Positive affirmations, and the self-help industry in general, have received major flak from people who say they don’t work. Both critics who have given affirmations a try and cynics who have said no from the start think you’re setting yourself up for disappointment when you use affirmations as a tool to make a positive difference in your life.
Part of the criticism is true. Affirmations are nothing but words. They are simply tiny squiggles on a piece of paper that you can tear up, burn, or crumple into a ball and throw in the trash can. By themselves, they have no power to change your life. But if you use the power of your mind to let them work for you, affirmations can open the way for all sorts of amazing experiences you never thought you’d have.
Take a look at the most common ways you may unintentionally take the power out of your affirmations and how to turn things around. Read more “If Your Affirmations Don’t Work, You’re Doing Them Wrong”