Affirmations. The idea that if you just put your mind to the task, you can do anything. I like making affirmations, putting up little reminders on post-its, the whole bit. However, I think they don’t always work the way people intend. It depends on the wording. Like resolutions, even the most positive of affirmations tends to fizzle over time. It’s too rigid, unbending.
A few years ago I took a course called The Declaration of You, which focused on finding that one secret, special thing that drives you. It’s through this course that I figured out how to turn affirmations into intentions.
Here’s an example.