Affirmations for eating disorders

Affirmations for eating disorders

  • I like myself today. I am aware of possibilities for improvement, but I don’t want to be anyone else.
  • I cannot see the outcome of the journey, but I can take the next step.
  • I am healthy.
  • Today I can bring awareness to my self-talk and replace all the negative thoughts with positive thoughts as soon as they appear in my mind.
  • I can live creatively if I can accept my anxiety and am willing to experience butterflies in my stomach from time to time.
  • I will be patient, even in the midst of trouble.
  • I am a good age to be.
  • I am a responsible and trustworthy person.
  • I can only find out by trying.
  • I am creative.
  • There is a purpose and value to each day of my life.
  • I am humble.
  • I create opportunities.
  • I say clearly and wholeheartedly my yes and no.
  • I am strong and calm.
  • I trust my own process.
  • I am open.
  • I am creative and innovative.
  • I can find peace in myself.
  • I am able because I think I am able.
  • I will not label myself as my problem; I am not my eating disorder.
  • Today I know I have the right to be alive, happy, and full of joy.
  • I deserve love and respect as I am.
  • I have abundant energy.
  • I can become the person I want to be.
  • Today I am willing to assert my needs and feelings.
  • I accept and experience all of my feelings.
  • I am grateful for who I am.
  • I will never please everyone and that is ok.
  • I have given myself permission to be at one with the Universe.
  • Whatever I am thinking right now is how I am feeling. I turn to the positive and loving thoughts because I choose to feel good.
  • I will be gentle with myself if I get stuck.
  • People are glad to support me.
  • I will not be hard on myself today.
  • The more I love, the more that love is returned to me.
  • I give myself permission to begin again with whatever I am trying to learn.
  • I help others fulfill their goals.
  • I am not afraid of making mistakes.
  • I allow myself to enjoy every moment of every day.
  • I am naturally beautiful when I am myself.
  • I give myself respect and encouragement to grow as a kind and loving person.
  • I will persist until I succeed.
  • The past has NO power over me!
  • I am free.
  • Criticism locks me into the very pattern I am trying to change.
  • Courage unifies me.
  • I can speak up for myself.
  • One power we all have is the ability to redefine what we believe. I can learn to see things in a different way.
  • In my own unique way, I am a genius.
  • I love and approve of all of me — even those qualities I thought were not good enough.
  • I am capable of making healthy and positive decisions today.
  • I am in charge of my life.
  • I am ready to heal my heart … I am deserving of this.
  • I appreciate and am grateful for all the help I get along the way as I try to stay on course.
  • The question I ask myself is not IF I should recover, but HOW I should recover.
  • Recovery may seem hard, the alternative is worse.
  • I am willing to release all my fears.
  • I am lean, sexy and strong.
  • I choose life.
  • I can trust myself to deal with whatever comes along whether good or not so good.
  • I can go anywhere I want to go, one step at a time.
  • I let go of everything, which I no longer need.
  • I am generous with my creativity, myself and others.
  • I am willing to succeed.
  • I am clear and calm.
  • I do all I can every day to make a loving environment for all those around me, including myself.
  • I will surround myself with people who are affirming and encouraging.
  • I am open and willing today to take a step forward in a new direction.
  • Today I dare to openly express my need and find healthy ways to get them met.
  • Creativity is a blessing I accept.
  • I shift from a limiting mental state to a limitless mental state easily and consistently.
  • Taking the time to honor the needs of my body is taking the time to respect the needs of my soul.
  • I will give myself the care and attention I need.
  • I have ample time to relax and enjoy life.
  • I am careful to honor my schedule and responsibilities.
  • I am creating opportunity.
  • I am prosperous and happy.
  • I am safe and always feel protected.
  • I have the power to create joy by choosing what feels good for me.
  • I am desirable.
  • Today I am glad to be ME!
  • I need never go back again.
  • There is no limit to what I can accomplish if I know the direction I am going and am willing to make the effort.
  • It is often easier to know what to do than to do it. Today I will do those things that strengthen my recovery.
  • I have the freedom and power to create the life I desire.
  • I discard outmoded relationships including any relationship with myself that is no longer relevant to my improving life.
  • I can forgive.
  • I am open to receive and welcome love.
  • I forgive myself for all the hurts I have inflicted on myself.
  • Thoughts provoke action. I will think healthy thoughts to provoke healthier action.
  • I take timely right action and engage in correct conduct.
  • I share my goals.
  • Reward yourself often. When you accomplish a particular task. When you have gone through a grueling part of your healing process.
  • I am free to choose, and what I choose to do right now creates new memories. Today I choose to continue to do the very best. I let others help.
  • I will let myself receive the healing I need.
  • I am always in harmony with the Universe.
  • The more honest I am with those around me, the more love is returned to me.
  • I learn more about my value and inner life every day.
  • I am efficient and creative in my work.
  • I will not let others interfere with my steady resolve to live a full, useful, and productive day.
  • I am lovable.
  • I deserve to love and be loved.
  • It is ok to allow my feelings to be expressed and released.
  • It is safe for me to be powerful without my eating disorder.
  • I follow through.
  • My strength comes from forgiveness of those who hurt me.
  • I am okay.
  • I happily nourish my body and receive full satisfaction from moderate meals daily.
  • Today I will make an effort to take one small step toward reaching one of my goals.
  • I can handle anything that comes up today.
  • I can choose exactly what I want to do to change how I am feeling.
  • I can cope with change today without turning to or away from food.
  • I breathe, enjoy, am honest, listen, learn, ask for what I want, follow my bliss and my honor.
  • I am able to use my time wisely now to work or have fun.
  • It is healthier to express myself clearly and directly.
  • My friends and family love me. I am free to choose. Everything I am and everything I become is under my control.
  • I make amends as soon as possible.
  • I have unlimited choices in what I can think.
  • I let others in my life.
  • I DO make a difference.
  • I explore where my creativity and bliss lead me.
  • I am the power in my world. I get to have whatever I choose.
  • I am always connected with the Divine Love in the Universe.
  • Self-love is my birthright.
  • People are glad to be with me.
  • I will go about my life doing what I believe is right and hold fast to my beliefs.
  • I will take the time to honor and express my dreams.
  • When I am required to exhibit strength it comes.
  • I am open to the new hopes and dreams of today.
  • I refuse to let the negative tape of self-pity trap me.
  • Today I will take a long good look at the good things in my life.
  • If I wait patiently, always preparing myself, I will someday be at the place I want to be.
  • I am unique and loving, loved, and free.
  • I live in an endless sequence of now moments.
  • As I trust my feelings and act on them, I feel powerful and alive.
  • I release anger in harmless ways.
  • I succeed where I put my efforts.
  • I love and accept myself.
  • I love.
  • I am strong; I will succeed in whatever I choose to.
  • I know what I know.
  • I choose to create peace in my mind, my body and my world. All is well.
  • I am doing the best I can with the understanding, awareness and knowledge I have.
  • I make amends promptly with a steady presence.
  • I feel love for the joy of being alive!
  • I say yes only when I mean it.
  • I am worthy of love.
  • I am not finished growing, changing and evolving.
  • I can change my attitudes towards the past.
  • I am getting better and better in every way.
  • I am thriving. The best is here for me to call into existence now.
  • I am grateful to wake up in the morning alive and alert, free of the aftereffects of a binge.
  • Wherever possible I turn negatives into positives.
  • I am proud of myself for all I have accomplished, no matter how small or how great.
  • I say no when I feel it and mean it.
  • I appreciate, love, and respect my body. I will honor what it needs to grow emotionally and physically.
  • I am paid very well in money and respect.
  • I can love.
  • I tolerate my feelings, think, decide and then act or not act in the best interest of all concerned, caring for myself and my loved ones.
  • I create my good and my freedom with loving thoughts.
  • I am a forgiving and loving person.
  • I will seek out people who empower me. And during those times when they are not around, I will know that I can empower myself.
  • I am trustworthy, I can rely on myself.
  • I am doing better than I think.
  • Today I am willing to focus, push forward, and go the distance.
  • Many opportunities to make choices will arise today. I can be thoughtful and make choices that will lead to my greater wholeness.
  • If I let myself down by slipping into old habits, I can gently correct my course without feeling that I have failed.
  • I love my friends and family.
  • I accept only thoughts that support me and make me feel good.
  • Either I find a way, or I will make one.
  • I am responsible for my life and always maintain the power I need to be positive and have joy.
  • The more I love and respect myself, the more others will love and respect me.
  • The more things I plan to do, the more energy I will have.
  • I forgive everyone I believe has wronged me.
  • I am quick-witted.
  • I value myself today. I value everything about me.
  • My inner vision is always clear and focused.
  • I can create a new life for myself, today and everyday.
  • I no longer need to spend large blocks of time obsessing.
  • I am not the best or the worst. I am ME! And that is enough.
  • I accept other people’s way of using their personally developed healing and sustaining tools.
  • My size does NOT determine who I am.
  • The qualities I admire in others, I have in myself.
  • I am free to see life in a new way.
  • Timely right action and correct conduct are my only true protection.
  • Today I am willing to let go of all the negative tapes that I hear that block me from recovery.
  • I am falling in love with life.
  • Fears and doubts get smaller when I talk about them.
  • I can get out of my rut and discover what interests me.
  • I get adequate rest, exercise and nourishment.
  • I deserve to be healthy.
  • I am an honest person.
  • I am honest to myself and other people.
  • Doing my best is success.
  • If I enviously compare myself to others, I am bound to come up short.
  • When I feel too much stress, I will give myself a break and let my body start soaking up some healing energy.
  • I manage large and small sums of money well.
  • I am the only person who thinks in my mind. I am the power and authority in my world.
  • I stay on task: new tasks and old tasks.
  • I create my experiences by my thoughts and feelings.
  • I am going to be a wonderful success in all my undertakings today.
  • I am not at a dead end. I am reaching a new beginning.
  • I care for myself.
  • I feel lighter and better about myself when I do not procrastinate.
  • I keep my word to myself.
  • I can let go of shame.
  • I trust my inner being to lead me in the right path.
  • I will put a stop to any self-talk that does not make me feel good about myself.
  • I control my thoughts.
  • I am rooted in the soil of right action.
  • I am finding my way in this new world.
  • Never give up for that is just the time and place the tide will turn.
  • I honor my mind, my body and my spirit every day.
  • I can open myself to the hopes and dreams of today.
  • As I go about my day, I will trust all my decisions.
  • I know how to care for myself.
  • As I allow myself to feel my feelings, I heal them.
  • Today I am going to spend more time looking for all the positive things about myself.
  • My faith will keep me going through those moments in between steps.
  • I will no longer accept the unacceptable ways of living that do not work for me.
  • I welcome all my feelings knowing they guide me to my true self.
  • I cannot climb uphill by thinking downhill thoughts.
  • Many things are possible if I accept that the fastest way is 1 step at a time.
  • I can keep calm no matter what.
  • I trust in the process of life. I am always in the right place, doing the right things, at the right time. I love and approve of myself.
  • I attend to practical, concrete matters.
  • I am free to take the journey of a lifetime.
  • People in my life are present for our mutual learning.
  • Recovery requires action. I can actively change my behavior.
  • I am beautiful.
  • I delight in learning. I take classes and read books on subjects new to me.
  • I choose to make the best of what I am, I am brave, and I will survive.
  • I contain my feelings, and think about what I am feeling and doing.
  • Failure is not trying.
  • I ask for what I want.
  • I tolerate others’ anger and disappointment. I maintain the relationship and my course of action.
  • I can have urges. I may also choose not to act on them.
  • I am open to positive changes in my life today.
  • I use anxiety to create.
  • I am filled with the Love of the Universal Divine Truth.
  • I trust people to be here for me.
  • I trust that the waiting part of change is necessary. I trust my desire for change is the beginning of change.
  • I am smart.
  • I am capable of letting go of all the negativity that is standing in the way of me feeling good about myself.
  • I can learn how to be alone comfortably and creatively.
  • I believe life is worth living.
  • I am free to be myself.
  • I am temperate and courteous.
  • I am learning to trust my instincts and move away from unpleasant and stressful people, places and things.
  • I am creating a solid career that brings joy and satisfaction to me and the people I serve.
  • I share my dreams.
  • This is a new and wonderful day for me; there will never be another day like this one.
  • I will see myself doing all the things I would like to do.
  • I invite friends to join me in simple pleasures.
  • I am in charge. I am responsible for the direction of my boat.
  • I am attractive.
  • I contribute to the happiness of others.
  • I speak what I know from my heart.
  • One step at a time. That is how I will get to where I am going.
  • I honor my integrity and the integrity of others.
  • I know that one step at a time I am making progress today. I am grateful for my growth even if it is not always obvious.
  • I am willing to take positive and healthy action today and my life is getting better.
  • I nurture my inner child, love her and have allowed her to heal.
  • I have courage to go forward: to meet the new day, to handle whatever confronts me.
  • I cannot control or change others, but I can change myself.
  • Today I will do one small task that will contribute toward the achievement of my life goals.
  • I share my tasks.
  • I expect the best.
  • I am at peace with all those around me.
  • I stay on task.
  • I no longer stay in situations that bring me unhappiness and pain.
  • I am a worthwhile person and deserve food to give me energy.
  • I move beyond old limitations…
  • I turn knowledge into positive action.
  • Today I am breaking out of old patterns and rewriting old tapes.
  • I am powerful now and powerfully connected to myself.
  • I will dwell on the positive affirmations and things in my life and they will become my aspiration.
  • I am getting better and better every day.
  • Love is eternal and ever-lasting.
  • No person, place, thing, or thought has power over me.
  • I acknowledge all of my feelings because I am in touch with my feelings.
  • I am at one with the inner child in me.
  • I am at peace with the Universe.
  • Though no one can go back and make a new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new end.
  • I enjoy the colors, smells, and feel of life around me.
  • I am adult.
  • There are literally billions of thoughts I can choose to think.
  • I am willing to change. I love and approve of myself.
  • Through recognizing and acknowledging my blocks, I release and clear them.
  • Where I am at the moment is perfect. My past is my friend as I take the lessons that I can learn from it and say thank you.
  • I will be gentle with myself. I am not alone in my problem, my powerlessness, or my search for a solution.
  • I attract healthy, honest people into my life.
  • I follow my heart. I can trust it.
  • Courage grows as we use it.
  • I am responsible for my own actions and consequences.
  • Today I will seek out things that are fun to do.
  • I express anger in appropriate ways so that peace and harmony are balanced at all times.
  • I let others know my life.
  • I experience and express my emotions freely.
  • I believe I deserve love.
  • I hang onto my humor. I don’t ask for permission, I just do it. I make everything fun!
  • Understanding and respecting my limits, I can learn to say no to what might jeopardize my serenity and well-being.
  • I gain energy from doing those things I choose to do rather than what I feel I have to.
  • The rest unfolds as it is.
  • I am confident in the workings of my mind.
  • I think the thoughts that will produce happiness in this situation.
  • The only limitations I have are the ones I place on myself.
  • Choosing positive thoughts and making positive choices fill me with new strength, confidence and excitement.
  • I am in charge of my own journey.
  • I stand up for what I believe.
  • I will look for the beauty in every problem I have to solve.
  • Today I choose to do things that make me feel good about myself.
  • All of my feelings are valid.
  • I keep my word to others.
  • If I don’t fuel a bad mood by binge/purge/restrict, I have a better chance of getting over it quickly.
  • I take adequate action.
  • I offer what I know in terms people can understand.
  • I can allow myself to relax.
  • I am responsible for my own spiritual growth.
  • I follow up on my projects.
  • Maybe I am where I am today for a reason other than I thought. Maybe the first thing to do is cleanse my past and heal my heart.
  • Give yourself some relief.Take the pressure off.
  • I know when to let go and move on.
  • People are glad to accept me.
  • I am loving and accepting of others and this creates lasting friendships for me.
  • I find my learning.
  • To be upset over what I don’t have is to waste what I do have.
  • I am playful and competent.
  • I can choose to have a daily reprieve from self-destructive behavior.
  • I will not allow the fear of what if to ruin the joy of what is.
  • I enjoy excellent health.
  • My life is very important to me. I have the right to be happy.
  • I deserve only success.
  • I am not afraid of life. I believe that life is worth living and my belief helps create the fact.
  • Anger hurts more than the person I feel rage toward. I will let go and move on. Life is too valuable to get stuck.
  • I am free to be all can be.
  • I believe my deep knowing.
  • I trust the wisdom inside me.
  • I will begin taking better care of myself that I ever have before.
  • I am at peace with myself.
  • I am not in control of others, but I am in control of myself.
  • People are glad to give me what I need.
  • I accept others as they are.
  • Today I dare to look within to see what is keeping me stuck.
  • I am courageous and Independent.
  • People are glad to love me.
  • I have the power to heal.
  • I create my future in now moments.
  • It is ok to make mistakes.
  • My opinions are worthwhile and deserve to be heard.
  • I have no fear because everything will work out in the end.
  • I am surrounded with loving, caring people in my life.
  • It is safe for me to be alive.It is safe for me to be me. I am good enough as I am. I trust myself.
  • Forgiveness, tolerance and compassion. I move forward without hesitation.
  • When I fill my body with the good things I need – rest, proper nutrition, satisfying work, loving and caring, my effectiveness.
  • I will take the time to notice what’s right in me, in others, and in the world around me.
  • I am winning by doing this exercise.
  • I exult in the success of others.
  • I interact with new people.
  • I have provided a harmonious place for myself and those I love.
  • I can move away from self-defeating habits.
  • I can refuse to think certain thoughts. I can also refuse to think a negative thought about myself.
  • I can watch my negative thoughts and replace them with positive thoughts of love and compassion.
  • If a thought or belief does not serve me, I will let it go.

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