30 Self-Affirmations You Need to Try Now (And Why)

30 Self-Affirmations You Need to Try Now And Why

The sun rose a little too early, your coffee was cold by the time you got a chance to drink it, your children just won’t cooperate, you went to bed angry… Hundreds of little things have the potential to ruin your morning if you have not trained yourself to look at the positives in your life instead of the negatives.

Understanding the Negatives

It’s no surprise that it’s easier to wallow in the negatives than it is to notice the positives of life. While research shows that there is a beneficial reason we tend to focus on the negatives instead of the positives, it’s important not to become overwhelmed by the bad and lose sight of the good. Some days, however, can seem to lack anything that makes us smile. When that happens, it’s important to remember that our happiness does not come from our circumstances, but from our relationship with God. One of the gifts that God has given us is the ability to look on the bright side of things, even when there seems to be an overwhelming wave of darkness surrounding us.

How to Look at the Positives

One of the simplest and most impactful ways we can start to focus on the good in our lives is by practicing daily self-affirmations. These positive affirmations have been proven to boost self-esteem and reduce stress. At first you might feel goofy looking at yourself in the mirror and telling yourself you are worthy, but like most things in life, it requires practice (and, of course, some grit and grace).

Here Are 30 Self-Affirmations to Get You Started:

  1. Anything I put my mind to, I can do
  2. I am beautiful
  3. I am blessed
  4. Success is always in my reach
  5. The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want
  6. Yesterday is the past; I am in control of today
  7. Each day is a chapter and God is the author
  8. Positivity is a mindset
  9. I am in control of my actions, not my circumstances
  10. I will always look on the bright side
  11. I am enough
  12. My skills are important

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  13. I am important
  14. Put your best foot forward today
  15. Self-love is important and necessary
  16. My star shines bright
  17. I am God’s precious child
  18. I am safe in the arms of God
  19. There is nothing I cannot overcome
  20. A smile is the best accessory to wear today
  21. Failure is a stepping-stone to success
  22. The Lord will give me strength today
  23. I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me
  24. I don’t need to change the world to make a difference
  25. One small act of kindness can change the world
  26. Keep an open mind to everything that happens today
  27. I can and I will
  28. Do not worry about tomorrow
  29. I do not have to be perfect to be worthy
  30. Happiness is found in Christ

Getting Positive and Staying There

The most important thing about daily self-affirmations is that they are just that, daily. Positivity and happiness are things we have to remind ourselves of and work towards every day. God granted us with the ability to look past the difficulties of life and into our glorious future in His Kingdom. Tailor your self-affirmations to fit your needs, look in the mirror, and smile knowing that no matter what life throws at you, you are God’s precious child.

Genesis 28:15 – I am with you and will watch over you wherever you go, and I will bring you back to this land. I will not leave you until I have done what I have promised you.

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