4 Reasons Why Affirmations Don’t Work For You

Affirmations are positive statements that repeated over and over again send orders to our subconscious. Words have power. Words can change our brain.  Our brain can change our reality. But why is it then they work miracles for some people while others report they see no results? Why do affirmations not work for me? While affirmations work, they have to be “right”. Let’s look at a few scenarios when affirmations do not always lead to the desired results: 1. Negative affirmations Many people are not aware that their statements are negative. Our brain is not good at spotting negation so you have to choose your words wise. For instance: “I will not… Read More

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Symptoms of Depression

It is now 20 years ago that Steve jumped from the rooftop of the office building in Frankfurt, Germany. My colleague AND friend, Steve (Dr. Steve R.), was an extraordinarily good Management Consultant. Even though he did not speak German, his expertise and sincere interest in supporting clients made German companies overlook that fact. No one saw it coming. We let the last weeks and months pass in our heads over and over and over again, searching for signs we overlooked. We did not see any. Two days before he jumped, he told me stories about his evil cat and we laughed and giggled for hours. He told me how… Read More

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