Affirmations for death (43+)

Affirmations for death

  • I release the tension in my body and relax. 
  • I allow myself to feel my grief and then let go.
  • I can focus on being productive today.
  • I take comfort in the memories of my loved one.
  • I recognize painful moments but I know it will pass.
  • I will hold on to love and release the grief. 
  • I can feel happy and hopeful today.
  • I choose to feel the presence of my loved one.
  • I give myself time and space to feel all my feelings.
  •  I will give myself a break today.
  • I can be gentle with myself as I heal.
  • My heart feels lighter today.
  • It’s okay that I need time to grieve. 
  • I will take the time to care for my needs today.
  • It’s okay to feel overwhelmed but I will feel better soon.
  • I can cope with the grieving process.
  • I can ask for help if I need it.
  • I will accomplish my goals today.
  • I feel grateful for all the love in my life.
  • I choose to feel at peace today.
  • I allow myself to feel this fully, to be here.
  • I let go of my resistance to this situation.
  • I’ll never be the same person again, yet, that is okay.
  • I’m surrounded by support, seen and unseen.
  • I choose to heal my hurt spirit.
  • I’m not going to hold back.
  • I can still see the love in the world.
  • I’m moving through grief, and on to other emotions.
  • I can hold onto the love, and let go of the grief.
  • The universe lifts me, supports me, guides me.
  • I can accept help when it’s offered.
  • Today, I choose to heal.
  • I can pay tribute by living my own life in a beautiful way.
  • I’m so grateful our paths crossed.
  • I am gentle with myself as I heal.
  • I focus on my blessings, goals and memories.
  • In my sadness, I love myself.
  • It’s okay to take time to grieve.  
  • I let go of my sorrow, but hold onto my love for my loved one. 
  • I am willing to release any negative fearful idea from my mind and body and life.
  • It’s okay to be angry at having to grieve.
  • I will feel my grief but not wallow in it.
  • I choose love. I choose to heal.
  • I relax and let all the feelings flow through today.
  • I have lived and loved. I give and receive love today.
  • Grieving takes time. I am patient with my healing process.
  • I forgive anyone close to me who has died. 
  • I feel my angels holding me today as I grieve.
  • I accept what I cannot change and find the courage to change the things I can.   
  • My life has purpose and I live today in compassion and love.
  • I look for the rainbows after the storm. 
  • I rest today when I need it. 
  • I’m through grieving today and I move onto other emotions. 
  • I take care of myself as I heal.
  • I’m discovering new strengths within myself.
  • I am thankful for the time I shared with my loved one. 
  • I’m stunned. Dazed. I must breathe…
  • Because my love is deep, my grief may be intense. Tears are
  • natural and healthy.
  • I give myself permission to be sad. I will let the grief come.
  • It’s okay if I get angry. I will find healthy ways
  • to express my anger.
  • Loss is confusing. I’ll be patient with myself.
  • Life is surreal. I’m trying to make sense of things.
  • This will take time.
  • There are many things I won’t understand. I’ll be patient with myself.
  • I’m missing you. Feeling alone is natural when grieving.
  • I may feel numb at times. That’s okay. My heart is working to manage the unmanageable.
  • I’ll work on accepting myself while grieving, one moment, one step at a time.
  • I feel crazy sometimes because losing you is nuts. I will learn to accept that
  • I’m not at my mental best right now.
  • My life is disturbed, so it makes sense my sleep would be too.
  • I’ll focus on grieving well and trust this will change over time.
  • I’ll ride this grief roller-coaster as best I can, one moment at a time.
  • Though some people might disappoint me, I will grieve as best I can, given the circumstances.
  • When fear comes, I’ll try to acknowledge it, identify it, and release it.
  • When anxiety strikes, I’ll breathe deeply and remind myself that it will pass.
  • Guilt is not my friend. I must find ways to show it the door.
  • I will ask forgiveness and forgive myself, so I can be free to love you and grieve well.
  • I will say to myself, “I forgive you.” This is part of loving and honoring you.
  • Blaming won’t bring you back. Instead, I’ll forgive. I want my heart as free as possible.
  • When I’m angry with God, I’ll be honest about it. He can handle my emotions.
  • I’ll grieve well by getting the time alone I need while staying connected to people
  • who are helpful to me.
  • I’ll try to eat well and take care of myself. You would want this.
  • Grief is exhausting. I’ll try to have realistic expectations of myself during this time.
  • I will be myself and express my heart with those I trust and feel safe with.
  • I will honor you by sharing my grief.
  • I not only lost you but much of what was attached to you.
  • I will be kind to myself because this is hard.
  • I can’t expect others to understand my grief, but I will work to find some
  • who will be respectful and considerate.
  • Grief is hitting my body too. I’ll be kind to myself and take the best care of myself possible.
  • When unhelpful, insensitive words are said, I will protect my heart and release them
  • as quickly as possible.
  • Some will try to fix me and my grief. I will remember that their words are usually
  • more about them than about me.
  • I miss you and long to hear your voice. I love you.
  • I will be proactive and make a simple plan for your birthday.
  • I will honor you and express my love.
  • I will be proactive and plan for how I will handle the grief bursts that come.
  • I will engage in life today as best as I can, remembering you.
  • I will find people who will listen and walk this grief road with me.
  • I’ll release guilt and forgive myself as many times as necessary. Grief is heavy enough.
  • What I believe might be shaken or undergo some intense examination. This is natural.
  • Even if I feel empty and apathetic, I’ll be patient with myself. I trust this will change over time.
  • I will accept myself and trust that any depression I experience is temporary
  • and will pass with time.
  • If my depression deepens, I’ll reach out for help. This is part of loving myself, and you.
  • I’ll find ways to express my grief without comparing my loss to that of others.
  • Comparison does not help me grieve well.
  • Life is tough and losing you is painful. There’s plenty to scream about.
  • It’s hard to imagine a future without you in it. I will focus on grieving well
  • and celebrating you along the way.
  • I can’t control the words and actions of others. I’ll focus on grieving
  • and being the best me possible in this situation.
  • Even if others don’t mention you, I will. I’ll give us a chance to grieve together.
  • Since I now know grief, I can engage with other grieving hearts.
  • This could be good for all involved.
  • Even though I’m hurting, I can comfort others. My pain has purpose.
  • With family, I’ll open my heart to those who are supportive
  • and limit my exposure to those who aren’t.
  • Grieving is a process. I’ll be patient with myself and accept myself along the way.
  • If I feel less connected to you, I won’t panic. This is part of grief.
  • I will speak your name and tell your story. This helps me grieve
  • and is part of loving myself and you.
  • When fear of more loss comes, I’ll acknowledge the fear and release it.
  • This is part of grieving and living well.
  • When grief bursts come, I will breathe deeply and feel them through.
  • These times are steps forward, not backward.
  • Rather than dreading special days, I will make plans to remember and honor you.
  • This is part of loving myself and you.
  • My heart needs to continually express itself to be healthy and to heal. I’ll find a way to do this.
  • I will live and love today, one person, one moment at a time.
  • Losing you has taught me I can look back, own the hurt I’ve caused,
  • and live more meaningfully than ever before.
  • I can express simple kindness to other grieving hearts. This helps all of us.
  • Part of grieving is learning to let go of what is no longer helpful.
  • I want to travel light and make a difference.
  • Letting go may not be what I thought. I can release what was and embrace what is,
  • one moment at a time.
  • I’ll keep breathing deeply, try to control less, and practice living in the present moment.
  • Losing you has sensitized me to the pain of other people.
  • Even while hurting, I can comfort others.
  • Now that I know grief, I can be part of the solution for other grieving hearts.
  • I will show up, listen, and love.
  • I will be patient with myself and remember that grief bursts can happen at any time,
  • even months or years down the road.
  • I will make the anniversary of your leaving count. It will be hard, but it can still be good.
  • Loss has taught me what’s important and how to live with more purpose and impact.
  • I’m grateful for this.
  • I will make your loss count. I will love and live life one interaction, one moment at a time

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