In conclusion, when viewed holistically, the positive self-affirmation method works best in conjunction with effort being made in other areas of life, such as well being and the constructive management or anxiety and worry, particularly in the face of change— even if the change is highly problematic. The human mind is, however, an efficient and highly adaptable intelligence system that can be skillfully and creatively guided by the very individual in the process of self-actualization. Through the garnering of self-knowledge, self-mastery and self-transformation and through the effective application of methods such as this one, the world remains the proverbial oyster to be savored and enjoyed. As Norman Vincent Peale, the progenitor of positive thinking once said,
People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success.
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