Monday 5 August 2019 at 4:39pm

Positive affirmation: what it is and top tips for using it

Many of us are guilty of unrealistic thinking. When we’re anxious or scared, our brains go into overdrive in an attempt to protect us and keep us away from risks and danger. This is normally the cue for negative self-talk and wishful thinking. Here is a brief overview of positive affirmation and the top tips for using it. The problem with negative thoughts is that they become self-fulfilling prophecies. The more you convince yourself you cannot do something or you’re not good enough, your brain starts to believe what you’re thinking and the downward spiral begins. But what would happen …