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Today’s Daily Affirmation…

Here is today’s daily affirmation.

Have a wonderful day everyone. Namaste. 🙂

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My Walk in the Woods

What exactly is an affirmation? Affirmations are, essentially a form of auto-suggestion. I’m actually studying this in school right now. Learning how to teach people to use positive thinking and imagery to change negative behaviors. Neuroscience has actually proven that thoughts, good or bad, change the structure of the brain. Through repetitive positive thinking, we create new connections within the brain.

Affirmations are an area in which both of my blogs are linked. The science side of it coincides with my blog The Purple Almond, however, there is a spiritual component.

Affirmations are closely related to Mantra’s, which can be found in ancient buddhist and Sanskrit texts. These mantras are used during meditation to help focus the mind.

Affirmations can help with anything from cravings and healthy eating, to body image and self-esteem, to spirituality, unity and enlightenment. So, to help you out…

For the next week, I’ll be posting a…

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About Tamara Hoerner (1169 Articles)
Welcome to The Purple Almond! My name is Tamara Hoerner. I am a student at Hawthorn University working toward a Master of Science in Health and Nutrition Education. For me, the name Purple Almond symbolizes “Good, nutritious, whole food bringing light and life to the body, awakening the inherent healing mechanisms within.” I'm all about getting back to the basics, good old fashioned traditional organic, whole food, the kind your great-grandmother used to eat. You'll find no processed foods here. Just good food to heal your whole body. I also believe a healthy body isn't just about food. Stress plays a large part in the physical health of our body. I, therefore, believe in using anything that relieves stress and heals the body, including: mediation, yoga, music, laughter, inspiration and helping others. You'll find all these included in my blog as well.

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