very moment you might be thinking that there isn’t one positive
thing left to say about yourself (another example of negative
turning your situation around may be far simpler than you’d
imagine. All you may
have to do is stop sabotaging yourself.
Consider the following example:
you think to yourself often enough that you’re undeserving of
happiness, you will eventually believe it.
Such action triggers an undesirable cascade, as beliefs
eventually become behaviors that determine our biology.
It’s obvious that the health consequences of such
negativity are far from favorable.
if we repeatedly recite the affirmation, “I deserve to be
happy,” or “I’m learning to enjoy life and savor every
moment,” such statements eventually sink in, and become
transformed into beliefs. Not
surprisingly, the biology that follows may be precisely what we
need to maintain or restore our health and well-being.
how to develop positive affirmations is easier than you might
imagine. It begins
simply with the process of living mindfully.
There’s no complex formula or series of steps to
remember. Just take
time for yourself to live fully in the moment.
focusing on the present,
ignoring the burdens of the past and the uncertainties of the
future. Such action
frees us from the pressures and stresses of worrying about what
has already happened, or what might occur.
When we learn to live in the precious present, we create a
sense of fulfillment, one step at a time.
way to develop positive self-talk is to open ourselves to
inspiration from others by simply reading books of positive
abound in bookstores everywhere.
When we immerse ourselves in positive thoughts, wonderful
feelings live on in us, and become our biology.
you’d like to begin a journal.
Remember to start each entry with a positive statement, and
take time to repeat your affirmations silently to yourself.
Learn to trust your healing voice.
Set your standards high, and realize that there are no
limits to the creative power within you. Use
your journal on a regular basis to express your deepest thoughts.
Know that the questions and answers you need are within
you. It is
well-recognized that this form of self-expression promotes
the way we think determines who we are.
When we tell ourselves what we want to become, new
possibilities surface that help sculpt our destiny.
time to look at yourself now, and realize that you are the sum of
all your past thoughts and beliefs. If
you wish to foretell your future, simply focus on what you are
thinking and believing today
-- Mind Over Matter!
Bittman, MD; all rights reserved.