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How do you want to feel? +New Free Stuff!
September 04, 2012

Featured Affirmation:

I choose to focus on how I want to feel. I visualize it. I am aware of it. I give thanks for feeling it surround my heart.

On Feelings...

"I pay no attention whatever to anybody's praise or blame. I simply follow my own feelings.” -Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ."

“The greatest happiness is to transform one's feelings into action.” -Madame de Stael

“Beauty is how you feel inside, and it reflects in your eyes. It is not something physical.” -Sophia Loren

How do you want to feel?

You probably initially looked into affirmations because you wanted something. That’s why I did it. I wanted to find a career I was uber passionate about. What is the thing that has been on your mind to create?

If you had the thing what would life be like? Would you have more money? Adventure? Passion? Health? Maybe more love?

More specifically, how would having the thing make you feel?

Really think about this because I can assure you the thing you want to create is only a representation of how you want to feel. The feeling is what you really, really, really want.

Affirmations are not about creating things. They are completely, utterly about creating feelings. Create the feeling first. That is what you are ultimately after. You can change careers, fall in love, travel, lose weight, do all of the things, and still feel depressed, unfulfilled and lazy.

On the other hand, if you go for the feeling and let the specific thing you want go, you find great “stuff” showing up in ways much better than you ever could have dreamed.

How do you go for the feeling? Two ways:
  1. Once per day, visualize yourself feeling how you want to feel. Close your eyes, relax and conjure up the joy, passion, love, acceptance that you really want. Let the feeling overtake you. Smile, sit up straight and breathe it in.

  2. In everyday life, begin to notice when you feel how you want to feel. Just be on the lookout for it. When it shows up, give thanks that it is there.
That’s it. When you practice this enough, you’ll begin to realize that what you really, really, really want in life, the feeling you want to feel more than any other, is love. Feel love consistently and the way things show up no longer matters.

Want more on this? Check out this article which includes how I used this technique to pay off my credit cards: How to Make Affirmations Focused

Journal Exercise

Think about what you want to create. How would that make you feel? Describe a scene that helps you conjure up that feeling right now. Where are you at? Who are you with? What are you doing? What are you wearing? Describe everything in detail.

Take time each morning to visualize the scene you have described.

Newest Creative Affirmations Articles

Changing the way we perceive pain:
Dealing with Pain

Becoming present when you are working through a broken heart:
Healing from a Broken Heart

Book Reviews:
How to be Sick by Toni Bernhard

The Untethered Soul by Michael Singer
- I'm currently on my 2nd read through.

More Affirmations:
Confidence Affirmations

New Giveaway

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I have compiled the Positive Word Dictionary as a gift for the generosity of your time and openness to new ideas. Included you will find:

  • Over 390 Positive Words - Stimulate your imagination, write effective affirmations and review for a mid-day boost.
  • Each Word’s Definition – The positive, main-stream meaning of each word in an easy-to-use format.
  • Example Affirmations – More than 390 example affirmations, one for each word featured.
  • Effortless Navigation System – Quickly find the exact word you are looking for.
It is a great resource to browse through and find the exact word that captures how you want to feel.

Download your copy by clicking on the link below:

Positive Word Dictionary, Click Here.
Click to open the file, or right-click and save-as to download it to your PC. The file is in PDF format, to download Adobe Reader, click here.



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