Two experiments revealed that participants with low self-esteem, who repeated a positive affirmation: “I’m a lovable person” or who focused on how that statement was true felt worse than those who did not do the affirmation at all.
The low self-esteem group also felt worse doing the affirmation “I’m a lovable person” than the low self-esteem group who simply focused on how that affirmation is both true and not true.
In this week’s Success Newsletter, I would like to discuss a new university study which exposes the dangers of positive thinking and affirmations, actually lowering self-esteem; I also reveal the solution.
In the nineteen-eighties, the self-help movement saw its rise to popularity. Norman Vincent Peale’s book from 1952 “The Power of Positive Thinking.” Subsequently, a huge movement began emphasizing positive statements and positive affirmations as a powerful and transformational response to low self-esteem, depression and other mental and emotional ailments.
Negative affirmations, on the other hand, cause you to look at a woman and see failure before you even approach her. Get Two Free Subliminal MP3s That Help Bring Affirmations To Life!
The bottom line is that you are going to talk to yourself anywase. Why not pump yourself up in life and go after what you want?
Positive affirmations help you look at a woman and see the possibility of getting her number, dating her, and even having sex with her down the road. I am compassionate and emphatic towards other people’s needs. I take the time to listen to what other people are saying in order to make them feel validated and appreciated. I go after what I want in life with passion and commitment. I take full responsibility for my own happiness in life and do not need anyone else to make me happy. Through positive affirmations, I am developing an optimistic outlook on life that makes me super attractive to women. I live in the moment and forget about past failures and future worries. Wanis’ clientele ranges from celebrities and CEOs to housewives and teenagers.CNN, BBC, FOX News, MSNBC & major news outlets worldwide consult Wanis for his expert insights and analysis on sexuality, human behavior and women’s issues.For example, The emphasis here is to use the word, “feel” which helps the person to see that being a loser is not permanent – it’s a feeling.Second, identify how the person came to feel like a loser and third; shift their attention to what they can do to feel like a winner i.e.