What if instead of panicking when you looked at the clock or dreading your to-do list, you thought about your relationship to time as a joyful one?

It’s possible, and it all starts with a small mental shift.

In a recent blog, I talked about understanding the power of affirmations. In case you missed it, here’s a quick rundown of how affirmations work:

Whether you realize it or not, you have a set pattern of beliefs about yourself and, in this case, time. They might sound something like, “I am always late,” or “I don’t have the time to accomplish everything I want to.” You probably don’t even think about them consciously. These thoughts just pop up into your head and you accept them as your truth. You believe them simply because they are there.

But our brains are amazing. You can actually change your beliefs by changing the thoughts you think. That’s where affirmations really shine.

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Essentially, an affirmation is your key to internal change. By repeating a positive phrase to yourself (an “affirmation”), you sort of push out the negative one you had been thinking. Synapses fire, the brain rewires itself, and brand-new—and much healthier—ways of thinking emerge. The more you repeat this positive phrase, the more you believe it until this pattern of thought becomes your natural one.

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Let’s give you an example of this in action. Pretend like your first thought each morning is, “I don’t want to go to work today.” (Okay, I know, some of you don’t have to pretend that hard on this one!) What if each morning, you noticed yourself saying this and in place of it you told yourself, “I am grateful for the money my job provides me” ? Over time, you build up a positive association in your brain between getting up for work and living a life full of financial abundance. As a result, waking up becomes easier. You’ve set the stage for a day of positive thinking. Like a chain of dominoes, one negative thought is replaced with a positive one, and your soul just feels better. You struggle less and smile more. It’s like you’re seeing the world in a whole new light.

It’s not hocus pocus, malarkey, shenanigans or monkey business. It’s you shifting to a place of power over your own thoughts—becoming proactive instead of reactive, and making a conscious choice to take control over your life.

I use affirmations in my own life every day. Each morning, I rise with the sun, brew a mug of hot tea, and curl up in my favourite armchair with a homemade quilt wrapped around my shoulders. Before I set my intentions or lay out my 3 big goals, I silently reaffirm that everything I want is possible, that I have plenty of time before me, and that I will fill this day with loving action. Moving forward from this calm, relaxed and positive place allows me to work on my business from a space of joy.

And that’s what I want for you as well. To help you get there, I’m releasing 30 days of life-changing affirmations designed to show you that time and joy can be yours too.

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How it works:

  1. 1. For the next 30 days, you’re going to receive a fresh, joy-filled affirmation delivered straight to your email inbox.
  2. 2. Repetition is what makes affirmations so powerful, so we invite you to repeat this affirmation to yourself 3 times that day. (An easy rule to follow? Say your affirmation once in the morning, once in the afternoon, and once at night.)
  3. Visit the private Facebook group and share your experience with your fellow affirmers. What’s coming up for you as you say these affirmations? Have you written any of your own? What you share has the chance to impact the others in the group.

Are you ready to make more time for joy in your life? Sign up for 30 days of life-changing affirmations simply by entering your email address. (It’s free.)

If you are seeing this post after November the 10th 2014, the ’31 Days of Life-Changing Affirmations’ has closed for registrations this time around, but if you sign up below, we will let you know when it will be available again. Thank you for your interest!

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