Hello Mermaid Junkies,
Have you ever done affirmations and in the attempt to do them you gave up, because you thought it was a bunch of bolognas? Well, I can relate, I was starting to think that as well.
I wanted to share with you today about why I believe my affirmations didn’t work in the beginning. I think I have the answer, and it just may help you.
When we begin doing affirmations, it seems like such a silly thing to many people or it sounds like one of those “woohoo woohoo” new age things people do. I’m here to debunk that.
In the beginning when I started to recite my affirmations over and over in my head, I soon realized that I sincerely in my heart didn’t believe what I was telling myself. The reason is because I had terrible self-worth issues. If you start trying to affirm things that you want and you have terrible self-worth issues, you aren’t going to believe a word that comes out of your mouth much less the thoughts you are thinking. For every good thought we have, we have about 200 negative thoughts that counteract that one good thought. You don’t really believe deep down you deserve what you are affirming. You must have a structured, solid foundation of self-worth and acceptance first and then affirmations will work for you.
I didn’t have that for myself. I truly didn’t love myself wholly and completely. So when I’d say these affirmations over and over I wasn’t truly believing what I was saying.Continue Reading