Affirmations for stress and anxiety

Affirmations for stress and anxiety

  • I am a successful person.
  • I am confident in everything that I do.
  • I am doing the best I can.
  • I choose to be happy.
  • I am in perfect health.
  • I am resilient; I will get through this difficult time.
  • I believe in myself.
  • I accept myself.
  • I love myself.
  • I don’t judge myself.
  • I don’t compare myself to others.
  • I choose to feel calm.
  • I choose positive and nurturing thoughts.
  • I am right where I need to be.
  • I do the best that I can.
  • I forgive myself.
  • I release the past.
  • I look forward to a happy bright future.
  • I am safe.
  • I inhale the good and exhale the bad. (variations on this include… I inhale energy/light/health and I exhale negativity/darkness/illness. Often this affirmation can be used with meditation and certain yoga poses)
  • I am brave/I am strong.
  • I will be OK.
  • I am not my anxiety.
  • I am currently reducing my anxiety.
  • I focus my energy on my values, not my anxiety.
  • I have the strength to move beyond my anxiety.
  • I am in charge of my breathing.
  • I cultivate inner calm.
  • I appreciate the beauty around me.
  • I will survive. (I have survived my anxiety before. I will survive now)
  • I am curious about my triggers.
  • I am patient.
  • I take things one step at a time/I take things one day at a time.
  • I am present in this moment.
  • I am not in danger; I am just uncomfortable; this too will pass.
  • I do not deserve abuse.
  • I am a good and kind person.
  • I am talented and have many things to offer
  • I actively contribute to my healing.
  • I enjoy making others laugh.
  • I am an excellent listener.
  • I have many supportive friends who help me.
  • I liberate myself from this unhealthy relationship.
  • I am a loyal friend and partner.
  • I empathize with others.
  • Today, I will not stress things I cannot control.
  • I forgive myself for feeling anxious.
  • I am strong and I can get through this.
  • I’m taking positive steps to reduce my anxiety.
  • I release any doubts and fears.
  • I am not alone in my struggles.
  • I am separate from the voice of anxiety and stress.
  • My challenges will bring me amazing opportunities.
  • With each long exhalation, I invite peace and calm.
  • I know what I am doing.
  • I have the ability to solve every problem I face.
  • Fear is only a feeling; it can’t hold me back.
  • Mistakes are simply lessons to be learned and I know I am doing my best.
  • I have the power to stop this. I can say “stop.”
  • My anxiety does not control me.
  • I can take things one step at a time.
  • This is temporary.
  • Everything I need comes into my life at the right time.
  • I forgive myself for having a bad day.
  • I accept myself for who I am.
  • I am confident in myself and my abilities.
  • I am more than my anxiety.
  • I am not in any real danger.
  • I grow stronger each time I overcome anxiety.
  • When anxiety visits me, I can use my breathe to release it.
  • I am fierce, unafraid, and bold.
  • I am in control.
  • All I need is within me.
  • I have faith that everything will work out.
  • I choose to not take it personally.
  • Today, I will focus on progress, not perfection.
  • I only exist right now.
  • I have nothing to worry about.
  • I will focus on what makes me happy.
  • I am incredibly grateful for all my success.
  • I make good choices.
  • I release outdated beliefs, emotions, and thought patterns.
  • I am decisive in my actions, and I achieve success!
  • Rather than be afraid of what could go wrong, I am excited about what can go right.
  • My past has no control over the fabulous future I create today.
  • I have the power to accomplish anything I need today.
  • Today, I will not stress over things that I can’t control.
  • I believe in my potential and not my past experiences.
  • I will breathe and I will think of solutions.
  • It is easy for me to make healthy decisions.
  • I’m open and receptive to positive change.
  • There’s a solution for all my problems.
  • What’s not good for me won’t work out for me.
  • Whatever I do today is enough and so am I.
  • I make mistakes. It proves that I’m still human.
  • I face difficulty with courage and determination.
  • I am safe and sound. All is well.
  • I trust in my ability to provide for my family and their happiness.
  • I remain calm and centered, even when there is chaos around me.
  • I believe in my ability to overcome setbacks.
  • I refuse to give past events power over my present or future.
  • I am optimistic about the future.
  • I have the intelligence and the ability to get through this.
  • I look at things from multiple perspectives to see the big picture.
  • I seek a new way of thinking about this situation.
  • My intuition and wisdom guide me in the right direction.
  • Following my intuition and my heart keeps me safe and sound.
  • I know my wisdom guides me to the right decision.
  • My most important goal is to be at peace, regardless of the situation.
  • My answer is before me, as I look carefully at the details.
  • I believe in my ability to find and navigate the path that’s right for me.
  • I have faith in myself to make the best decision possible.
  • I have confidence in my decisions.
  • I make sound decisions.
  • I am a problem-solver and always find the best solution.

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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.

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