Studies show that affirmations contribute to our well-being in tangible ways. Dig in to a year’s worth of positive self-talk from Louise Hay, Caroline Myss, Eckhart Tolle, Shakti Gawain, Marianne Williamson, S&H readers, and more.
PURPOSE: Affirmations to call forth your highest self.
By being calm and aware, I know intuitively the right thing to do, moment to moment.
The more I focus my mind upon the good, the more good comes to me.—Louise Hay
My inner guidance is there for me to call on anytime I need or want extra clarity, wisdom, knowledge, support, creative inspiration, love, or companionship.—Shakti Gawain
Don’t ask to understand the secrets of the universe but simply to know what this moment means.—Caroline Myss and Peter Occhiogrosso
If you have found your truth within yourself there is nothing more in this whole existence to find.—Osho Zen
When the compulsive striving away from The Now ceases, the joy of being flows into everything you do.—Eckhart Tolle
Now is the time to envision your life the way you want it to be and to take action in that direction.—Doreen Virtue and Radleigh Valentine
Your spiritual unfoldment is occurring at all times whether or not you are aware of it.—Steven D. Farmer
Every moment there is a possibility to be total. Whatsoever you are doing, be absorbed in it so utterly that the mind thinks nothing, is just there, is just a presence.—Osho Zen
Be at peace as you enter the waters of deep change and initiation.—Isha Lerner and Mark Lerner
I am creating financial security through the use of my talents.—Marianne Mitchell
I am open and receptive to blissful, knock-my-socks off miracles in every area of my life.—Emmanuel Dagher, reader
Luminous and productive energy flows through me.—Marianne Mitchell
I open my heart to receive the highest power available to me. I trust I am being led to where I need to be.—Pat Tovo, reader
Your life is perfect as it is, if you live it with your heart wide open.—Marianne Williamson
I am the person I was meant to become.
The world is a better place because of what I create.
Everything I do is an opportunity to be completely present.
The smallest action can make a difference. My life is important. I can change the world just by being here, right now.
I am relaxed. I feel the energy and current of the universe. I don’t need to ask questions, because I know what I am meant to do.
Feeling will get you closer to the truth of who are you than thinking.—Eckhart Tolle
I use my intuition and intelligence to guide me at all times. — Pamela Wells
When I allow myself to be guided, it doesn’t mean that I won’t make mistakes or have failures. I am willing to let things go that aren’t working and pursue what is working.—Shakti Gawain
I am neither too little nor too much, and I do not have to prove myself to anyone. I am okay as I am.—Louise Hay
I change my life by transforming myself.—Amy Zerner and Monte Faber
HEALTH: Positive self-talk for your mind and body.
Perfect health is my divine right, and I claim it now.—Louise Hay
Before you can heal others, you first have to heal yourself.—Caroline Myss and Peter Occhiogrosso
I listen to my body and pay attention to what it is telling me.
I create my own beauty. I take care of my body, outside and in. I feel and look my best.
When your mind is busy with fearful or negative thoughts, say directly to those thoughts, “You are not invited to my party!”—Nancy Balestrini, reader
My inner dialogue is kind and loving. My thoughts create only good experiences.—Louise Hay
Sleep is sacred. I show my love for my body by giving it the rest it needs. I sleep deeply.
The divine dwells within you and desires that you heal.—Caroline Myss and Peter Occhiogrosso
My home is a clean, warm, and happy place that supports my well-being.
Observe how the mind labels an unpleasant moment and how this labeling process, this continuous sitting in judgment, creates pain and unhappiness.—Eckhart Tolle
I know my truth. I can speak from my heart. I feel my center and can move through my daily life with ease.—Jordan Hoffman
If you feel a void in your life fill it in healthy ways.—Doreen Virtue and Radleigh Valentine
The moment you start seeing life as nonserious, a playfulness, all the burden on your heart disappears.—Osho Zen
I am happy and grateful that my body is healthy and whole and strong.—Mary Sheehan Larrick, reader
A time for rest or more tranquil surroundings may enhance the quality of your life.— Isha Lerner and Mark Lerner
I surrender my ego and no longer let fear rule my life. I have love, faith, and hope.—Pamela Wells
A golden aura of divine protection surrounds you.—Isha Lerner and Mark Lerner
Thank you, Mother Earth, for unconditionally holding me up through my bones, so that I can fully relax all of my muscles when I’m at rest.—Sharon McCarthy, reader
I love my scars. They tell my life story and remind me of what I have survived. They show my resiliency.
I honor my body by making healthy choices. I nourish it with wholesome, natural food. I choose to be healthy and feel good.
I pay attention to my food and think about how it will make me feel. I stop when I am full. I eat mindfully.
It feels good to move my body. Every muscle and cell works in harmony. I am graceful and strong.
I live my life free of fear. I am adventurous and engage with the world.
I am organized. I am mindful of where I put my possessions. I let go of things I don’t need.
The mind is very powerful. You must infuse it with kind and loving thoughts.— Isha Lerner and Mark Lerner
RELATIONSHIPS: Affirmations for a sense of peace—with your loved ones, and within yourself.
I have always been worth loving; I just did not know it before. I love and accept myself now.—Louise Hay
Peace: within our world, within our country, within our community, within our family, and within ourselves.—Melinda Faecke Crocker, reader
I am in charge of my own happiness and responsible for filling my own needs.
I make myself vulnerable and share my stories with those who have earned my trust.
God knows me better than I know myself, and he still loves me unconditionally.—Brenda Brassington Driggs, reader
I visualize myself feeling, trusting, and following my own energy. I am completely true to myself, alive and empowered, fully and freely creative. —Shakti Gawain
That which I create in the world returns to me.—Pamela Wells
My child is her own being. I am a good parent who has raised a unique, capable person.
I do not take things personally.—Amy Zerner and Monte Faber
I am a generous lover. I honor my body and connect with my partner through touch. I am worthy of having great sex.
I choose to have trustworthy people in my life. I’m not afraid to set boundaries to protect myself.
I am grown-up and comfortable enough to ask for what I want in positive ways.—Louise Hay
Forgiveness is a powerful healer. Don’t hold on to the energy of past disappointments or conflict.—Doreen Virtue and Radleigh Valentine
Every circumstance is a chance for you to practice being the person you truly want to be.—Marianne Williamson
I love and approve of myself.—Caroline Campbell Mistry, reader
True compassion requires not only the feeling of warmth that emanates when you are in touch with your heart center but acts of kindness, even if this simply means being a fully attentive listener.—Steven D. Farmer
Everyone has an interesting story. If you cultivate the habit of asking about it, your life will be much richer.—Marianne Williamson
I am calm. I keep my stability even when the people around me are out of control. I am balanced, and so my relationships are balanced.
I let go of hurt and anger.—Amy Zerner and Monte Farber
Being alone feels comfortable. I am happy in my own company. I use my time alone to reflect and recharge.
My spouse and I know each other better than anyone. We take care of each other to make a strong family. Our marriage is something worth celebrating.
I choose to be with someone who loves me for who I am.
I am surrounded by people who love and support me, and I love and support myself.
I respect myself and know that my opinion and voice matter. I communicate my feelings and needs in healthy, respectful ways.
The people close to me know I care about them. My love is enough. I trust them to manage their own lives.