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The Affirmation That Saved My Day

I stumbled upon an old affirmation in my notebook that I wrote a few years ago. Today, it felt like destiny that I found it because I'm having one of those days when I'm not quite sure of my path, or what to focus on, and I'm entertaining self-pity. It's crucial to understand that not every day will be filled with sunshine, and that's perfectly alright. Keeping affirmations like this close is a powerful way to guide me back to a positive state of mind.

This is the affirmation I unearthed, and it's been a source of strength for me:

"To allow life to work in my favor, I set aside my doubts, fears, and all of the self-destructive stories that I've created in my head. I release the expectation of failure and accept the prospect of success. I align my mind with my Higher Power and visualize what defines my success. I take the first steps in faith, knowing that I am empowered with the tools to do my part. When I observe others rising to their greatness, I celebrate their achievements and am inspired by their example of focus and determination. I do not allow envy to distract me from my journey, and I remember the agreement I made with my Higher Power to define my personal success."

Even on days when I may not feel it, I can still hold onto the belief that it's true, and affirmations like this serve as a guiding light, nurturing a positive mindset. They are a vital part of my self-motivation, helping me turn self-doubt into self-belief. I encourage you to write out your own affirmation or meditation, and keep it within reach for the sake of your mental well-being and boosting self-confidence. Whether you choose to place it before or after this message, having it close by is a comforting reminder, especially on days when it feels like the universe isn't listening. Remember, the universe is listening, and perhaps it's time for you to listen too, as it's a roadmap to personal success.

If you'd like, please share your own affirmations or your experiences with affirmations in the comments below. Let's inspire and support each other on this journey to a more positive mindset and achieving personal success."

Skip Sams is an award-winning composer, Self-Development Coach, and Creative Catalyst, empowering individuals worldwide since 2014 to rediscover their passions and reinvent themselves. Skip specializes in guiding people with addiction histories, mental disorders, and those living with HIV to unlock their creativity and transcend labels. Certified by the International Coaching Federation, he resides in Chicago with his feline roommate, Spats.

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