Food is my
I eat turns to health and beauty. I am open to receive the good that
food has for me. I eat only what my body needs to be healthy. There is
no hunger or feeling of being deprived, as my every need is satisfied by
comes easily to me:
new, fulfilling experiences each day as I turn to infinite Intelligence
for guidance. I know that in order for things to be different, something
must change. I accept change easily and flow with it as I welcome
expanded good into my life. I am grateful.
really a wonderful book! You are the only person you can ever know
intimately. You are the one with whom you must live eternally. This book
is about you. It is for you and to you! I found this book to be SO
helpful in turning around my extremely negative thinking, depressive
thoughts, and pessimistic thinking patterns that I had fallen into in
It is a
goldmine of positive and empowering thoughts, a perfect antidote to
entertainment reading blahs. There is poetry, wisdom, and deep insights
on every page. If you are interested in non-religious interpretations of
the teachings of Jesus, or just wanting to expand your mastery over
life, this book will suffuse you with inspiration and speak directly to
You can order it on
(pages 37 - 38): "Life lies open to me, rich, full and abundant. It
is important that you maintain a strict censorship over your thinking.
Just as you watch your garden that foreign seeds shall not fall into it,
producing a growth of undesirable plants, so you must refuse entrance to
any thoughts you do not wish to see manifested in your life.
convert thought patterns of sickness, unhappiness, fear and doubt into
patterns which conform to spiritual perfection. Make a picture of
yourself as happy and successful. Refuse to entertain contrary ideas."
well this garden of your mind. It is God's garden of your soul. It is
your Garden of Eden wherin may grow your fondest desires and hopes,
blossoming into fulfillment. Or, if your permit, the weeds of
destruction, fear and doubt, will choke out the beauty of hope until
despair alone remains. Watch carefully, then, this garden of your soul.
Plant there only seeds of happiness, of joy, of peace and of good will.
be necessary to cultivate your garden to uproot the weeds and straighten
out the rows, planting new seeds--new ideas, broader visions and deeper
realizations of life. New aspirations must be bedded here, fertilized
with the fervor of hope, the conviction of faith, the beauty of
wholeness and the quietness of peace. Watch your garden carefully, guard
it patiently, waiting for a new harvest--for you shall reap what you
have sown. Plant love in your garden. Kindness and sympathy flow from
the heart of love, and human goodness...Go often into your garden. God
Himself will go forth anew into creation through you.
Summary of Secret Teachings Official Web Site of
The Secret Movie.pdf
Gosh I'm Good!
Plant the Garden of Your Life with Seeds of
Your life is your garden. Over time, what you
plant is what you get
What To Say When You Talk To Your Self
How do you begin to make
Loving-Kindness: Learn to Befriend Ourselves and
Plant Precious Nuggets of Possibility Thinking
“I celebrate myself, and sing
And what I assume you shall assume,
For every atom belonging to me as good belongs to you.”
Walt Whitman, from
Song of Myself
explains in her book, The Only Diet There Is: If we forgive
the past, drop negative thoughts and resentments, stop being victims—we
drop our fat as well. She asserts that as we release our negativity, we
release excess weight in our minds, hearts, and in our bodies.
Practice a diet of
Fast from negative
steps are as follows:
Diet from negative thinking, feast on affirmations, use visualizations,
give up anger, write down your feelings, bless your food, love your
body, nurture yourself, turn it all over to God, and give thanks to God.
I used this
and found all of the exercises and affirmations to be
helpful. Copyright date is 1981 by
Celestial Arts Publishers.
You'll find it at
One last resource that I used comprehensively was
Creative Visualization by Shakti Gawain. It provided hundreds of
affirmations and ideas that allowed me to Accept a Miracle! A true
miracle of personal change!