10 Steps for Better Affirmations (for Manifesting Dreams)

Kenneth Turker
4 min readNov 14, 2021

Affirmations are a powerful tool to transform your life. They work by reprogramming the subconscious mind and attracting what you desire into your reality. But how do you use affirmations for manifesting dreams? In this story, We will discuss 10 steps that will help you create better affirmations so that they can be as effective as possible in helping you achieve your goals!

Step 1: Write Down Your Goal’s Specific Details

The first step to creating affirmations that work is writing down all of the specific details regarding your goal. Don’t just write broad phrases like “I am successful” or “my financial situation improves.” Rather, try to think about what success actually looks like for you and then write out all of how you’ll know that you’ve attained it. For example: “I am successful… When I make $100,000 a year and my credit card debt is at zero.”

It can also be helpful to write down why you want your goal as this will help motivate you when times get tough!

Step 2: Find Your Emotional Connection

The second step to creating effective affirmations is finding the emotional connection. This part of the process involves figuring out what your true motivation is and why you want something more than anything else in the world. For example, let’s say that one of our clients has a goal to travel around the world. While getting on a plane and seeing all of those places is certainly exciting, this client may find that there’s something even more important to her about traveling. Perhaps she wants to travel to learn more about herself or because she feels like it would help her grow as a human being. When you can tap into your emotional motivation, it becomes much easier to stay motivated over the long term.

Step 3: Communicate Your Goal To Others

The third step is communicating your goal to others. By sharing what you’re working towards with other people, they can help hold you accountable for following through on your goals and also provide emotional support throughout the journey of achieving your dreams.

Step 4: Visualize Your Goal With Emotion

The fourth step is to visualize the process of achieving your goal with emotion. This involves vividly picturing yourself doing what you will do once you’ve achieved it…feeling like you already have it…seeing all of how life has changed for the better because of it.

Step 5: Write Affirmations In The Present Tense

The fifth step is to write your affirmations in the present tense as if you have already achieved your goal. For example, “I am a successful entrepreneur” rather than “I will be a successful entrepreneur.” This makes them much more effective because they speak directly to the subconscious mind and tell your brain that it’s already happened.

Step 6: Keep Affirmations Nearby

The sixth step is keeping your affirmations nearby to constantly remind yourself of what you’re working towards. You can put them on a bulletin board or sticky note, carry them in your wallet, or even create a ringtone that’s dedicated to reminding you of what you’re working towards.

Step 7: Write Affirmations Every Day

The seventh step is writing affirmations every day and repeating them over and over again until they become second nature. Since the subconscious mind doesn’t know the difference between reality and imagination, you need to repeat your affirmations until they are ingrained into the fabric of how you think.

Step 8: Take Action

The eighth step is taking action because without doing anything there’s no way to manifest dreams. Affirmations alone aren’t enough…you have to take real steps towards making them a reality.

Step 9: Get Rid Of Negative And Unhelpful Thoughts

The ninth step is to get rid of negative and unhelpful thoughts that hold you back from achieving your goals. You’ll never be able to fully manifest dreams if there’s part of you holding onto the idea that it could all fall apart.

Step 10: Be Open To The Possibilities Of What You Can Achieve

The tenth step is being open to the possibilities of what you can achieve. It’s also about being willing to let go of everything that doesn’t serve you so that you have all the room in the world for your dreams! For example, if you want to travel around the world, maybe that means selling all of your stuff or quitting your job.

If you want to manifest your dreams, start by figuring out what motivates you and how it will help you grow. Then take the time to visualize yourself succeeding at that goal with passion and emotion.

Finally, write affirmations in the present tense as if they have already happened so that they can be ingrained into your thinking patterns more deeply. These three steps are just the beginning of a journey towards achieving your goals! There’s an entire world waiting for those who dare to dream big and embrace their full potential. Let us know if we can help make these journeys happen sooner rather than later!”

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Kenneth Turker

I write about self improvement and relationships. I want people to know they are not alone in their journey, and that there is always hope if you keep going.