We all display behaviour that is not in line with our intentions. It is part of being human. For instance you really do love your partner, but you have a habit of reacting with fierce emotions if he or she does not listen to what you say.
Applying positive affirmations and visualising these affirmations will help you to approach certain situations with more Enthusiasm. The wonderful thing about these affirmations is that the more we use them, the more our life starts resembling them. Here is the exercise
An example of an affirmation related to the earlier example might be: It is satisfying that I respond with Gratitude towards my partner if she or he does not respond as I had expected. I can be grateful, as I trust her/his good intention. You then visualise several situations where you would apply this affirmation. The visualization helps you to more easily display the behaviour once the future situation arises.
Three other examples of positive affirmations: