Affirmations for postpartum depression (29+)

Affirmations for postpartum depression

  • Don’t dwell, just do.
  • Don’t run, don’t fight. Go towards Anxiety, sit with it, then watch it go.
  • Even though I feel so bad, just getting through the day is proof of my strength. I can be proud of how much I have accomplished when I get through the day feeling this bad.
  • Find joy in the journey, not the destination.
  • Get comfortable being uncomfortable.
  • GIVE YOURSELF A BREAK
  • I accept and love me just as I am.
  • I am a strong and powerful spiritual being.
  • I am doing an amazing job
  • I am doing my best. I am good enough and I am worthy.
  • I am so thankful for my body – it made a miracle
  • I am strong
  • I am surrounded by love and so is my baby
  • I am the best Mum for my baby
  • I am the most important person in my baby’s world. How I feel matters and I choose to feel safe.
  • I am the vessel that was chosen to create a miracle by bringing a new life into this world. I am grateful that God loves me and chose me to experience this.
  • I can change. Change is good.
  • I can do this
  • I cannot expect too much from myself right now.
  • I care about my family
  • I do not have to lose my identity because I’m a mother. I’m allowed to reinvent myself as many times as I need to.
  • I fill my cup up first so that I may have more love to give.
  • I give thanks for this moment now. I gave birth. I am proud of this accomplishment.
  • I know that some of the pain I am feeling right now is part of the recovery process.
  • I love my baby
  • I love my body for all that it is and for all it has created
  • I may not understand all of the changes that are occurring right now but I will trust that everything is working out for my highest and best good.
  • I will feel like myself again.
  • I’m doing the best I can.
  • It is okay for me to have negative feelings. If I fight having these feelings, it might take longer to feel better.
  • It is okay to make mistakes.
  • It’s okay that not everyone understands what I am going through. I still have a real illness that is treatable, even if other people don’t know anything about PPD.
  • MUMMY, IT’S OK
  • My body produces all the nourishment my baby needs
  • My confidence as a mother grows stronger everyday
  • My old life was great. I am thankful for those times that have passed. Now I have been gifted a new life and I am looking forward to experiencing more joy, more love, and more growth.
  • Some of what I am feeling is just like what other mothers feel. Not all of my bad feelings are symptoms of PPD. All mothers of new babies feel tired, irritable, or stressed at times.
  • STOP COMPARING YOUR BABY TO OTHERS
  • STOP COMPARING YOURSELF TO OTHER MUMS
  • There is no need to fixate on the past or worry about the future. Nothing else exists except right now.
  • There will be good days and bad days.
  • This is going to take a long time, whether or not I try to speed it up. I must take one day at a time.
  • Today, when I am feeling bad, I know that I will not feel bad all of the time. This is just a bad day. I will get through this day the best I can. I will try to rest. I will pamper myself a bit. I will treat myself well because I deserve it. And I will wait this out.
  • YOU ARE A GOOD MUM
  • YOU ARE NOT A FAILURE
  • You are not a failure, you didn’t do anything wrong, you haven’t let anyone down.
  • YOU ARE NOT ALONE
  • You are not Anxiety. Anxiety does not define you. It is only extra adrenaline and you are managing it.
  • You are still living, even with these fears and anxious thoughts. You are still able to enjoy things. You can live alongside this feeling for now.
  • You control your thoughts, therefore you control how you feel. You have the power to heal yourself.
  • YOU WILL GET BETTER
  • You will recover and you will be stronger than ever when you do.

Side Note: I have tried and tested various products and services to help with my anxiety and depression. See my top recommendations here, as well as a full list of all products and services our team has tested for various mental health conditions and general wellness.

Other affirmations you may be interested in

Affirmations for promotion

Research Resources

Manifestations are sometimes viewed as pseudoscience but there is some interesting research that does at least give you some reason to believe otherwise.   See here, here, and here.

Was this post helpful?

[Sassy_Social_Share type="standard"]