Top Eight Benefits of Affirmations by Cheryl Marlene

Top Eight Benefits of Affirmations

I know firsthand the top eight benefits of Affirmations! In their simplicity, Affirmations are easy to overlook or dismiss as beneficial. However, the point of Affirmations is to shift the direction of your habits — those habits and stories which no longer serve the best of who you are! An Affirmation is one sentence to …

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Best Affirmations for Joy by Cheryl Marlene

Best Affirmations for Joy

Drawing from my experience and my writing, here are four best affirmations for joy. On Joy An incredible sense of exuberance and elation is possible in any moment. Often this sense comes when the push, the resistance, the extreme effort lets go and just acknowledges the connection and balance in the moment. My joy can …

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Best Affirmations for Blame by Cheryl Marlene

Best Affirmations for Blame

Drawing from my experience and my writing, here are four best affirmations for blame. On Blame Blame is the energy which holds me in the past. Blame finds fault either in events, others, myself, or God/Divine Source. Blame is also a protective mechanism, a shield against trouble. The problem is how blame tries to deflect …

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Best Affirmations for Inner_Difficulty by Cheryl Marlene

Best Affirmations for Inner Difficulty

Drawing from my experience and my writing, here are four best affirmations for inner difficulty. On Inner Difficulty The spiritual path offers clarity about self but not in an easy, quick-fix kind of way. The intent is to help with inner turmoil and dis-ease. Stuff arises which is uncomfortable and painful. Stuff which might just …

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Best Affirmations for Happiness by Cheryl Marlene

Best Affirmations for Happiness

Drawing from my experience and my writing, here are four best affirmations for happiness. On Happiness Happiness is not a thing or a goal, and can come and go within the unexpected motions of life. Happiness is a choice in how I interpret the conditions of my life. Happiness is a state of being where …

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Best Affirmations for Vulnerability by Cheryl Marlene

Best Affirmations for Vulnerability

Drawing from my experience and my writing, here are four best affirmations for vulnerability. On Affirmations for Vulnerability Lean into uncertainty without expectation. Easy to say, but terrifying to do especially when past life events have pushed me to build protective barriers and adopt mechanisms of protection. Vulnerability feels like the exact opposite of the …

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Best Affirmations for Trust by Cheryl Marlene

Best Affirmations for Trust

Drawing from my experience and my writing, here are four best affirmations for trust. On Trust In trust, I am confident. In trust, I can keep me and my life safe. In trust, I have faith. In trust, I feel reliable, worthy of truth. In trust, I commit to my exploration and growing. In trust, …

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Best Affirmations for Confidence by Cheryl Marlene

Best Affirmations for Confidence

Drawing from my experience and my writing, here are four best affirmations for confidence. On Confidence To have full trust. To believe in myself. To hold myself in esteem. To feel inner reliance. To feel like I can discover my truth. To feel self-assured and able to choose my best path in life, letting go …

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Best Affirmations for Unreasonable Expectation by Cheryl Marlene

Best Affirmations for Unreasonable Expectations

Drawing from my experience and my writing, here are four best affirmations for unreasonable expectations. On Unreasonable Expectations To deal with uncertainty, in the past I have let expectations decide the future so there is no worry or risk. Yet expectations freeze me in a future that hasn’t happened and distracts me from the possibilities …

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Best Affirmations for Opening Self by Cheryl Marlene

Best Affirmations for Opening Self

Drawing from my experience and my writing, here are four best affirmations for opening self. On Opening Self The movement of my soul appears within the expression of my physical being. As I open to myself, I experience the physical-spiritual integration of soul growth. As my mind and heart open to the deeper, transcendent aspects …

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Best Affirmations for Releasing Shame by Cheryl Marlene

Best Affirmations for Releasing Shame

Drawing from my experience and my writing, here are four best affirmations for releasing shame. On Releasing Shame As a tendency to feel a deep sense of self inadequacy which must be hidden from view, shame can shut down access to all the powerful, positive expressions of who I am and can become. So much …

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Best Affirmations for Regret

Drawing from my experience and my writing, here are four best affirmations for regret. On Regret Woulda, coulda, shoulda. Yesterday, last week, five years ago. Regret is about my disappointment with my past. Regret wants a re-do, for life to be different. Regret anchors me in the past where change and motion forward are not …

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Step Into the River by Cheryl Marlene

Step Into the River

Step Into the River has been one of most favorite affirmations — one that came to me many years ago. I like to share it with anyone who is feeling stressed, pushed, battered. Life can be so relentless at times. You feel like you are constantly having to find a way to not get pushed …

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Release the Need for Perfection by Cheryl Marlene

Affirmation: Release the Need for Perfection

Mariah, one of my earliest students, was a very productive person and owner of her own very successful business. Her success was due in large part to her relentless push to “be perfect.” In working together, I suggested affirmations as a way to release stress that was causing both emotional and physical breakdown. At first, …

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Hearing My Soul’s Truth by Cheryl Marlene

Affirmation: Hearing My Soul’s Truth

As the intention of an Affirmation practice deepens, the affirmation itself becomes part of the soul’s voice and expression, bringing awareness from the unconscious, expanding awareness, and offering opportunities for new learning and growth. A new habit is established within, finding guidance from within the heart. The critical voice fades to a tiny, occasional peep. …

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Everyone's Affirmation Story by Cheryl Marlene

Everyone’s Affirmation Story

People are amazing and complex and thoughtful. In the beginning of digging deeper into themselves, many folks confuse the destination with the journey. If the destination can be clearly defined, they believe, then the journey will be over quickly and successfully. However, life is the journey. The journey is never done. The destination is simply …

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Best Affirmations for Anger

Drawing from my experience and my writing, here are four best affirmations for Anger. On Anger Intense, feeling uncontrollable, the emotion of anger pushes at places I’d rather leave alone. But that’s why it pushes because anger is almost always a symptom of another emotion or experience which I am ignoring or unaware. Anger’s strength …

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How to Use Affirmations in Six Easy Steps by Cheryl Marlene

How to Use Affirmations in Six Easy Steps

Wondering how to use Affirmations? Here are six easy steps to create an empowering affirmation practice! When I first began using affirmations, I was a bit confused about what to do and when to do it. Over time, I realized that this was something I was over-complicating!! The most important point: go with what works …

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Best Affirmation for Self Acceptance by Cheryl Marlene

Best Affirmations for Self Acceptance

Drawing from my experience and my writing, here are four best affirmations for self acceptance. On Self Acceptance To accept means to feel in fullness my soul’s expression in this moment through my body, mind and heart. To accept self is not to ignore the warts, but to see them as opportunity to learn and …

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