Affirmations for overcoming shame (68+)

Affirmations for overcoming shame

  • I am working my recovery.
  • I am an imperfect yet worthwhile person.
  • I have value and worth.
  • I can love myself and accept my past.
  • I am a worthwhile person, exactly as God intended me to be.
  • I am finding my integrity one day at a time.
  • I am worthy of love and acceptance, exactly as I am.
  • Today, I choose to live in the moment.
  • My past actions do not define me in the present.
  • I am able to give and receive love.
  • I respect the boundaries of others.
  • I am recovering with the help of others.
  • I have done bad things, but I am not a bad person.
  • It is OK for me to talk to others about what I am thinking and feeling.
  • I am letting go of my shame.
  • I am fully present today.
  • I can heal and forgive myself for the harms I have caused.
  • I am a better person today than I was yesterday.
  • I am able to ask for and accept help when I need it, without feeling ashamed.
  • Today, I choose to reach out to others before I act out in my addiction.
  • I have compassion for myself and for others.
  • I am happy living my life one day at a time.
  • I am striving for progress, not perfection.
  • I am living a better life today than yesterday.
  • I am making positive changes in my life, one step at a time.
  • Today, my heart is clean.
  • I am fearlessly and rigorously honest in all aspects of life.
  • Outward failures are learning opportunities. They no longer dishearten me.
  • I am living a life of integrity.
  • Today, I am living my values.
  • Negative feelings are just feelings. They don’t last.
  • I honor who I am.
  • I am worth loving. There is love all around me.
  • I am recovering and healing, one day at a time.
  • I am enough.
  • I am the right person, in the right place, at the right time.
  • Today, I choose to be myself, and to be happy with who I am.
  • I believe in myself and my abilities.
  • Today, I will do small things with great love.
  • My sobriety is a journey, not a destination. Today I will enjoy the journey.
  • My recovery works when I work it.
  • I am worth the effort of recovery.
  • I am responsible for the effort, not the outcome.
  • Today, I am stronger than my addiction.
  • I like myself.
  • Happiness is within me.
  • My life belongs to me, not my addiction.
  • I appreciate and cherish the true me more and more each day.
  • I am a happy, peaceful person.
  • I am a strong person with healthy habits.
  • I am capable of healthy relationships with others.
  • My spirit is healing.
  • Today, I am walking the right path.
  • I am living as God intended.
  • All of my problems have a solution.
  • I am proud of myself.
  • I deserve to be sober and to heal.
  • I can and I will.
  • Today, I have a choice. And the choice I make is sobriety.
  • When troubled, I can stop, breathe, and reach out for help.
  • I clear and release any and all ways I am holding on to shame!
  • I clear and release all my conscious or unconscious thoughts and feelings of shame!
  • I release any and all deep rooted shame!
  • I clear all the ways I am consumed with shame!
  • I release all my embodied shame!
  • I release all this hardened shame!
  • I clear all the ways I allow conscious and unconscious shame to direct my life!
  • I clear all the ways I dwell in shame!
  • I clear all the ways shame is affecting my body and my life!
  • I release all the emotional shocks and traumas which have resulted in this shame!
  • I release all the betrayals which have resulted in shame!
  • I release all my unexpressed and unresolved shame!
  • I clear all the ways I feel shame about my shame!
  • I clear all the ways I try to suppress my shame!
  • I clear all the ways I am holding shame in my body!
  • I clear all the ways this shame is toxic to my body!
  • I clear all the ways I am wounding myself with my shame!
  • I clear all the ways I am still holding on to all of this shame even though I know it helps no one!
  • I release all this bottled up shame and pain!
  • I clear all the ways parts of me refuse to let go of this shame!
  • I clear all the ways I fear letting go of my shame!
  • I clear all the ways I resist letting go of my shame!
  • I clear all the ways my shame is justified!
  • I clear all the ways I have to hold on to my shame!
  • I clear all the ways I wouldn’t be safe if I let my shame go!
  • I clear all the ways letting go of my shame would make what I did okay!
  • I clear all the ways I believe my shame is helping those I hurt!
  • I clear all the ways my shame is harming my health!
  • I clear all the ways I am holding on to the poison of shame!
  • I clear, heal and release any and all shame and aspects of shame that I have been holding in my mind, body and energy field!
  • It is time to release all this shame!
  • I allow the energy of shame to flow out of my body now!
  • I allow myself to soften and relax!
  • I am compassionate with myself!
  • I give myself the gift of forgiveness!
  • I allow the energy of peace to flow through my mind, body and energy field!
  • I choose to be calm and serene!
  • I choose to free myself from all thoughts and feelings of shame or regret!
  • I forgive myself!
  • I deserve to be free from shame, I was doing the best I could!
  • I am calm and centred!
  • I forgive others!
  • I embrace the energy of forgiveness and compassion!
  • I am peace.
  • I am love.
  • All is well.

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