Originally Posted by RandomJohn
It may be tricky to simultaneously manage the unconscious beliefs that play into each one of your intentions, but otherwise, I don't see any issues. (Unless you are trying to intend two mutually exclusive things.)
Originally Posted by annie
I'm not sure I agree.
I have found it CRITICAL to my success to have multiple affirmations...at least one in each area that I work on all the time.
I think regarding the idea of managing unconscious beliefs, (although I can't in any way claim that I have that under control, really)---that some introductory conceptual piece before specific intentions helps that a great deal, as does what we have been talking about--phrasing things positively and in the present tense.
I don't mean to belabor the introductory piece idea, but I do find that for one thing, it often covers some important aspects of most intentions (e.g, for the highest good of all, in a healthy and positive way). It also, for me, puts them into a helpful perspective (e.g., in its own perfect time, in an easy and relaxed manner, in good faith and in good humor). Think of so many religions and beliefs which use repeated phrases--prayers, mantras, chants and so on--seems powerful and a long standing part of things like this to my mind
And I agree with the idea of multiple intentions. I have some that are every day, some that are long term, and some that are just this week--either because I have a specific goal this week or because something specific has come up which I want to have a good effect on.
Sean83, have you heard or experienced problems related to having more than one affirmation? I think it does make sense to space them out a bit, whether by seconds or minutes or hours--maybe to let each of them settle in.