always thought they were nonsense, until I tried them, and they seemed to help.
I don't believe in any woo or magic shit, but one could imagine affirmations as a placebo effect on yourself - tuning your mind in a way that optimizes it toward performance toward certain ends. Scott Adams, whose latest book I'm currently reading, has long advocated for them.
experimenting with affirmations again - stay tuned!
currently in Europe, posts will be short.
people I admire
Bret Easton Ellis