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The stage in autosuggestion in which one exhibits a positive reactive tendency.
[L. affirmatio, fr. affirm, to make strong, fr firmus, strong]
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A statement of intention made as if it were a fact, which is a component of positive thinking. The affirmation concept was championed by Emile Coué, the creator of autosuggestion therapy, and subsequently by Normal Vincent Peale; Coué suggested that his clients repeat affirmative “mantras”—e.g., “…every day, in every way, I am getting better and better…”
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Know that you can make your own affirmations going by what feels right to you, your heart.
Similarly, if we regularly plant positive thoughts and affirmations in our mind, and lovingly nurture it with positive affirmations daily, fully believing that God will grant us our heart's desire if it's for our good and the good of people we'd like to help, visualizing our desired outcomes regularly, then there's a very good possibility that most, if not all of them, will eventually become a reality.
The agency further explained that "the affirmation of GIB's A3 foreign-currency deposit and senior debt ratings reflect Moody's view of a very high probability of support from the bank's major shareholder, Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund".
Fill the empty pages of the Affirmation journal with your intentions, hopes and dreams.
I suggest you read your affirmations each morning upon awakening and again each night just before falling asleep.
The positive affirmations suggested in these books--such as "I am a lovable person," or "I will succeed"--are designed to lift a person's low self-esteem and push him or her into positive action.
"Just How Do Affirmations Work?" is a guide to understanding the purpose of affirmations and what they are supposed to bring people.
Lucky to be a teacher; life-changing affirmations for positive classrooms, 2d ed.
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The colorful affirmations are designed and screened on locally.
Instead, simple tapping with the fingertips is used to input kinetic energy on to specific meridians on the head and chest while you think about your specific problem ( whether it is a traumatic event, an addiction, pain, etc ( and voice positive affirmations.