Have you ever…
… wanted to harness the power of your mind?
… wanted to get more from life, more out of life?
… attracted exactly what you wanted just by stating it aloud?
On January 1, 2010, I wrote in my journal, “I am a bestselling author.” Looking at it now, it may seem trite or humorous, but on that date, I didn’t have a book. I wasn’t even really an author. I had written about 30,000 words – but it was a jumbled mess and not ready for publication. So, perhaps inspired by New Years’ Resolutions popping up all around me, I decided to take the power of what I knew about positive self-talk (affirmations) and put it to work for me. Over the course of the next ten months, I repeated and RE-WROTE that affirmation daily. On October 13, (7L) The Seven Levels of Communication: Go from Relationships to Referrals went from pages of text to a real book and a few days later became a bestseller. Interestingly enough, I remember being introduced by my associate broker to another real estate agent as “a bestselling author”… in June of that year! How weird is that? Well, I’m a believer, so nothing weird about affirmations at all. I believe. And perhaps that is the power of affirmations for me. I believe, placebo effect kicks in, and therefore, I manifest what I affirm. Maybe.
I’d like to ask you to try this for 30 days and please share with me YOUR experience with affirmations.
30-Day Challenge: Write five AFFIRMATIONS daily using these basic guidelines:
Use “I am” to start your sentence. Perhaps when put together, these are the two most powerful words in the world.
Start with “I am committed to…” A slight tweak on the traditional affirmations but starting your affirmations with a commitment overcomes the brain’s “BS radar” that starts the internal argument of “No you’re not.” You ARE…. Committed to being “the new you” and “better”
Finish with…. (read more at www.ReferralsMagazine.com)
Your Coach – Michael
Affirmations are just one of the S.A.A.V.E.R.S in the #30Mornings Challenge. Don’t forget to check out our #30Mornings Coaches, Tony and Jenn Scarpero, on our new podcast HERE!