on positive affirmations …

Ray Williams in Psychology Today:

Canadian researcher, Dr. Joanne Wood at the University of Waterloo and her colleagues at the University of New Brunswick who have recently published their research in the Journal of Psychological Science, concluded “repeating positive self-statements may benefit certain people, such as individuals with high self-esteem, but backfire for the very people who need them the most.” …

Why Don’t My Positive Affirmations Work?


For most gymnasts and most people, they do work.

Affirmations and positive self-talk only work if we believe them. We can only change our behavior if we believe we can. Don’t get rid of affirmations and positive self-talk but make sure to use them correctly. …


(via Tony Retrosi)

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Career gymnastics coach who loves the outdoors, and the internet.

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