Let's face it. We all want a
little credit, even just the tiniest bit of recognition for
a new haircut, a fetching sartorial ensemble, or a job well
done. But when compliments are lacking, or words of encouragement
nonexistent, then positive thinking phrases
are the next best thing. Use positive thinking phrases
like the ones below and give yourself a friendly pat on the
Positive thinking phrases,
or positive affirmations, are like mantras you repeat over and
over to yourself. Hopefully, by some mystifying subliminal process,
the power of these words will be able to condition you to positively
influence your way of thinking and as a result, your way of
Here are some examples:
Phrase #1: Hey, Gorgeous!
Admit it. Getting complimented
for your looks is a wondrous tonic for the ego. So get out of
bed, face the mirror and give your ego a boost. Nothing beats
a greeting like that first thing in the morning to get you revved
up for the stress of the day ahead.
Don't worry about sounding a
bit vain or conceited, as long as you do it in private and out
of anyone's earshot. And when you feel good inside, it'll reflect
on your outer person, making you even more attractive. It won't
be long before others will notice and compliment you as well.
Phrase #2: Yes, I can!
Another variant of this is, "Ain't
nothin' to it but to do it," as mentioned in the show,
Hey Arnold, on Nickelodeon. In order to accomplish something,
you must first believe in your heart that you are fully capable
You'll find that it's usually
the hardest part of any endeavor-mustering enough courage. Without
this belief in yourself, you can get easily discouraged and
prone to quitting. Have faith. Remember, the only thing that
can stop you is yourself.
Phrase #3: Here I am, World,
do your worst!
It may sound like you're inviting
bad luck and catastrophe, but what this really means is that
you are welcoming life's challenges with open arms and are willing
to bravely take them on.
Like a proud sentinel in a storm,
you stand firm against anything flung at you. And no matter
how muddied and besieged you emerge from the battle, you emerge
nonetheless, ever ready to fight and live another day. Plus,
it's a really cool motto, don't you think?
Try these positive thinking
phrases on for size and get yourself in the mood for