As someone who has struggled with anxiety and stress, I know firsthand how overwhelming it can be to feel like you’re constantly battling your own mind. That’s why I’ve compiled a list of 10 positive affirmations that have helped me overcome anxiety and stress, and I hope they can help you too.
1. “I am capable of handling anything that comes my way.”
Remind yourself that you are strong and capable of handling whatever challenges come your way. Trust in your abilities and know that you have the strength to overcome any obstacles.
2. “I am worthy of love and respect.”
It’s important to remember that you are deserving of love and respect, both from others and from yourself. Know that you are valuable and that your feelings and opinions matter.
3. “I choose to focus on the present moment.”
Anxiety often stems from worrying about the future or dwelling on the past. By choosing to focus on the present moment, you can calm your mind and reduce feelings of stress and anxiety.
4. “I am in control of my thoughts and emotions.”
While it may feel like anxiety and stress have taken over your mind, remember that you are ultimately in control of your thoughts and emotions. Take a deep breath and remind yourself that you have the power to change your mindset.
5. “I am grateful for all the good in my life.”
Gratitude is a powerful tool for reducing stress and anxiety. Take a moment to think about all the good things in your life, big and small, and focus on feeling thankful for them.
6. “I am worthy of self-care and relaxation.”
Self-care and relaxation are essential for managing anxiety and stress. Remind yourself that you are worthy of taking care of yourself and that it’s okay to prioritize your own needs.
7. “I trust in the universe to guide me.”
Sometimes it can feel like everything is out of our control, but trust that the universe has a plan for you. Let go of the need to control everything and trust that things will work out in the end.
8. “I am surrounded by love and support.”
It’s important to remember that you are not alone in your struggles. Whether it’s friends, family, or a therapist, know that there are people who care about you and want to support you.
9. “I am making progress every day.”
Recovery from anxiety and stress is a journey, and it’s important to acknowledge the progress you’re making. Celebrate even small victories and remind yourself that every day is a step forward.
10. “I am at peace with myself and my surroundings.”
Ultimately, the goal is to find peace within yourself and your surroundings. Repeat this affirmation to yourself when you’re feeling overwhelmed, and focus on finding ways to create a peaceful environment for yourself.
Remember that positive affirmations are just one tool for managing anxiety and stress and that it’s okay to seek additional support if needed. With time, patience, and a little bit of positivity, you can overcome anxiety and stress and live a fulfilling life.