Unlocking the magic of affirmations
It’s no secret that the two most powerful words in the english language are “I AM”.
Maybe like me, you’ve written affirmations until your hand cramped, longing for them to magically come true.
Wondering to yourself…
How many times must I do this for it to work?
Is there a certain number of times that unlocks the magic?
Why isn’t this working?
What am I doing wrong?
So what is the key to shifting our reality using these two powerful words?
Affirmations work when we’re in alignment with ourselves…when our conscious mind and subconscious mind are saying the same thing.
Our subconscious mind is our survival mind, basically a record of every experience we’ve ever had stored in the cells of our body…every thought, every feeling, every emotion, all the unhealed aspects of ourselves we pushed away in order to survive.
Imagine the subconscious mind as train tracks in your brain, that’s been there since before you were born.
The train of your life has picked up a lot of momentum taking these old well known paths…and since it’s been with you for so long, it’s stronger than your conscious mind.
Affirmations lay down new tracks and lead our lives in new directions.
Think of affirmations as spells…..every thought we think, every word we speak, every moment of every day whether we are aware of it or not…we’re casting spells.
Our minds are constantly chattering and we are constantly creating.
Affirmations allow us to consciously reprogram our subconscious mind…. And once our minds are in alignment, like magic, our reality shifts.
Only during meditation and sleep are our minds quiet and therefore the spelling of what we do and do not want ceases.
Which is why these are great opportunities to reprogram our brain.
The key to making affirmations work is to be in alignment within ourselves…
Meaning….if we say, “I’m prosperous and abundant” but internally we are thinking “this is so dumb. I’m broke” The lower vibrational, or negative subconscious belief will be stronger and override the positive belief because it’s part of the original track….its habit…it's the old established train route.
There’s a built in delay when we cast spells…..it's called time.
What we are experiencing in the present moment is actually a result of what we thought and believed in the past…..it’s old news! Based on the old track….which is why we can’t look at our present reality and expect it to change.
So how can we close the gap between our perceived reality and our desired reality and bring ourselves into alignment?
By starting where we are… and taking one step towards our goal.
If I want to believe that “I am worthy” but think “I’m not good enough” I can take a step to close the gap by saying “I’m doing the best I can in every moment. If I could do better I would.”
Feel the difference?
Making a true statement towards your goal is better than trying to make that huge leap that doesn’t feel true…. you can’t fool yourself.
If you think “I hate my body” instead of jumping to “I love my body” try instead
“I appreciate my body as a vehicle to experience life.”
Now you are beginning to create new momentum in a new direction….laying brand new track taking your train towards a brand new future.
When we change our thinking process, everything in our life changes.
As Henry Ford so wisely stated, “Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right!”
Taking responsibility for our own lives by reprogramming our subconscious minds is sacred work. Thank you so much for doing this work for you, for your family, and for all of humanity.
We’re basically rewiring our brains….laying down new neural pathways that connect the left and right hemispheres of the brain
and the most powerful way to reprogram our mind is while lying in bed either right before closing our eyes and drifting off to sleep or right after opening our eyes in the morning…imagine and feel the life you desire.
Lay there thinking “I am abundant” then imagine yourself as abundant.
See your bank account growing.
See your wallet full of big bills.
See your business booming.
See yourself buying that new car or taking that dream vacation.
Feel how it feels to be abundant and grow that feeling so big that it consumes you…and then stay with that feeling as long as you can.
Once you get the knack of it…..you’ll be off to the races!
There are countless resources for powerful affirmations out there….youtube, meditations, channels, speakers, books galore.
I’ll share some of my personal favorites.
When facing any unknown situation I repeat faithfully
“Everything’s always working out for me.”
When things aren’t going as planned I repeat, “Everything’s figureoutable.”
To keep my aura healthy and free of attachments I use a simple but powerful spell from “The Practical Psychic self defense handbook” by Robert Bruce…
I AM loved and I AM worthy
I AM safe and I AM free
I AM powerfully protected
I AM master of my body and ruler of my mind.
I no longer recall the source of these beautiful affirmations that I start my day with…but if you know, please let me know….
I AM ONE with the cosmic mind.
I AM held gently, at all times, within the love of the Original ONE - the true God of Creation.
I AM strong and resolute in my calling; I hear the call of my Sacred Original-Divine-Self, my God-Self, leading me home.
I AM clear of mind and vision as the knowing of my God-Self flows through me at all times.
I AM in this moment fully embraced by my God-Self and its connection to the Original God.
I AM at peace in the face of anger. I AM calm in the face of chaos.
I AM filled with the glowing essence of Divine love, through which I AM healed.
I AM the vessel for Original Truth and Wisdom. I AM the conduit for Original Love.
I AM the living expression of the Sacred Law of One.
I AM harmless yet powerful. I AM humble yet knowing.
I AM the expression of eternal love, light, truth and power- I carry the will of the Original ONE through all of my moments, allowing the Divine to touch others through me.
I AM Whole Now. I AM Peace Now. I AM Wisdom Now. I AM Divine Love Now.
And so it is.
Feel free to use any or all of these spells and please share your powerful affirmations in the comments!
A loving shout out to my dear friend Jesse for prompting me to create this blog.
Jesse, always be you, you got this!!
Until next time,
Be gentle with yourself and remember,
you are so much more than you have allowed yourself to believe!