Positive Daily Affirmations for Achievement
You're Going to Be Shocked...
by Kevin Hogan
Most of you reading this article have probably heard of
positive affirmations, and many of you have probably even used them.
For those of you who have used them, I am betting the results were at
best rather mixed.
There are some problems inherent with random affirmations.
Quite often, the affirmation runs up against your conscience and
your unconscious mind knows you're fibbing.
I weigh 180 pounds.
Affirmation: "I weigh 120 pounds."
The unconscious mind responds appropriately and finds a way
to punish you, often through some self-sabotage mechanism.
The brain is a pretty amazing thing....
Yes affirmations can be helpful if repeated often enough and for long
enough, but they're really not that impressive in the final analysis.
The problem with affirmations is that they are only statements and
until your mind accepts them as a statement of fact, they
have very little or polarizing (opposite effect) power.
Now, research shows that almost anything you repeat and plug
into your brain with emotion.... often enough and long enough...
you will eventually believe it.
Self-brainwashing can work IF you get past the self-sabotage.
There is, however, a much more powerful method.
Want to know what it is?
How to Use Affirmations Effectively
The brain SOLVES and feels COMPELLED to SOLVE
I'm going to call these Positive Affirmative Questions (PAQ),
to be precise.
The difference between statements and questions is profound.
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