Many of us have heard about positive affirmations and the power inherent in them but how many of us really put them to use?

An affirmation is something that you declare to be true. Affirmations are mostly products of our thoughts. Positive affirmations can however be used to contradict negative thoughts.

Unfortunately, most people allow negative thoughts stay on their mind for too long such that it begins to affect what they say and the results they get. We need to consciously train ourselves into thinking and speaking positivity if we want to change our lives. This is simply because we are products of our thoughts.

The benefits of thinking and speaking positivity cannot be overemphasized. Let’s take a quick look at a few of some of such benefits:

  1. Positive Affirmations beats depression

There are several causes of depression. One of the major causes of depression is low self-esteem. In other words, when you think you are not good enough, you are slowly heading towards depression.

Positive affirmations can however prevent this as such affirmations affect your thoughts and invariably takes away depression.

When you feel down, or don’t feel good about yourself, you need to remind yourself how strong you are, how beautiful you are, how talented you are and so much more. Keep saying these things to yourself over and over again so that negative thoughts are completely eradicated.

  1. Positive affirmations can transform your business

Your success in life and business starts from your mind. Until you change your mind set, your life would remain the way it has always been. This is exactly the same way it is for those running a business. Once you adopt a positive mentality, you will see the effect on your life and business within a very short period.

  1. Positive affirmations strengthen relationships

Positive affirmations can transform your relationship with others. It can in fact make old relationships better as it takes away unnecessary tension. This is because positivity changes everything about an individual (thoughts and behaviour especially).

These are just a few benefits of positive benefits. There are several other benefits.

Change your thoughts, change what you say to yourself and see your life change for good.

You can begin by downloading a positive affirmation app on your smartphone. Most of these apps have variety of affirmations that you can say to yourself every morning, before you go bed or whenever you are feeling down.