Daily Positive Affirmations and Why You Want To Use Them by John Meeks
I wrote about the power of positive daily affirmations in a number of my earlier blog posts such as 23 Strategies To Survive and Stay Positive In a Toxic Work Environment as well as others. And I am sure you may have heard about positive affirmations in other blog posts, articles and social media memes and what-not. Positive affirmations have become popular in recent years because they are effective and there is some science to support this claim as I will talk about a little later.
There are many things to be successful, like I talked about in my post 21 Things To NOT do to be Successful, so affirmations are not the only thing you will need to do on your journey to success and well being, but positive daily affirmations are a vital step you will do well to make part of your daily routine.
25 Ways To Stop Procrastination – The Ultimate List
It feels out of your control and as each day passes, the stress of having so much to do becomes overwhelming. So, tasks get left, delayed and forgotten. But don’t beat yourself up over this because it’s not your fault. Procrastination is always a sign of another issue.
It’s a major reason people are unhappy.
We can put off different things… starting a healthy diet, project work or calling someone. This has real life consequences as health, finances and relationships suffer.So below is a list of tips that you can cherry pick depending on what feels right for you.
Every now and then most people go through a stage in their lives where everything feels a bit ‘meh.’ Sometimes life gets so busy that your focus is lost and you stop taking as much care of yourself. If you have stopped looking after your appearance, you may feel like you no longer recognize yourself when you look in the mirror. When life gets busy, or you have lots on your mind, it is so easy to get stuck in a rut both with your appearance and with life in general.
If you are feeling stuck and no longer feeling good about your appearance, you may not have the motivation to do anything about it. Here are some of the ways you can break free from your style rut, feel positive about your appearance, and regain your focus.
Your vision board should focus on how you want to feel, not just things you want. When it comes to making a vision board, the first rule is that THERE ARE NO RULES! Vision boards help to apply the LAW OF ATTRACTION which simply says that you attract into your life whatever you think about and focus on. A vision board should have images and words that inspire you to take action and you may reflect on your goals when it comes to your:
RELATIONSHIPS / FRIENDSHIPS
FITNESS / HEALTH
LEARNING / GROWING
HOBBIES / PASSIONS
Here’s how my vision board reflects my goals for 2019:
Vision Board Theme: “2019 the year of me: stronger, braver, kinder, and unstoppable“
“Celebrate life” / “Treat yo’ self”
Live life to the fullest and celebrate even the small victories and milestones and don’t deprive yourself of happiness. It’s okay to indulge sometimes without feeling guilty about it.
“Your vibe attracts your tribe”
Surround yourself with people who give you energy and positive vibes only! Be the sort of person that makes people happy and who people want to be around and don’t let toxic people pull you into their dramas or problems.
“Less bitter, more glitter” / “Never let anyone dull your sparkle”
Be unapologetically you. Shine like glitter and be bubbly like champagne if that’s who you are. Never compare yourself or your journey with someone else or take others’ opinions personally and just be your happy, sparkly self.
“Start each day with a grateful heart”
The more you appreciate what you have the more happy you will be! Don’t take anything, anyone, or any day for granted!
“beYOUtiful” / “Wake up and makeup”
Remember you are beautiful in your own skin: makeup or no makeup! This year I’m going to share more unique looks because I am passionate about expressing my creativity with makeup.
“Believe in the power of your dreams” / “Dream without fear and love without limits”
I’m a firm believer that if your dreams don’t scare or intimidate you then you aren’t dreaming big enough!
Being kind is my biggest goal, making a positive difference to people is what drives me to work hard so I can give back more. One of my kindness goals is to hit the maximum number of platelet donations this year, that’s 25!
Kickboxing at least 4 classes a week and counting my calories will get me to my fitness goal of 120lbs by May of this year! I’m tracking my progress via apps, fitness trackers, and journals. My virtual race goal is to complete at least 10 virtual races this year (matching 2018).
I would love to save enough for a tropical getaway so I need to work on a side hustle and to be thrifty so I can lay on a beach with a pineapple/coconut drink in my hand
“You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take”
Take risks because fortune favors the bold! Be brave and just go for it because you never know until you try.
“Your smile is your LOGO your PERSONALITY is your BUSINESS CARD, and how you leave people feeling after an experience with you becomes your TRADEMARK”
I attached my social media business card and am currently working on building my “@HONEYBUNNYTWEE” brand! My numerical goals are 10,000 Instagram followers (currently over 7,000), 1,500 Twitter followers (currently over 1,000), and 700 likes on my Facebook page (currently over 400)! How I’m going to achieve this is by consistently creating my own creative content and by reading and interacting with other bloggers and social media accounts I admire!
So what if you don’t have the materials or time to make a vision board? My suggestion is to create a Pinterest board (like this one) and save pins and ideas for later!
Did you make a vision board or do you plan on making one? If you have one I’d love to see it just use #hbtblog, this year I want to work with and connect with other goal-getters / bloggers / creatives / small businesses / brands! Email me: firstname.lastname@example.org and maybe we can collaborate on a project or on reaching our goals together 🙂 <3