You can’t get your mind to believe in something without offering it some evidence first.
I’m not even going to go into the fact that affirmations can be bad for you. In terms of developing a healthy self-esteem, affirmations can do more harm than good.
Your mind a) already has a specific belief about who you are. b) has evidence (real or imaginary) to support this.
And the process of challenging those evidence-based-beliefs includes more than repeating positive beliefs and words.
Your mind will hardly believe in positive affirmations because a) it already has opposing, conflicting beliefs. b) it has nothing to prove it. It will consider them as lies and, as a result, it will make you feel worse about yourself.
Not only are you a piece of shit. You are a liar, too.
To induce real change, you need actions. Real actions that can be considered as evidence to support the healthy beliefs you want to have about yourself. Read More