When I began to change my life and wake up
to the potential that there may be a
different way to deal with life and the many
and varied experiences and gifts this life
time offers, one of the first changes I
realised and implemented was to completely
transform my language and thinking that had
been previously conditioned deep within me
since my formative years. This became part
MASSIVE re-awakening process as I started to
look outside my comfort zone and stretch my
mind into an alternative way of being. One
of the first books I read was titled "You
Can Heal Your Life" by Louise L Hay. She
suggests an exercise for the reader to look
in a mirror and say an affirmation, which
for me went something like this:
"Vanessa I love you exactly as you are, you are a
whole and perfect being of Divine Love and Light"!
At the time I found this extremely difficult and the
experience brought up SO many old emotions
and feelings of not being good enough, and
everything else that goes along with old
no longer serve, yet hang around and get
heavier and heavier until you manage to find
a way to
ascend above them and allow them to fly away
into insignificance, yet recognise the
and talent that the experience gifted. I
often recommend this exercise to my clients
these days and
receive the same response that I would have
given at the time; one of great hesitance
Louise L Hay's story is very inspirational
in itself and she has published many
different books and
packs of inspirational cards. The cards I
often use in my work are her "Power Thought"
which overflow with positivity and
suggestions to help you look outside your
comfort zone and
open the door to a new you.
Around the same time I invested in a book
titled "Creating Money Keys to Abundance" by Sanaya Roman and Duane Packer. This is now
my "Desert Island Book" (if I could only
ever have one!) as it overflows with
inspirations and I continue to recommend it
to everyone. I still make a practise of
randomly opening the book daily and am shown
a page that offers me some encouragement and
inspiration which always turns out to be
perfect for my day ahead.
After these initial experiences of beginning
to integrate affirmations into my every day,
I began to continually get creative with my
language and use positive, strong, helpful
and supportive words in every moment. This
practise became a massive aid to help shift
my consciousness, become a super positive
person and completely change and transform
my life. In my experience re-programming
myself to use positive thoughts, words and
actions then became my new "normal"; my
standard sub-conscious thinking process
which helped me to build a very strong
foundation for success in all aspects of my
With all my experience I perceive an
affirmation as positive self talk, a little
pep talk to yourself to brighten your energy
and ideas, and a gift to help renew your
inner strength and believe in yourself that
you can achieve your dreams. So have fun in
creating your own affirmations, and here are
some ideas and suggestions you may like to
try to begin to help create that inner shift
within and seed that new YOU:
"I am a cash magnet living in the fountain
of wealth with a millionaire mind"
"I am blessed with an abundance of loyal,
trustworthy, helpful, happy people in my
life who all
support and add to my continued success and
"I am successful in all that I do"
"I easily recognise opportunities and move
forward with action to my advantage"
"I'm happy, healthy, wealthy and free"
"I love myself, I like myself, I'm worth it"
"My life is perfect in every way"
"I'm pro-active all the time. I always find
"I easily release the excess in my life"
"I enjoy an abundance of time to do
everything I need to do"