Everybody would like to be financially independent, and this can mean different things to different people. For some it can mean owning nice things and for others it can be simply be having more flexibility in their working day.
The reason why affirmations work so well is because affirmations are a way to change your core belief system for the better. Essentially, what you believe is what you will achieve.
Sometimes it can be very hard to overcome the negative thoughts we have about ourselves, our lives, even our own desires.