Positive daily affirmations have been a popular subject with people lately. You can find places all over the internet that will give you good examples of these affirmations. However, it can be a bit more difficult finding information on exactly what positive daily affirmations actually are. It is time to establish what affirmations are, as well as what they are used for.

This will work for many positive daily affirmations, but for illustration purposes you can look at a single, simple affirmation as an example: “Today is a great day.” This is a statement that many people will find themselves familiar with, since they use it. A positive daily affirmation is a statement, or set of statements that you say to yourself in order to program your subconscious mind into thinking the way of the statement. In the example, you are getting your mind to view the day as a good day. When your mind imagines that the day is going good, then it will seem as if it is true. That isn’t to say that it is faking you out or lying to you, rather your subconscious is viewing the events of the day in a positive light rather than a negative one.

Positive daily affirmations are the optimists’ ultimate tool. In the example, you are letting your mind know that no matter what happens during the day, it is still a good day. What this means is that your mind will show you that even if bad things happen, there are still good things to counter it. Take for example getting splashed by a puddle on your way to work. Normally this would really be a bad thing, since now your clothes are wet, perhaps even muddy. However, since you programmed your mind to view the day as being good, your mind will then remind you, subconsciously of course, that you are still awake, ready to go to work, and now have a funny story to tell your co-workers today. That is the power of positive daily affirmations.

One of the key benefits of positive daily affirmations is that you will draw like-minded people to you. An interesting exercise to do sometime is watch two different people interact. If one has positive thoughts in their mind, while the other has negative thoughts, the negative thinking person will tend to walk away from the positive thinker. This is a classic case of the old adage “misery loves company”. The truth of the matter is that if a person is unhappy, generally they don’t want to be around people who are happy. However, other people who use positive daily affirmations will group together since they all share a positive outlook on things. This entire group of people will draw off of the positive energy of each other, in turn strengthening their own good feelings. Before long, you have an entire group of people using positive daily affirmations that are walking around in a virtual euphoria.

So what are positive daily affirmations? They are a way to train your mind into thinking good thoughts, which result in a positive outlook on life. They are a way to buoy your spirits and make anything come true, no matter what your heart’s desire. These affirmations are also a way to help other like-minded thinkers into sharing your view of life. In short, positive daily affirmations are a set of statements you use to create ideal situations for yourself, no matter what happens that may seem to be an obstacle.

Author's Bio: 

Richard is a Master Practitioner of neuro-linguistic programming (NLP), Hypnosis, and Neurological Re-patterning™. He is also the co-founder of New You Life Coaching.

You can read his blog at http://www.richardaluck.com/