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How to Use “I Am” Affirmations to Manifest Your Dreams

You can achieve anything you want in life if you have the right mindset and tools. So what’s one powerful tool you can use to help manifest your dreams? Affirmations.

Affirmations are positive statements that you repeat to yourself on a daily basis. Doing so can program your subconscious mind to support your goals. If you want to learn how to use affirmations to manifest your dreams, keep reading.

How do affirmations work?

First, it’s important to understand how affirmations work. When you repeat an affirmation to yourself, your subconscious mind starts to believe it. And the more you repeat it, the more ingrained it becomes.

Eventually, your subconscious mind will start to guide your thoughts and actions in line with the affirmation.

For example, if you want to manifest a new career change, you might use an affirmation such as “I am capable of creating my own successful business.” By repeating this to yourself, you program your subconscious mind to start looking for opportunities that align with your goals. As a result, you’ll be more likely to take steps that lead to achieving them.

What are some of the different types of affirmations?

Now that you understand how affirmations work, let’s take a look at a few different types that you can use.

I am ___

This is one of the most powerful types of affirmations. It’s particularly effective because it presents your goal as a current reality.

Some examples include “I am healthy and fit,” “I am surrounded by loving people,” and “I am abundant and prosperous.”

The key to making “I am” affirmations work is to really feel the emotion behind them. As you repeat them, picture yourself achieving your goal and allow yourself to feel the associated emotions.

The more emotion you can put behind an affirmation, the more powerful it will be.

I will ___

If you’re looking for a daily dose of motivation, “I will” affirmations are a great option. They help you focus on what you will do today, rather than on what you didn’t do yesterday. They’re positive instead of negative.

For example, if you want to manifest a healthier lifestyle, you might say, “I will drink 20 oz of water when I get up in the morning.” This helps you focus on the action you will take today to achieve your goal rather than focusing on any past shortcomings.

I can ___

If you’re looking for a boost of confidence, “I can” affirmations are a great option. 

For example, if you want to get glowing skin, you might say “I can easily improve my skin.” This puts the focus on your ability to achieve your goal, rather than on the goal itself, and you can use it for anything you want to do.

I am grateful for ___

Another type of affirmation that you can use is the “I am grateful for” affirmation. These affirmations help you focus on the positive things in your life, which can help you appreciate what you already have.

For example, if you want to manifest a a trimmer body, you might say “I’m grateful for my body, even though it’s not my dream body.” This affirmation helps you focus on the positive aspects of your current situation, which can help you attract more positive circumstances.

How to use affirmations

If you’re not sure where to start, try using “I am” statements. 

When you use “I am” affirmations, you’re affirming to yourself that you already have the qualities that are necessary to achieve your goal.

By repeating this affirmation to yourself, you program your subconscious mind to start looking for opportunities that align with your goals. As a result, you’ll be more likely to take steps that lead to success.

Now that you know how affirmations work and how powerful they can be, it’s time to learn how to use them. Here are some tips:

  1. Choose an affirmation that supports your goal.
  2. Repeat it to yourself multiple times per day.
  3. Write it down and post it in a place where you’ll see it often.
  4. Believe in the power of affirmations and trust that they will help you manifest your dreams.
  5. Be patient and don’t give up; affirmations aren’t magic, but they can be useful if you take action.


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