Word Art and Affirmation

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This is a book of affimrations and word art. What we think, read and are told influences our very thoughts which in turn influence our actions. When you fill your world with positive words it is a better place. Positive words make us happy, improve our self esteem and encourage us. Say goodbye to negative words and thoughts with these fun affirmations.

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  • 1. Word Art and Affirmationsby Leah Oviedo
  • 2. Words have the power to brighten or darken our moods and the moods of those around us.In the case of people we interact with regularly, our words and actions impact their wholelives. Ask anyone who was teased in school or has been the topic of nasty gossip. Look atwomen, men and children who are victims of domestic violence. Even society pressures usand tells us we are not perfect and that we need to change who we are to be happy. We are barraged with words that affect us negatively on a daily basis. It should be nosurprise that negative words affect our self esteem and change how we see ourselves. Whileit is not always possible to ignore negative comments, we have the choice to not give anypower to the words that are meant to hurt us. Start your day off with a positive affirmation and put positive, encouraging, complimentarywords in your mind. When you say your positive affirmation enough and take actions tomake your life better, your life and confidence will improve. The change will not beimmediate. You have to say the words enough so they become true to you. We have a choice of what words to use. Become aware of the words you use when talkingto people and talking to yourself. Are you being positive or negative? Are you agreeing withothers when they put themselves or another person down? If you need to change how youtalk, start slow with a few positive comments each day. Think about when we meet peoplethat we want to impress. We are on our best behavior and say positive words to that person.We can act this way around our partners, family and friends as well. We simply must be aware and be open to change.
  • 3. A wonderful exercise to inspire yourself and keep your life on a positive track is to write down what you loveabout yourself, why you are proud of yourself, what you have accomplished and what your goals are for thefuture.I have accomplished...I am proud of myself because...Some of my wonderful qualities are...In the future I want...
  • 4. Use the next page to write your own affirmation. Use the positive words listed on this page.Keep all negative words out. For example, instead of saying "I will not fail", say "I willsucceed" Instead of "I am against pain", say I am "for joy". talented great proud accepted amazing goodness charming smart wonderful passionate classy fantastic independent yes elegant terrific strong can excellent brilliant fierce capable delightful deserving beautiful possible divine valuable handsome uncharted healthy accomplished lovely imagine tenacious stunning loving change dependable marvelous healthy protected reliable equal grateful one of a kind energetic deserving thankful unique influential worthy appreciative open lovely abundant intelligent optimistic spirited rich smart empowered vivacious wealthy incredible special powerful admired thoughtful innovative dynamic captivating compassionate unstoppable qualified enchanting kind outspoken responsible treasured fearless peaceful daring congenial brave adventure heroic bright bold adventurous enterprising sparkling brazen courage gentle effervescent liberated courageous comforting peppy free gifted able wise opportunity possibility new happy
  • 5. Word Art and AffirmationsCopyright 2011 by ImpowerYouLeah Oviedo is an artist, fundraiser, community volunteer and activist in Southern California. Her backgroundincludes work with foster and homeless youth, domestic violence, sexual assault and environmental protection. Youcan find more information at www.MPWRU.webs.com.AcknowledgmentAs usual, my family and friends are the reason I have confidence to share my art. Thank you for your constantencouragement and love. Thank you to all my teachers. I have learned so many lessons and know that I have somany more to learn. Thank you for your guidance and wisdom.I would like to dedicate this book to everyone who has ever lost their way. I am so proud of you for continuing totry even though life has been unfair. You can make positive changes if you choose. It is a challenge you are capableof taking on!Some troubles are too hard for an affirmation to solve, so if you need more help please find someone you can talkto. YOU ARE IMPORTANT. YOU DESERVE TO BE HAPPY. YOU DESERVE TO BE LOVED.National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK(8255)National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-SAFE(7233)All rights reserved. No part of this book may be reproduced in any form or by any electronic or mechanical meansincluding storage and retrieval systems without permission in writing from ImpowerYouCopyright 2011Powered By Bookemon. www.bookemon.com