Portland, OR (PRWEB) July 15, 2005
People use affirmations to find love, happiness, and peace in their lives, according to a Web site user poll conducted by JourneywithSpirit.com.
Nearly 72 percent of JourneywithSpirit.com visitors use affirmations to encourage love to be a part of their lives, followed by 69 percent who affirm happiness and 59 percent who focus on affirmations for peace.
ÂAffirmations are powerful statements of intention about what you intend to create in your life,Â says Vicky Thompson, author of Life-Changing Affirmations: A 30-Day Plan for Spiritual Transformation (Red Wheel, July 2005) and creator of JourneywithSpirit.com. ÂActions follow intentions, so affirmations are like a map, guiding you to your desired destination.Â
The majority of JourneywithSpirit.com visitors say one to five affirmations throughout the day as needed to reorient their thinking onto positive thoughts. Nearly 75 percent of users strongly agree that affirmations help them to overcome negative thoughts and change their attitude.
ÂAffirmations help calm the Âmonkey mindÂ syndrome of self-defeating thoughts,Â says Thompson. ÂMake your intentions even stronger by meditating and visualizing yourself as a powerful person living your dreams. Affirmations clarify your thoughts while meditations enable you to see yourself performing your chosen actions.Â
Affirmations have helped JourneywithSpirit.com users to improve their health, handle stress, and achieve their goals. Nearly 73 percent say that affirmations are very effective in improving their optimism.
JourneywithSpirit.com offers tools for creating simple spiritual practices for inspired living, including affirmations, meditations, and web movies.
The affirmation poll is a voluntary survey for JourneywithSpirit.com visitors, and is not scientifically projectable to any other population. The results are for entertainment purposes only.
Contact: Vicky Thompson