Sometimes all it takes is a few words, an inspiring statement that has the power to change our perspective and improve our mood.
One of my favourite authors, Louise Hay, celebrated her 90th birthday this month. She is ‘the queen’ of affirmations—positive statements—and for decades her words have inspired people to improve their thoughts in more loving ways.
This month, I’ve decided to share some of Louise’s words, affirmations and one-liners that promote positive change. I believe in word-power and the magic they perform in helping us to lift our moods and mind!
Here are some of my favourite words from Louise, ones that have guided me over the years…
The thoughts we choose to think are the tools we use to paint the canvas of our lives.
Just because you believe something doesn’t mean it’s true.
You are not a helpless victim of your own thoughts, but rather a master of your own mind.
Stop scaring yourself with your thoughts.
Set yourself free from other people’s opinions.
When you’re having a tough day, reach for a good thought.
You are the only person who thinks in your mind! You are the power and authority in your world.
I do not fix problems. I fix my thinking. Then problems fix themselves.
Learn from the past and let it go. Live in today.
The past is over and done and cannot be changed. This is the only moment we can experience.
Love is the great miracle cure. Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives.
Allow the world to love and accept you.
The more grateful you are, the more you get to be grateful about. It’s that simple.
Self-worth / self–love
You will be with you longer than anyone else on the planet so make it a good relationship. (I really enjoy this one!).
To support the body in healing, we must believe we are worthy of being healed.
Your mind is a tool you can choose to use any way you wish.
We are far more than our bodies and personalities. The inner spirit is always beautiful and lovable, no matter how our outer appearances may change.
Know that you are the perfect age. Each year is special and precious, for you shall only live it once. Be comfortable with growing older.
Power-words / Affirmations
I am in the right place at the right time doing the right thing.
Each day is a new opportunity. I chose to make this day a great one.
All is well. Everything is working out for my highest good. Out of this situation only good will come. I am safe.
I am willing to release the need to be unworthy. I am worthy of the very best in life and I now lovingly allow myself to accept it.
Call to Action
Print this list and keep it handy. Then, the next time you are feeling out of sorts, you will have a list of positive statements that have the potential to help you.
And, if you have a favourite saying of Louise Hay, contact me and I’ll post it on my website so others can benefit from her words too!
This Month’s Video
In this 10 minute video Louise Hay talks about how words and thoughts create our future. It’s a great to listen to so grab a cuppa, sit back (with your headphones on if you wish) and enjoy!