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The Art and Science of Affirmations

Updated: Dec 6, 2022

By Enicia Fisher

(As published in LA Yoga Magazine)


You may cringe when you hear the words, “think positive.” Especially when things are tough! I know I recoil when I hear snippets of positivity that seem to me a form of spiritual bypassing. However, I’ve learned to embrace the practice of positive affirmations after learning and experiencing their benefits.


We will talk about the how and why of creating personally meaningful positive affirmations that work for you. In the process, watch yourself evolve and thrive, as you add them to your repertoire of spiritual and personal growth practices.

The practice of reciting affirmations reflects the confluence of yoga philosophy and modern psychology, with backup by neuroscience.

My Story of Positive Affirmations

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