Affirmations Don’t Work!

Michael L. Hauser
3 min readMay 19, 2024

Affirmations don’t work. If they did, we wouldn’t be conversing on how to get out of — or into — situations we want to happen. Repeating an affirmative slogan to gain anything is still more of the same noise within, but with a positive spin.

Affirmations don’t work. If they did, there would be no disease, heartache, homelessness, war, or hunger. The idea that repeating a mantra for either spiritual or material gain still comes from a belief that something is wrong, that life isn’t working, and that things are just not right. So we believe that thinking it away with positive, affirmative…

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Michael L. Hauser

Executive Producer / Director / memoirist / writer / gay husband / bird watcher and star gazer