Excerpt from Language of Letting Go:
"One of our choices is choosing what we want to think - using our mental energy positively.
Positive mental energy, positive thinking, does not mean we think unrealistically or revert to denial. If we don't like something, we respect our own opinion. If we spot a problem, we're honest about it. If something isn't working out, we accept reality. But we don't dwell on the negative parts of our experience.
Whatever we give energy to, we empower.
There is magic in empowering the good, because whatever we empower grows bigger. One way to empower the good is through affirmations: simple positive statements we make to ourselves: I love myself...I'm good enough...My life is good...I'm glad I'm alive today...What I want and need is coming to me...I can...
Our choice is not whether to use affirmations. We've been affirming thoughts and beliefs since we were old enough to speak. The choice is WHAT WE WANT TO AFFIRM."
Leaving you with those thoughts to ponder, while I try to love myself a little more on this Love Thursday. I believe I can...