I began to use the phrase whenever I felt weak or wanted to go back to my outdated thought patterns. At the time, I didn’t even know what an affirmation was, but I knew that thinking and saying I'm a lean, mean, fat-fighting machine made me feel better.
With every step I took, I repeated it over and over until it was ingrained in my consciousness. With time, my affirmation became a part of my new way of thinking and ultimately shifted the way I saw myself forever.
Now it's time for you to create your own healing affirmations. They should be personal, inspiring and uplifting, and work best when stated in the present tense and repeated regularly. As you begin using your own healing affirmations, it might seem awkward to say them aloud. But I promise that with repetition, they'll help you create a new reality.
Your personal healing affirmation will interrupt old, outdated thought patterns as you shift into a new mindset. When you use your affirmation with confidence and sincerity, you'll begin to attract whatever it is you need to meet your goals and manifest your desires.
To help you on your way, I’ve created a list of 11 healing affirmations that can serve as a guide: