Affirm Your Intentions - Achieve Your Goals

Written by Steve Brunkhorst

Affirmations are emotionally driven statements of intention and faith that guide thought and action. Affirmation comes fromrepparttar Latin firmus, meaning strong. Affirmations recognize and assertrepparttar 142650 existence of personal truths. These statements can be powerfully effective for developing and strengthening thought patterns, and thus actions, needed to achieve goals. These thought patterns also attractrepparttar 142651 situations we affirm to be true.

Use Affirmations Effectively

Affirmations are effective when combined with strong emotions and vivid sensory imagery: sight, sound, smell, taste, and touch. Effective affirmations state, in present tense, what we want. Atrepparttar 142652 same time, we are feelingrepparttar 142653 joy, satisfaction, and gratitude we would feel if each statement had already manifested.

Recall Vivid Imagery and Strong Emotion

An effective way to create mind imagery and emotion is to recall a situation in your life when you actually feltrepparttar 142654 emotion you want to create. Recall situations that made you feel joyful, loving, forgiving, excited, happy, accepting, successful, and grateful.

This isrepparttar 142655 same way emotions surface when we dwell on memories that bring tears, upset, or nostalgic feelings. When using affirmations, you get to select purposelyrepparttar 142656 emotions you want. Let these emotions surface and permeate your mind and body.

Practice Positive Affirmations

Belief, imagery, and emotion are essential elements in effective affirmations. With practice, you will be able to create vivid images and emotions very quickly. It might also be helpful to begin by affirmingrepparttar 142657 action you are now taking, as inrepparttar 142658 exercise below.

Here are seventeen sample affirmations for strengthening goal achievement, creativity, confidence and abundance. Practicerepparttar 142659 affirmations while combining them with compelling imagery and strong emotion.

1. I reflect on successful experiences, and I letrepparttar 142660 memories and moments linger.

2. I enjoy expressing myself freely, confidently, and creatively.

3. I am grateful forrepparttar 142661 success and satisfaction that my purpose is bringing to me.

4. I provide value to those I serve, and I am becoming more abundant each day.

5. I welcome challenges and changes in my life, and I feel grateful that each change brings new blessings.

6. I see my goal clearly, and allow myself to receive it with gratitude.

7 Power Habits that Build Financial Independence

Written by Steve Brunkhorst

Financial independence is havingrepparttar freedom to support yourself through your own efforts. Here are seven fundamental habits that will help you achieve and maintain financial independence.

1. Express Gratitude

Financial independence begins with gratitude. Set aside a daily period to offer a sincere thank you for every blessing in your life. Include people, places, possessions, talents, and memories. Offer gratitude for your future dreams as though they were already in your possession.

Gratitude will allow you to attractrepparttar 142649 blessings you want. When they arrive, protect them fromrepparttar 142650 thieves that could rob you of your financial independence.

2. Liberate Your Future

Debts ofrepparttar 142651 past are thieves ofrepparttar 142652 future. If you want financial independence, live a simple life style that does not create unnecessary personal debt. Living with class does not require being extravagant. If you are conservative most ofrepparttar 142653 time, you can be extravagant atrepparttar 142654 right times.

Do not allow credit card companies to hold your future hostage. Take control. Seek professional help to get rid of credit card debt that robs you of high monthly interest payments. Borrowing is a tool that should produce a return on your investment, not cost your future security.

3. Commit to Wellness

Your health is also an asset that you need to protect. Wellness allows you to manage and enjoy financial independence. Get regular physical checkups and maintain a sensible physician-approved exercise program. These can help to minimize illnesses and maximizerepparttar 142655 rewards of a productive life.

Maintaining wellness requires an ongoing commitment. Another area of commitment that is equally important to financial independence is one of personal financial discipline.

4. Develop a Saving Discipline

A financially independent future requires saving, and saving requires discipline. As credit card debt diminishes, savings can begin to increase. An emergency savings fund of six to twelve months living expenses is a wise idea. However, you will want major long-term savings plans for such goals as education and retirement.

Do not expectrepparttar 142656 government to take care of your financial future. If you want to remain financially independent, take ultimate responsibility for every chapter of your financial life. That responsibility begins with wise investing and respect for money.

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