The use of positive affirmations to help facilitate the Law of Attraction in your life can not be understated. It is absolutely essential. But many people can be confused about positive affirmations, their purpose and how they are constructed.
Positive affirmations are positive statements we use with ourselves. Their purpose is two fold. First it sends out positive intention into the Universe in accordance to the Law of Attraction. Their second function is to contact and persuade our subconscious mind. This is the silent controller in each of us. It is our motivator and also gives us messages through intuition. You definitely want your subconscious mind to be working with you. It is in the subconscious mind the negative ideas and energy in the form of doubt and despair originate.
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So how do you construct a working positive affirmation? The subconscious mind does not do well if we command it to do something, "I will be making more money soon." This opens up all kinds of doubt and questions which the subconscious mind will begin to generate: "How are you going to make that money? You can't do it. Look at your life situation now. You have been told in the past that you are not good enough accept it."
In order to avoid this trap and sequence of thoughts you need to gently persuade your subconscious mind. You need to gently nudge it in the direction of manifestation and belief. Without belief in your ability to accomplish your goals at this deep level, you will be at odds with yourself. You will battle doubt.
The subconscious mind is kind of like a cat. Now dogs can easily be trained and tempted by praise. Cats have their own agendas and can be aloof. That does not mean they cannot be persuaded. You just need to know the trick.
In the case of the subconscious mind there are two magic words. With these words you can transform yourself from the inside out. In fact, these two words in the ancient religions were used as the name of God. Now that is some powerful stuff.
Are you ready? The words are "I AM". These two words define, persuade, transform and shift you instantly. Using them as a positive affirmation can transform your life and create huge waves of positive attractive energy into the Universe.
Try this one: "I am fantastically calm and relaxed."
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Say it a number of times and note how you feel. Note how you begin to feel relaxed and confident. This is just the beginning!