Life is full of obstacles and roadblocks. It is easy to slip into negative self-talk when faced with these setbacks. This pessimistic outlook has a greater impact on your mindset than you’d think. I want to share a few common affirmations that you should stop using immediately and some positive replacements for them.
The Law of Attraction is at Work Right Now
The Law of Attraction is the most powerful law in the universe. Like gravity, it is always in effect, always in motion. It is working in your life at this very moment.
Simply put, the Law of Attraction says that you will attract into your life whatever you focus on. Whatever you give your energy and attention to will come back to you. If you focus on lack and negativity, then that is what you will attract into your life.
Replace These Negative Affirmations Now!
The negative messages that you feed yourself can lead to depression, lack of self-esteem and low self-confidence.
If you are using any of these affirmations you should stop, and replace them right now, instead choose from this list of positive affirmations.
1) "Money is the Root of All Evil."
The first affirmation you need to stop using now is “Money is the root of all evil” or “Having money creates more problems in life.”
There is nothing wrong with desiring financial wealth. You can do a lot of good in the world with greater financial assets. It is only the attachment to money that becomes problematic.
Replace this with:
"My life is abundant in every way."
2) "I Don't Want to Be Angry."
It’s important to focus on what you do want, not on what you don’t want. State your desires in a positive way.
Your mind works in pictures. If you say “I don’t want to be angry,” you are creating the picture and the vibration of being “angry.” The universe only receives the frequency of “angry” and responds to that.
You must focus on the opposite of what you don’t want. In this case, it would be a better choice to say
“I want to be more loving and accepting of the way things are.”
3) "I Don't Want to Get Sick."
The third affirmation to stop using now is “I don’t want to get sick.”
We have a tendency to focus on what we don’t want in so many areas of our lives, even when it comes to our own health.
When faced with an illness or disease, we become completely preoccupied with the problem rather than the desired outcome. We tend to give our complete focus to the illness, and all that it entails, instead of focusing on being healthy.
Use an affirmation like
“I always enjoy being vibrant, healthy, energetic and strong.”
Since what you focus on expands, you want to direct your energy and thoughts to those of being well. Keep your thoughts positive and optimistic, and see yourself as healthy and whole.
Your positive energy, thoughts, visualizations, affirmations, prayer and meditation combined with whatever holistic, natural integrative or traditional medical treatments you choose to seek will serve to enhance the healing process.
4) "I'm Losing Control."
The fourth affirmation to stop using is, “I am losing control.”
There are times in life where you may feel like you can’t control the things that are happening around you. Remember that you are always responsible for how you react to the things happening around you.
Negative thoughts often cause feelings of hopelessness and distance. Begin to think positively about the things happening around you and acknowledge that you are responsible.
A positive affirmations to replace this is:
“I am grateful for every experience in my life.”
Think Differently and Positively
I want to leave you with a bit of homework to complete upon reading this post.
Leave a comment below of a negative affirmation that you’ve been using and what you’re going to replace it with. I’ll be sure to follow up with you!
Make a conscious effort to restructure the way you think and speak. Avoid giving any unnecessary energy to the things you don’t want in your life. Avoid subjecting yourself, your thoughts, and your emotions to the negative people and influences in your life.
Now is your chance to begin thinking differently! Changing from negative to positive affirmations is the first step in the right direction.
Remember, nothing will change for the better until you do. I've created a step-by-step, daily affirmations guide to help you learn to use affirmations and recharge your inner power. Click the banner below to learn more.
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