Affirmations for recovery (45+)

Affirmations for recovery

  • You are capable of achieving anything.
  • You are getting better every day.
  • You are inspiring.
  • You are worth it.
  • You are strong enough to get through this.
  • I believe in you.
  • Today is going to be a good day.
  • You are loved and appreciated.
  • You are stronger than your temptation.
  • I’m proud of you.
  • You are surrounded by people who love you.
  • You are not your mistakes.
  • You matter.
  • You can do anything you put your mind to.
  • You are brave.
  • You have the courage to move forward.
  • You have a purpose.
  • You are in charge of what happens next.
  • I have so much faith in you.
  • I know you can overcome this.
  • No challenge is too great for you to handle.
  • I am by your side every step of the way.
  • You are worthy of happiness.
  • I love you unconditionally.
  • You deserve to succeed.
  • I am not a burden when I ask for support.
  • My body deserves my love.
  • My body needs me to nourish it so that I can live a happy life.
  • It’s okay for me to love myself!
  • I am enough, just the way that I am.
  • I respect my body, and I’m going to give it the nourishment that it needs from me.
  • My body is my home, and I’m going to take care of it.
  • Food is not the enemy. It is nurturing and healing.
  • The voice of my ED does not represent how I feel about myself.
  • I will not listen to the negative thoughts. I CAN beat this.
  • I am strong, fierce and brave.
  • I have everything that I need to take care of myself inside of me.
  • A goal weight is an irrelevant number, and doesn’t speak of my health.
  • I do  not compare myself to others. We are all unique.
  • I am my own best friend, and I’ll be the best friend that I can be to myself.
  • It’s okay for me to feel down sometimes. This doesn’t mean that I can’t get back up.
  • I am worthy of love from myself and from others.
  • It’s up to me to define my own beauty.
  • Relapses and negative thoughts are just minor setbacks, not failures.
  • I eat for energy and nourishment.
  • I want to be a positive and happy person.
  • My body gives me so much, and keeps me alive.
  • Balance is important, and I will respect my body by giving it balance.
  • My health is an investment in my life.
  • I feel amazing when I’m happy and healthy.
  • I deserve not to obsess about food and weight.
  • My worth comes from inside of me, and I am inherently worthy.
  • I am not afraid of making mistakes.
  • I will not punish myself for making mistakes or feeling down.
  • I am learning and growing and loving myself more, every single day.
  • I am in recovery.
  • I am recovering successfully.
  • I am healing myself, one day at a time.
  • I am capable of getting and staying sober.
  • I deserve to be happy.
  • I make smart, healthy choices in my life.
  • I make choices that are beneficial for me and that serve my highest good.
  • I am strong enough to recover.
  • I believe in my ability to recover.
  • I am proud of myself and my recovery.
  • I have the resilience, resourcefulness and inner strength I need to heal myself.
  • I am undergoing a powerful, radical healing transformation.
  • I am creating peace within myself and in my life, every day.
  • I prioritize the habits, routines, lifestyles, and relationships that support my sobriety.
  • I am strong enough to prioritize my sobriety.
  • As I declutter my life, I open up space to receive the support and comfort that I need.
  • As I let go of what is insignificant to me, I am better able to enjoy those things that are important to me.
  • Before I accept any new commitments, I release one that demands equivalent time and energy.
  • I accept my progress as proceeding in my Higher Power’s time.
  • I acknowledge and celebrate all my victories, small and large.
  • I affirm abundance and prosperity, thus releasing my need to hoard and control things.
  • I allocate space and time for each item that I have or bring into my home and life.
  • I allot more time than I need for a task or trip, allowing a comfortable margin for the unexpected.
  • I am entitled to surroundings of beauty, harmony, order, and serenity.
  • I am ready, willing, and able to change my relationship with clutter.
  • I create at least one clutter-free zone or room in which I keep only items I use and love.
  • I actively participate in my own life.
  • I gratefully accept “what is,” rather than demanding that people, places, and things be my way.
  • I guard my integrity by principles, not yielding to external pressure.
  • I live in a clutter-free environment: physically, emotionally, mentally, and spiritually.
  • I lovingly release those items that are no longer useful, trusting that whatever I need will be provided.
  • I participate with my clutter by putting my attention and action on it in the present moment.
  • I schedule quiet time for communing with my Higher Power.
  • I set reasonable goals, remembering that my first priority is my well-being.
  • I trust my ability to make the best decisions regarding my belongings, purchases, and commitments.
  • I trust myself to know what is important vs. unimportant, sufficient vs. excessive, or necessary vs. inconsequential.
  • People and relationships are more important than my lifeless possessions.
  • Time is a precious gift, so I use it wisely.
  • With every item I release, I create space in my life for more joy and energy, as well as new insights and experiences, to come in.
  • With the help of my Higher Power, I take responsibility for manifesting my desires, wants, and dreams
  • I am accepting of others and   myself.
  • I am confident!
  • I am flexible, friendly, and fulfilled.
  • I am self-affirming.
  • I experience joy.
  • I am a spirited and spiritual person.
  • I feel blessed to have many opportunities in my life.
  • Today, I choose happiness.
  • I know a new sense of belonging.
  • I am grateful for what I have and who I am.
  • I have the support of caring people.
  • I am a good listener and friend.
  • I let go of my judgment of others.
  • Today, I love myself.
  • I’m a Higher Powered person.
  • I let go and let God.
  • My heart is open.
  • I am open, honest and willing.
  • I am restored to sanity.
  • I am open to God’s will for me.
  • I am grateful for my life, each and every day.
  • I have good friends.
  • I am physically and emotionally healthy.
  • I have fun in my life!
  • My relationships are with equal partners.
  • I am able to express my feelings openly, directly, and calmly.
  • I trust my ability to make effective decisions.
  • I am able to establish and uphold healthy boundaries.
  • I am rooted in my own values.
  • I recognize my good qualities.
  • My sexuality is grounded in genuine intimacy and connection.
  • I develop relationships with others based on equality, intimacy, and balance.
  • I express feelings of love and appreciation to my spouse, partner, friends and family members.
  • I accept the imperfection in humans.
  • My friends, sponsor and Higher Power are there for me.

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