5 words you can't say in front of a mirror: Folk signs and superstitions

By SSPDaily editionJan 29, 2024 21:03 PMSociety
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Mirrors have long fascinated humanity not only as a tool for vanity, but also as objects imbued with a sense of mystery and superstition. SSPDaily will take a look at five words that, according to these age-old superstitions, bring bad luck if uttered in front of a mirror.

1. "Death"

One of the most common superstitions is the belief that saying the word "death" in front of a mirror can bring bad luck to a family. This superstition probably stems from the fear of evoking negative energy or spirits associated with death.

Some people believe that the mirror, being a portal between the living and the afterlife, can amplify such negative forces.

2. "Sad"

In many cultures, it is considered bad luck to talk about sadness or boredom while looking in the mirror. It is believed that a mirror has the ability to double any negative energy it reflects.

This superstition serves as a reminder to maintain a positive and cheerful attitude, especially when you are standing in front of a mirror surface.

3. "Ugly"

It's no secret that not everyone is happy with their own reflection. However, saying the word "ugly" or any similar negative remark about your appearance in front of a mirror is not recommended by superstition.

First, beauty is very subjective, and self-perception can change over time. Secondly, saying such words can inadvertently attract negative energy and lower self-esteem.

4. "Terror"

Mentions of fear or horror when looking at a mirror surface are considered dangerous in many superstitions. It is believed that mirrors can absorb negative energy, potentially amplifying it, and then reflect it back into space.

This notion emphasizes the importance of maintaining a positive and calm demeanor when you are near a mirror.

5. "Poverty"

Discussing financial difficulties or saying the word "poverty" in front of a mirror is believed to block the flow of wealth and prosperity. It is believed that such negative statements can have a long-term impact on a person's financial well-being.

Instead, it is advisable to maintain a positive attitude and use mirrors as tools for self-confidence and self-improvement.

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