Affirmations for anxiety and fear (31+)

Affirmations for anxiety and fear

  • I surround myself with people who bring out the best in me.
  • When things feel like they’re not adding up, I subtract. The less I need, the better I feel. 
  • I can do, feel and believe in a way that is true to me without having to justify myself.
  • Breathing in I calm my body, breathing out I smile.
  • I celebrate all that I have been, all that I am and all that I’m yet to be.
  • I’m open and honest about what I feel, what I need and who I am.
  • I give myself permission to ask for help. Asking for what I need isn’t a sign of inadequacy, but of self-awareness and courage to show vulnerability.
  • I forgive my past self for having to learn.
  • I’m choosing to focus on the opinions that I hold of myself rather than being deafened by the opinions of others.
  • When I get overwhelmed with choices, I choose myself.
  • Whatever I do today, I know it’s enough.
  • I find joy in moving forward.
  • I let go of unrealistic expectations and the need to prove my worth. I am worthy and of value just as I am.  
  • I’m committed to creating a life I love.
  • Once I stop rushing through life, I realise how much life I have time for.
  • I choose to shine, not to suffer.
  • I acknowledge all the good that I have in my life because I know this is the foundation for all abundance. 
  • I make myself a priority in my own life.
  • I can be there for others without leaving myself behind.
  • Gratitude turns what I have into enough.
  • I move through life with ease and grace. 
  • I am the curator of my life. I slowly cut things out until I’m left with what I love, what’s most important, what’s necessary and what makes me happy.
  • I trust my gut and do what feels right for me.
  • I can be authentic while still discovering who I am.
  • I live a ‘want to’ life not a ‘have to’ life.
  • I trust myself and where I’m going even though I’m not sure where that is yet. 
  • There’s more to life than the limits I place on myself.
  • I choose the people who choose me.
  • I can be sure and still wonder.
  • I recognise the things that are going well in my life and have the courage to change the things that aren’t. 
  • I open my mind and let go of outdated stories that I’ve been telling myself.
  • I embrace times of discomfort as that’s when I learn the most about myself.  
  • I celebrate my imperfections.
  • The only approval I seek is my own.
  • I know what kind of life I want and I say ‘yes’ to anything that supports it.
  • Life is as good as I make it.
  • I can protect my heart without being afraid of loving and being loved.
  • I take time to stop. I am no longer obsessed with keeping up.
  • I am worthy of greatness in all areas of my life.
  • I accept that the things that are often best for me, are sometimes the hardest to do. 
  • I will always remember how far I’ve come, not just how far I’ve got to go. 
  • I will start where I am, use what I have and do what I can.
  • I’m committed to becoming the truest, most authentic version of myself.
  • I speak to myself like I would to my best friend. 
  • When I feel like my strength has been pushed to the limit, I deeply trust that I can endure what’s ahead. 
  • I love myself enough to let go of anything that holds me back from being myself. 
  • I believe in the person I am trying to become.
  • I give myself permission to slow down.
  • I look forward to all that lies ahead.
  • Uncertainty brings endless opportunities. 
  • I smile at my obstacles because I know they are like bridges taking me closer to where I want to be.
  • I live simply, love generously and learn constantly.
  • I surround myself with people who meet me where I’m at and walk with me to where I want to be.
  • I appreciate this moment for what it is because I know I’ll never get the exact same moment twice.
  • I’m not yet where I want to be, but I’m also not where I used to be.
  • I’m comfortable in the space between the known and the unknown. 
  • In a world where I can be anything, I choose to be me.
  • I know that I can do it. 
  • I choose to release the past and live in the present moment.
  • I invest in myself because I am of incredible worth.
  • Everything I have gone through has helped me to grow.
  • I can be there for others without forgetting about myself.
  • I fully embrace all that I am. 
  • Great things are coming my way.
  • I welcome in new experiences, learning and relationships.
  • I am proud of the person I’m becoming.
  • This life is mine to live and I’m going to make the most of it.
  • My health is a priority, not an option. I’m committed to nurturing myself on all levels every day.
  • I step beyond my comfort zone and open my eyes to all of the possibilities.
  • I’m committed to slowing down, paying attention and enjoying life.
  • I’m grateful that my past actions and inactions have led me to where I am today. 
  • I know I am enough without having to hear it from others.
  • Happiness begins with me.
  • I’m grateful for my loved ones and know that I’m loved unconditionally.
  • I take time to remember the days that I wished for the things that I have now.
  • I am comfortable doing my own thing, in my own time.
  • I loosen my grip on thoughts, beliefs, habits and people that stop me from being who I really am.
  • I know I’m on the right track when I’m outgrowing who I’ve been
  • I listen to my body and I’m grateful for its messages. 
  • I forgive myself for the lessons that I had to repeatedly learn the hard way.
  • I am resilient and capable.
  • I keep letting go of what doesn’t serve me until I’m me again.
  • Today is the beginning of anything I want and I’m going to make the most of it.
  • I am seen. I am heard. I am valued.
  • If I believe I can, then I can.
  • I let go of the unrealistic expectations that I have of myself and know that I don’t have to prove my worth to anyone else.
  • I never forget how far I’ve come and celebrate my small wins along the way.
  • I’m always one decision away from a completely different life.
  • My past was a lesson, not a life sentence.
  • I speak openly about how I’m feeling because all the things that make me feel alone can connect me with others. 
  • The quieter I become, the more I hear.
  • I never give up on my dreams.
  • I’m thriving and making the most of every moment.
  • I can be vulnerable without feeling weak or ashamed.
  • I choose to show up, be real and let my true self be seen.
  • I’m always doing the best I can.
  • I nourish the people who nourish me, but first I must take care of myself.
  • I’m deserving of a life that’s full of meaning and contentment.
  • I have the courage to stay true to my values.
  • I’m happy, healthy and whole.
  • I’m ready, my time is now.

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