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Why Affirmations Aren't Always Effective, Here's a Solution

Often when you’re in a highly negative state, repeating peppy affirmations to improve your mood and confidence just doesn't work because they simply feel like fluffy, hyperbolic, one-size-fits-all false hype. The solution? Read on. Read More

Believable facts may not be positive

"it’s about finding and repeating BELIEVABLE FACTS"

What about when the facts are "I am barely capable of actually getting through this" or "I am struggling because I am honestly not any good at this"? All the positivity in the world won't make you an expert at something you actually are not physically or mentally able to do at the time.

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My approach to CRT is simple. I personalise key Bible verses.
Eg John 3:16 becomes YHWH loves me as himself with all his life no matter what just as I am just the way I am no matter what.
This is the basis for all others! Just as you use truth, I take this truth and use it. I use the verse that talks of love one another as I have loved you to say I love my neighbor as myself and my neighbor loves me as himself no matter what. And I am out the door.
I was diagnosed with manic-depressive disorder and I take 800mg of tegretol a day but I will be miserable without the CRT. In fact I was failing in college till I discovered it. The Bible part was my addition.

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Karen Salmansohn is an author and contributor to Huffingtonpost.com. She also writes a popular business column for amNY newspaper called "The 1 Minute Career Therapist."

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