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“I Am” Statements 101

When I tell clients my I Am statement, it’s not unusual that their eyebrows crash into the ceiling and their mouth drops open as they respond, “Wow! How can I get one of those??” I’ll admit, it is a pretty good affirmation. And it changes the tenor of every day that I start it with. My I […]

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  • March 28, 2017

How to Make Your Own Affirmation

What’s the best affirmation to manifest what you want? As Florence Scovel-Shinn says, what matters is that you feel the “click” with the words. That isn’t always the mantra you pick up from someone else (like these, these, here or here). Sometimes the best affirmation is the one you make up yourself. So how do you create your […]

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  • March 18, 2014

25 Affirmations Louise Hay Didn’t Write

Louise Hay is the queen of affirmations and everyone knows it. We’ve all used one of her originals, like… All is well. I am good enough. I am healthy, whole and complete. I choose peace. There’s nothing wrong with those, but they don’t always float everyone’s boat. Florence Scovel-Shinn says it’s important that our mantras […]

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  • January 24, 2014

The Words That Changed My Life

Do you ever get embarrassed when strangers (or even friends and family) walk through your house and see your strategically placed written mantras? (We all have them, right?  On the bathroom mirror, the refrigerator, the office bulletin board, etc.?) I used to be so self-conscious of them that I’d actually take them down before the […]

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  • June 27, 2013

When an Affirmation Feels Like a Lie

“As you speak, so shall it be.” That’s the promise that inspires many a deliberate creator to speak something big into being. But what happens when the words we choose feel like a lie? Much as we might want certain things to be true, thinking or speaking them sometimes makes us feel worse because of […]

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  • April 11, 2013

Empowered Affirmations

Just because these fabulous thoughts are free doesn’t mean they’re not the most valuable thing you’ll ever bring home. Good Thoughts are crazy powerful because they turn into things.  Which is why it’s so magical to find the right thought for whatever you’re creating. To get extra mojo for making your next dream come true, pick […]

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  • March 24, 2013

The “Truth” About Affirmations

Louise Hay’s new movie “You Can Heal Your Life” reminds us the power of affirmations.  Byron Katie says affirmations are great except that they don’t work. Gene Simmons uses affirmations regularly, as seen on Celebrity Apprentice when he affirms he is a “powerful and attractive man.”  Saturday Night Live’s Stuart Smalley still gets laughs from his affirmation […]

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  • February 18, 2008

Breathe When It’s Light

After all these posts about the river trip, are you starting to feel like you were there? I hope so! My intention is to give you the benefits of being there, so thanks for indulging me while I dwell on it! : ) When Lorenzo finished his safety speech on day 2, he asked Brie […]

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  • June 23, 2007