Do you ever feel anxious? Stressed? Worried about the future? If so, you’re not alone. Millions of people around the world suffer from anxiety on a daily basis. But did you know that there are things you can do to help calm your nerves and improve your life? One of those things is using affirmations.
In this blog post, we will discuss what affirmations are, how they work, and 20 affirmations specifically designed to calm anxiety and improve your life!
How can affirmations calm anxiety?
Affirmations are positive statements that you can say to yourself in order to challenge negative or harmful thoughts. They help to reframe the way we think about ourselves and the world around us.
Useful tips for using affirmations:
Try writing out your affirmations on index cards or paper, and carry them with you throughout the day to read when needed.
Say your affirmations out loud, in the present tense, with confidence.
Focus on one affirmation at a time, and really let it sink in before moving on to the next one.
Use affirmations as part of your daily meditation or relaxation practice.
Affirmations to calm Anxiety
Now that we know what affirmations are and how they can help us, let’s take a look at 20 specific affirmations that can calm anxiety and improve your life:
“I am friendly.”
“I am safe.”
“I am loved.”
“Everything is going to be alright”
“I am valuable.”
“I am not alone.”
“I can handle whatever comes my way.”
“I am capable of great things.”
“I am worthy of happiness and love.”
“I am strong.”
“I choose peace over anxiety.”
“I trust myself and my decisions.”
“Today, I choose to focus on the positive.”
“I am in control of my life.”
“I belong here.”
“I am allowed to make mistakes and be imperfect.”
“I am good enough exactly as I am.”
“I love and accept myself unconditionally.”
I am grateful for what I have in this moment.
If you’re feeling anxious, stressed, or down, I hope that one (or all!) of these affirmations resonate with you. Just remember, you are not alone in how you’re feeling. But by using affirmations, we can challenge our negative thoughts and reframe the way we see ourselves and the world around us. Give it a try and see how you feel!