Contributor: Mollie Player, author of several New Thought books including You’re Getting Closer: One Year of Finding God and a Few Good Friends. Get your free copy by commenting on her blog at mollieplayer.com.
When I first decided to start saying affirmations, one of the first I tried had to do with work.
Work is my passion. I love what I do (I’m a freelance writer) and want nothing more than to keep sustaining myself (maybe, more than sustaining? Dare I say, thriving?) in this way. Since I had just given birth in November, though, and had only worked sporadically since then, I really wanted things to pick up. So, I made some phone calls, wrote some emails and did all the usual things, without getting much response.
Then I tried it: My affirmation.
It was this: “I have steady freelance writing work.”
Here is what happened next: The following day I received an email from a client that I hadn’t heard from in a while (my best paying client, no less). Then, later that same day, I landed an interview that resulted in a one-time paying job and a job offer (which I later refused due to other work opportunities).
And the story gets even better. I got more work from my best client. I got several jobs from my agent. And I’m happy to tell you that the past several months have been the most productive and financially lucrative of my career.
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