The emotional pain I endured was unbearable. I could hardly breathe; every thought I had, was about my pain. The traumatic experience kept playing over and over in my head. I remember thinking, why? Why me? Little did I realize that I was hurting myself even more by taking this kind of approach to life?
One day I saw a bumper sticker that read, “Happiness will come to you when you are happy.” I did not comprehend what I had read and wondered how happiness could only come to me when I am happy? I went home and reflected on those words. I was determined to make sense of it to attain happiness. I then came to the conclusion that although I am not happy right now, I can surely attract happiness. What happened next was amazing.
I said the following out loud: “I attract happiness into my life,” and suddenly, I began to feel a tad better. As I said the words out loud, I felt the strength of these words travel through my body. I made sure that every part of my body felt the power of happiness. I continued repeating the words, the more I said, the more I believed it, and the belief came from adding the step of allowing my body to feel the power of the word happiness. “I Attract happiness into my life” even though the pain was there, saying these words out loud and feeling the power of the words in my body seemed to ease the pain. Furthermore, it gave me the courage to take action towards healing the pain.
If you want to experience a positive emotion, you must attract it. And to attract it, you must say the word associated with the emotion. An example of this is love; the more you say the word love, the more you feel love. Repeating the word generates a positive feeling in your body. Think about a person that continually lies; eventually, they begin to believe their lies. The same applies to affirmations, the more you say it, the more your brain registers it as a fact.
“I am feeling good today.” The more you say it, the more you begin to believe it. Allowing your body to feel the power of the word “good” helps you to understand what you are saying. Using the combination of words and feelings, make it easier to feel good continually. Affirmations are positive statements that describe a result you desire.
To enhance the affirmation process, use the following technique. Focus all of your attention on your heart. Breathe in through your nose while saying the following in your mind. “I attract happiness into my life” and then breathe out while saying the following in your mind “I attract happiness into my life” Do this at least five times, I found this technique to be most effective when using affirmations. Remember to use this breathing technique while using the other affirmations in the book.
“I ATTRACT happiness into my life.”
Excerpt from the book Thoughts of Perfection. Get the book and learn how To enhance the affirmation process.