Words We Affirm Have Power

Affirmations, or repeating words or phrases out loud do have the power to keep us attuned to the definitions and to the outcomes they define and engender. Here are a few of mine. What are yours?

1. Grateful:
[greyt-fuh l] Show IPA
1. warmly or deeply appreciative of kindness or benefits received; thankful: I am grateful to you for your help.
2. expressing or actuated by gratitude: a grateful letter.
3. pleasing to the mind or senses; agreeable or welcome; refreshing: a grateful breeze.

2. Focused

[foh-kuh s] Show IPA noun, plural fo·cus·es, fo·ci [-sahy, -kahy] Show IPA , verb, fo·cused, fo·cus·ing or ( especially British  ) fo·cussed, fo·cus·sing
1. a central point, as of attraction, attention, or activity: The need to prevent a nuclear war became the focus of all diplomatic efforts.
2. Physics. a point at which rays of light, heat, or other radiation, meet after being refracted or reflected.
3. Optics.
a. the focal point of a lens.
b. the focal length of a lens.
c. the clear and sharply defined condition of an image.
d. the position of a viewed object or the adjustment of an optical device necessary to produce a clear image: in focus; out of focus.
4. Geometry . (of a conic section) a point having the property that the distances from any point on a curve to it and to a fixed line have a constant ratio for all points on the curve. See diag. under ellipse, hyperbola, parabola.
5. Geology . the point of origin of an earthquake.

3. Balanced
[bal-uh nst] Show IPA
1. being in harmonious or proper arrangement or adjustment, proportion, etc.
2. Football. pertaining to or noting an offensive line formation having three linemen on each side of the center. Compare unbalanced (  def 5 )

4. Flexible
[flek-suh-buh l] Show IPA
1. capable of being bent, usually without breaking; easily bent: a flexible ruler.
2. susceptible of modification or adaptation; adaptable: a flexible schedule.
3. willing or disposed to yield; pliable: a flexible personality.
4. a flexible substance or material, as rubber or leather.

5. Integrate

[in-ti-greyt] Show IPA verb, in·te·grat·ed, in·te·grat·ing.
verb (used with object)
1. to bring together or incorporate (parts) into a whole.
2. to make up, combine, or complete to produce a whole or a larger unit, as parts do.
3. to unite or combine.
4. to give or cause to give equal opportunity and consideration to (a racial, religious, or ethnic group or a member of such a group): to integrate minority groups in the school system.
5. to combine (educational facilities, classes, and the like, previously segregated by race) into one unified system; desegregate.

Now, take a moment to think about and WRITE DOWN,what these word might mean to your life, career, relationships, business opportunities, etc.





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