Ineffective Daily Affirmations
Feeling blue or insecure? Losing sight of what's important? Still
searching for the real "you"?
In this self-help age of soul-searching, daily affirmations have been
known to do the trick. But you probably shouldn't try these ...
- I have the power to channel my imagination into ever-soaring levels of
suspicion and paranoia.
- I assume full responsibility for my actions, except the ones that are someone
- I no longer need to punish, deceive or compromise myself. Unless, of course, I
want to stay employed.
- In some cultures what I do would be considered normal.
- Having control over myself is nearly as good as having control over others.
- My intuition nearly makes up for my lack of good judgment.
- I can change any thought that hurts into a reality that hurts even more.
- I honor my personality flaws, for without them I would have no personality at
- Joan of Arc heard voices too.
- I am grateful that I am not as judgmental as all those censorious, self-
righteous people around me.
- I need not suffer in silence while I can still moan, whimper and complain.
- When someone hurts me, forgiveness is cheaper than a lawsuit. But not nearly
- All of me is beautiful and valuable, even the ugly, stupid and disgusting
- I am at one with my duality.
- Only a lack of imagination saves me from immobilizing myself with imaginary
- I honor and express all facets of my being, regardless of state and local
- Today I will gladly share my experience and advice, for there are no sweeter
words than "I told you so."
- A good scapegoat is nearly as welcome as a solution to the problem.
- I am learning that criticism is not nearly as effective as sabotage.
- Becoming aware of my character defects leads me to the next step -- blaming my
- I will find humor in my everyday life by looking for people I can laugh