Daily Affirmations

Dedication: I dedicate this story to all the beautiful young women from all walks of life.

I bless the day I learnt about daily affirmations or rather Mantas. Growing up I was a very quite child with a low self-esteem and self-confidence. I stuggled to stand up for myself,be it in arguements or bullies. This dark cloud stuck with me throughout primary school to High school. In high school,I had a major problem with socialising and just making friends. I also had a lot of questions about my self-image,I’d as far as comparing myself to others and asking God why he’d made me like this and why not like the person I was comparing myself to. Post high school I was then introduced to matras,all thanks to a book I read. Knowing my strengths and weakness I then wrote down the opposites of my weaknesses e.g. for “I’m ugly” I’d replace that with ” I’m beautiful”, “I can’t do it,I’m not smart enough” replace that with “I can do anything I put my mind to.” and so on. Writing then saying these affirmations everyday at a certain time or anytime helped shape me into the young woman I had envisioned myself to be. Now I know I’m beautiful, that I’m smart,that God loves me,that I can do absolutely anything I put my mind to,that I am confident, that I speak my mind,the list goes on. Saying something outloud helps you remember it,you end up believing it and that you are it. Another thing when you focus on something or pour energy into something you,that thing manifests and becomes real,it materializes. When you say it, you think it and when you think it you make it come to life. By our thoughts we create.

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I am a worthy young woman,who's decided to break out of her shell and do things she normally wouldn't do,like sharing her story. I'm an ambivert and a Gemini.