Studies show that positive affirmations lead to positive thinking. They can be used to reprogram your thought patterns and change the way you think and feel about things. Daily affirmations are simple, positive statements declaring specific goals in their completed states. Although they sound rather basic at that level, these empowering mantras have profound effects on the conscious and unconscious mind.
I'm sure many of you have seen the occasional inspirational quote pop up on your social media feed, and some of these may have resonated with your current life. They can often be of great help in re-focusing your mind and setting positive intentions for your day.
Mental health plays an important role in the way we deal with stress, how we relate to others, and the decisions we make in our daily lives. Without positive mental health, it will be almost impossible to realise your full potential, work productively, make a meaningful contribution to your community, or handle the stress that comes with life.
This page lists some of my favourite quotes and affirmations, many of them having been forwarded to me by my patients - they are updated regularly. Daily affirmations and inspiring quotes are to the mind what exercise is to the body.You can click on each image to enlarge.