An I AM affirmation is the most powerful statement you can make. We all know that There is a connection between the body and mind. Most of our bodily actions such as breathing and pumping our heart every second of every day is controlled by our subconscious mind. So When you Repeat I AM affirmations, you are sending these messages, giving your subconscious mind directions, which in turn, motivates, inspires, and actually programs the mind to act accordingly to the repeated words. These affirmations are stated in the present tense because the subconscious understands and comprehends present tense. Say and feel these affirmations as if they are happening right now.