It is often said that what you believe is what you become. In many ways this is very true. All one has to do is consider how the things a person says to oneself over and over again can influence their psyche. For example, people can speak positively towards themselves and others which generate positive energy. They attract positivity into their life because they exude positivity. Likewise, this is also related to what one believes about oneself.Individuals that are going through a difficult period in their lives may need to adjust their thinking and personal beliefs in order to increase their self-image and their positive energy. One of the best ways to do this is to use affirmations to increase energy in a positive manner. The use of affirmations in order to change perception and to increase positive energy is achievable through numerous methods.

Positive daily affirmations can be found literally anywhere. They can come in the form of quotes or they could simply be positive thoughts that a person has of themselves in order to change their thought patterns which ultimately changes their behavior. In order to gain obvious changes in one's psyche through the use of affirmations, people must understand the concept behind an affirmation. An affirmation is often considered a declaration. The declaration is something personal to the individual, and is oftentimes used to change perception and promote positive thinking and actions. For this reason, many people utilize these affirmations as a means of beginning or continuing positive thoughts and actions.

Because there is a significant amount of power behind declaring something to be true for oneself, these affirmations can be quite life-changing when utilized on a daily basis. This is one reason why positive daily affirmations are so very popular. These affirmations can be found on calendars, date books and even in journals. They are readily available for those who are seeking to increase their positive energy by reading quotes and/or words that will push them into a direction of self-actualizing in a positive manner. Essentially, the whole purpose of affirmations is to propel people to analyze themselves so that they can take the necessary steps to improve their condition so that they can walk forward in positivity and self-assurance each day.

One of the most effective ways to use affirmations daily is to write down personal declarations on index cards and place them in strategic locations. It is very important to remember that these declarations are things that an individual desires to have for oneself. Thus, these declarations should come from a place of self-knowing and should not be influenced by outside opinions or views. Most people like to write their declarations on index cards or brightly colored Post-it notes and then repeat the affirmations to themselves over and over again. In many ways, this is a means of self-conditioning as a person continues to repeat these words over and over they begin to believe what they are reading. Thus, those individuals that tell themselves they are positive people exuding positive energy will eventually begin to act in accordance to what they are affirming each day.

Overall, one of the best ways for people to increase their perception and energy in a positive manner is through affirmations.

Author's Bio: 

Jill Magso is a member of the Silva Team and contributes to spreading enlightened ideas and sharing teachings about meditation practices. The Silva Method encompasses a variety of powerful exercises that take you deep into Alpha and Theta levels of the mind so that you can work within your subconscious as well as your conscious mind.