The Art of Affirmation
How Your Health and Spirit can be improved by Positive Speech and Thoughts
Positive speech and thoughts can improve your physical health and emotional well-being. Affirmations or positive
a powerful tool for changing your life in a positive way forever. Successful people, whether performers, athletes,
or parents, share one trait in common. They mentally prepare themselves for any challenges they may face every day.
these people an obstacle is nothing more than an exciting challenge to overcome successfully.
If you want to be healthy, you first have to imagine yourself in a healthy state. The speech you use and words you use
describe yourself, must be positive and upbeat. Sports psychologists have been using positive affirmations to
their teams and prepare athletes for victory year after year. Same techniques can be adopted to improve your physical,
mental and emotional health.
The Art of Positive Speech
Affirmations are simple statements that create health and abundance for you. We literally create world around us.
we create positive circumstances if we
speak and think positively, . There are some things you should know about
Your affirmations must be positive. Terms like “can’t,” or “don’t” aren’t positive. Instead you should think in
of “I can” “I will” or “I deserve.”
When starting out you should sit down, decide what areas in your life you want to improve and then create a list
positive affirmations you can repeat every day.
Avoid lengthy statements. Your affirmations should be brief and to the point.
Truly believe. Your affirmations won’t do a lick of good if you don’t believe in what you are saying.
You can use affirmations to improve any aspect of your life. They are especially worthwhile for promoting health and
wellness. Here are some examples of positive affirmations you can use to improve your health and well-being.
I can maintain my ideal body weight successfully.
I am beautiful.
I deserve to be disease free.
I am energetic. I deserve to be filled with energy.
I am able to sleep well and wake up feeling rested.
I am in control of my health.
I have power to defeat disease and illness.
I love and respect my body.
I feel at peace with my body.
I respect my body for what it is.
My body is beautiful.
Positive thinking is just as important as positive speech. Multiple studies are constantly being carried out to identify
link between positive thinking and disease. Negative thoughts have just as much power as positive ones. They slowly
chip away at you, resulting in poor self-esteem, depression and even more negativity. No matter who you are, where you
are from, what you do or what your background, you have to remember that you are a supreme human being! You deserve
best. The number one way to start feeling better is to start thinking positively.
How do you do that? Simply remind yourself internally every day that you are a great person. Feel like you are coming down
with a cold? No problem. Visualize yourself overcoming your illness. You have to start believing you can feel better to
actually start feeling better. Patients who are optimistic almost always report a better quality of life than those who
have a negative attitude, despite their predicted health outcome.
Optimism isn’t simply a matter of feeling. It is a resource for overcoming illness, pain, injury, anxiety and depression.
It can improve your treatment outcomes and help you overcome complications. Your body is physiologically tied to your
thoughts, beliefs and attitudes. For you to be healthy, you have to recognize connection that exists between your mind,
body and spirit.
Here are some steps for creating a positive mental outlook:
We are what we think, just as much as we are what we eat. Each and every day on waking, start thinking about positive
things you expect from your day. You’ll find your health and well being rapidly improves from these simple and effective
Remember that your mental expectations of your outcomes can influence your actual health outcome. Thus if you have a
medical condition and expect a treatment to fail, it is more likely to fail then if you view it in a positive light.
Consider placebo effect. Countless studies have shown that time and time again patients report relief from a placebo
drug when they don’t realize they aren’t getting actual medication. It is simply belief that something positive will
happen from pill that results in an actual medical change.
Avoid negative thinking. If you find your thoughts turning negative, repeat several positive affirmations.
Mentally picture your body healthy and well. If you want to lose weight, imagine what your body will look like when
you have met your weight loss goals. Positive imagery can go a long way toward influencing your health outcomes.