Affirmations to live by

Affirmations to Live By

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Positive Affirmations to live by

Affirmations are statements or commands spoken either negatively or positively, the most popular use of ‘spoken affirmations’ are positive. They are spoken willfully and deliberately in order to help in the changing of some aspect of your life.

A number of years ago after leaving my work of 13 years, I became very discouraged and lost my self-confidence and joy.

I wrote out some of my own personal affirmations and began using them every day, it wasn’t long before I became more excited about life and more encouraged about what the future held for me.

Speaking from my own personal experiences, daily positive affirmations certainly helped me change my life and they can do the same for you as well.

Powerful Positive Affirmations

Please understand, if you repeat your affirmations without emotion or without believing them, you are in actual effect affirming the opposite.

Because of this, many people find that their situation worsens when using affirmations. It is very important to resist the temptation to think of the affirmation as not being true.

By accepting, believing and acting as if the positive affirmation has already been achieved, you will begin to ‘retrain’ your subconscious mind to think positively; incorrect beliefs will slowly be replaced by the new affirmed statement or command.

As you do this repeatedly you will ultimately begin to consciously create the life you are dreaming of.

Daily positive affirmations can impact your life by creating more enthusiasm, vitality, motivation and a strong sense of well-being.

You can find many pre-written affirmations on the internet, but it’s better to write your own, because no one knows YOU better than YOU.

So let’s go ahead and create some Positive affirmations.
Most affirmations are directed at YOU and are normally opposite to what you might believe, for example…

NEGATIVE belief: “I am NOT a confident person” Affirmation in the – POSITIVE: “I AM a confident person”
NEGATIVE belief: “I am NOT capable” Affirmation in the – POSITIVE: “I am ABLE to DO anything”
NEGATIVE belief: “It’s IMPOSSIBLE to change” Affirmation in the – POSITIVE: “ALL things are POSSIBLE to those who believe”

You get the idea. Now go ahead and write some of your own positive affirmations, you might begin with something like this…”I am a successful person because I have the WILL TO WIN”, “I am healthy and wealthy because I am a DISCIPLINED person”


You may have used affirmations before only to be disappointed by the fact they didn’t work, as I said earlier, you must say your affirmations with EMOTION and the FEELING deep within yourself that they have already manifested in your internal reality.

You can use your affirmations in conjunction with ‘Brain entrainment” programs, such has binaural beats and Isochronic tones to bring about MAXIMUM IMPACT!

Here is a Sample List of Positive Affirmations

“I feel good about myself and about everybody around me.”
“I love myself unconditionally.”
“I am a loving, forgiving, gentle and kind person.”
“I understand that change is inevitable. I welcome change and adapt myself to change.”
“I am healthy, happy, wise and free”
“I can do it.”
“I am healthy wealthy and successful.”
“The past has gone; I chose to live only in the present”
“I choose to release all past hurts and disappointments and live only in the present.”

Self Esteem Affirmations

“I love and accept myself unconditionally.”
“I feel great about myself.”
“I am a loved and respected person.”
“I am full of wisdom.”
“I can do all things.”
“I am a unique and special person, created in God’s image.”
“It doesn’t matter what people say, only what I believe.”
“I have a high self esteem and I respect myself.”
“I deserve all that is good in life.”
“I choose to reject a victim mentality.”
“I am master of my own life.”
“I am solution minded and see only opportunities in life.”
“My mind is full of gratitude and thanks.”
“My mind is filled with, loving, healthy, prosperous thoughts.”

Life Purpose Affirmations

“All the answers I need come to me as I need them.”
“I enjoy my work and am passionate about what I do.”
“I have clear focus and vision of my life’s purpose.”
“I have all my needs met each and every day.”
“I choose to be open-minded and so learn more about life.”
“I am receiving all the good in my life right now at this very moment.”

These are just a few positive affirmations that you are welcome to use in creating your dream life. Keep in mind, it normally takes twenty one (21) days for anything in your life to become programmed into the subconscious area of your mind, and thus becoming a habit.

The more you repeat your affirmation, the more you’ll begin to experience a difference in the way you feel, the way you think and the way you respond within a week or so.

Don’t give-up; just keep doing your daily affirmations with lots of emotion and feeling.
While doing your affirmations, see it, feel the emotion, hear the sounds and experience the feelings within, just as if you had already achieved it!

You can download a lovely PDF “Short Guide to Affirmations” should you need some help in getting started.

About the Author

Mark Csabai

Mark is a certified NLP practitioner and Life Coach in Bloemfontein, South Africa. He works with clients worldwide, helping them achieve more, manage stress, build self-worth, and increase confidence to help maintain a better life-balance.