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Here is 1 full year of Affirmations - pick one a day. this should be our resolution ... even in recover or if we're struggling it's important to remind ourselves of these things. We are worth a moment every morning to give our minds and spirits a boost with a gentle reminder.
Choose one affirmation per day.
Read it out loud every morning three times.
One Full Year of Affirmations
I like myself today. I am aware of possibilities for improvement, but I don't want to be anyone else.
I cannot see the outcome of the journey, but I can take the next step.
I am healthy.
Today I can bring awareness to my self-talk and replace all the negative thoughts with positive thoughts as soon as they appear in my mind.
I can live creatively if I can accept my anxiety and am willing to experience butterflies in my stomach from time to time.
I will be patient, even in the midst of trouble.
I am a good age to be.
I am a responsible and trustworthy person.
I can only find out by trying.
I am creative.
There is a purpose and value to each day of my life.
I am humble.
I create opportunities.
I say clearly and wholeheartedly my yes and no.
I am strong and calm.
I trust my own process.
I am open.
I am creative and innovative.
I can find peace in myself.
I am able because I think I am able.
I will not label myself as my problem; I am not my eating disorder.
Today I know I have the right to be alive, happy, and full of joy.
I deserve love and respect as I am.
I have abundant energy.
I can become the person I want to be.
Today I am willing to assert my needs and feelings.
I accept and experience all of my feelings.
I am grateful for who I am.
I will never please everyone and that is ok.
I have given myself permission to be at one with the Universe.
Whatever I am thinking right now is how I am feeling. I turn to the positive and loving thoughts because I choose to feel good.
I will be gentle with myself if I get stuck.
People are glad to support me.
I will not be hard on myself today.
The more I love, the more that love is returned to me.
I give myself permission to begin again with whatever I am trying to learn.
I help others fulfill their goals.
I am not afraid of making mistakes.
I allow myself to enjoy every moment of every day.
I am naturally beautiful when I am myself.
I give myself respect and encouragement to grow as a kind and loving person.
I will persist until I succeed.
The past has NO power over me!
I am free.
Criticism locks me into the very pattern I am trying to change.
Courage unifies me.
I can speak up for myself.
One power we all have is the ability to redefine what we believe. I can learn to see things in a different way.
In my own unique way, I am a genius.
I love and approve of all of me -- even those qualities I thought were not good enough.
I am capable of making healthy and positive decisions today.
I am in charge of my life.
I am ready to heal my heart ... I am deserving of this.
I appreciate and am grateful for all the help I get along the way as I try to stay on course.
The question I ask myself is not IF I should recover, but HOW I should recover.
Recovery may seem hard, the alternative is worse.
I am willing to release all my fears.
I am lean, sexy and strong.
I choose life.
I can trust myself to deal with whatever comes along whether good or not so good.
I can go anywhere I want to go, one step at a time.
I let go of everything, which I no longer need.
I am generous with my creativity, myself and others.
I am willing to succeed.
I am clear and calm.
I do all I can every day to make a loving environment for all those around me, including myself.
I will surround myself with people who are affirming and encouraging.
I am open and willing today to take a step forward in a new direction.
Today I dare to openly express my need and find healthy ways to get them met.
Creativity is a blessing I accept.
I shift from a limiting mental state to a limitless mental state easily and consistently.
Taking the time to honor the needs of my body is taking the time to respect the needs of my soul.
I will give myself the care and attention I need.
I have ample time to relax and enjoy life.
I am careful to honor my schedule and responsibilities.
I am creating opportunity.
I am prosperous and happy.
I am safe and always feel protected.
I have the power to create joy by choosing what feels good for me.
I am desirable.
Today I am glad to be ME!
I need never go back again.
There is no limit to what I can accomplish if I know the direction I am going and am willing to make the effort.
It is often easier to know what to do than to do it. Today I will do those things that strengthen my recovery.
I have the freedom and power to create the life I desire.
I discard outmoded relationships including any relationship with myself that is no longer relevant to my improving life.
I can forgive.
I am open to receive and welcome love.
I forgive myself for all the hurts I have inflicted on myself.
Thoughts provoke action. I will think healthy thoughts to provoke healthier action.
I take timely right action and engage in correct conduct.
I share my goals.
Reward yourself often. When you accomplish a particular task. When you have gone through a grueling part of your healing process.
I am free to choose, and what I choose to do right now creates new memories. Today I choose to continue to do the very best.
I let others help.
I will let myself receive the healing I need.
I am always in harmony with the Universe.
The more honest I am with those around me, the more love is returned to me.
I learn more about my value and inner life every day.
I am efficient and creative in my work.
I will not let others interfere with my steady resolve to live a full, useful, and productive day.
I am lovable.
I deserve to love and be loved.
It is ok to allow my feelings to be expressed and released.
It is safe for me to be powerful without my eating disorder.
I follow through.
My strength comes from forgiveness of those who hurt me.
I am okay.
I happily nourish my body and receive full satisfaction from moderate meals daily.
Today I will make an effort to take one small step toward reaching one of my goals.
I can handle anything that comes up today.
I can choose exactly what I want to do to change how I am feeling.
I can cope with change today without turning to or away from food.
I breathe, enjoy, am honest, listen, learn, ask for what I want, follow my bliss and my honor.
I am able to use my time wisely now to work or have fun.
It is healthier to express myself clearly and directly.
My friends and family love me. I am free to choose. Everything I am and everything I become is under my control.
I make amends as soon as possible.
I have unlimited choices in what I can think.
I let others in my life.
I DO make a difference.
I explore where my creativity and bliss lead me.
I am the power in my world. I get to have whatever I choose.
I am always connected with the Divine Love in the Universe.
Self-love is my birthright.
People are glad to be with me.
I will go about my life doing what I believe is right and hold fast to my beliefs.
I will take the time to honor and express my dreams.
When I am required to exhibit strength it comes.
I am open to the new hopes and dreams of today.
I refuse to let the negative tape of self-pity trap me.
Today I will take a long good look at the good things in my life.
If I wait patiently, always preparing myself, I will someday be at the place I want to be.
I am unique and loving, loved, and free.
I live in an endless sequence of now moments.
As I trust my feelings and act on them, I feel powerful and alive.
I release anger in harmless ways.
I succeed where I put my efforts.
I love and accept myself.
I am strong; I will succeed in whatever I choose to.
I know what I know.
I choose to create peace in my mind, my body and my world. All is well.
I am doing the best I can with the understanding, awareness and knowledge I have.
I make amends promptly with a steady presence.
I feel love for the joy of being alive!
I say yes only when I mean it.
I am worthy of love.
I am not finished growing, changing and evolving.
I can change my attitudes towards the past.
I am getting better and better in every way.
I am thriving. The best is here for me to call into existence now.
I am grateful to wake up in the morning alive and alert, free of the aftereffects of a binge.
Wherever possible I turn negatives into positives.
I am proud of myself for all I have accomplished, no matter how small or how great.
I say no when I feel it and mean it.
I appreciate, love, and respect my body. I will honor what it needs to grow emotionally and physically.
I am paid very well in money and respect.
I can love.
I tolerate my feelings, think, decide and then act or not act in the best interest of all concerned, caring for myself and my loved ones.
I create my good and my freedom with loving thoughts.
I am a forgiving and loving person.
I will seek out people who empower me. And during those times when they are not around, I will know that I can empower myself.
I am trustworthy, I can rely on myself.
I am doing better than I think.
Today I am willing to focus, push forward, and go the distance.
Many opportunities to make choices will arise today. I can be thoughtful and make choices that will lead to my greater wholeness.
If I let myself down by slipping into old habits, I can gently correct my course without feeling that I have failed.
I love my friends and family.
I accept only thoughts that support me and make me feel good.
Either I find a way, or I will make one.
I am responsible for my life and always maintain the power I need to be positive and have joy.
The more I love and respect myself, the more others will love and respect me.
The more things I plan to do, the more energy I will have.
I forgive everyone I believe has wronged me.
I am quick-witted.
I value myself today. I value everything about me.
My inner vision is always clear and focused.
I can create a new life for myself, today and everyday.
I no longer need to spend large blocks of time obsessing.
I am not the best or the worst. I am ME! And that is enough.
I accept other people's way of using their personally developed healing and sustaining tools.
My size does NOT determine who I am.
The qualities I admire in others, I have in myself.
I am free to see life in a new way.
Timely right action and correct conduct are my only true protection.
Today I am willing to let go of all the negative tapes that I hear that block me from recovery.
I am falling in love with life.
Fears and doubts get smaller when I talk about them.
I can get out of my rut and discover what interests me.
I get adequate rest, exercise and nourishment.
I deserve to be healthy.
I am an honest person.
I am honest to myself and other people.
Doing my best is success.
If I enviously compare myself to others, I am bound to come up short.
When I feel too much stress, I will give myself a break and let my body start soaking up some healing energy.
I manage large and small sums of money well.
I am the only person who thinks in my mind. I am the power and authority in my world.
I stay on task: new tasks and old tasks.
I create my experiences by my thoughts and feelings.
I am going to be a wonderful success in all my undertakings today.
I am not at a dead end. I am reaching a new beginning.
I care for myself.
I feel lighter and better about myself when I do not procrastinate.
I keep my word to myself.
I can let go of shame.
I trust my inner being to lead me in the right path.
I will put a stop to any self-talk that does not make me feel good about myself.
I control my thoughts.
I am rooted in the soil of right action.
I am finding my way in this new world.
Never give up for that is just the time and place the tide will turn.
I honor my mind, my body and my spirit every day.
I can open myself to the hopes and dreams of today.
As I go about my day, I will trust all my decisions.
I know how to care for myself.
As I allow myself to feel my feelings, I heal them.
Today I am going to spend more time looking for all the positive things about myself.
My faith will keep me going through those moments in between steps.
I will no longer accept the unacceptable ways of living that do not work for me.
I welcome all my feelings knowing they guide me to my true self.
I cannot climb uphill by thinking downhill thoughts.
Many things are possible if I accept that the fastest way is 1 step at a time.
I can keep calm no matter what.
I trust in the process of life. I am always in the right place, doing the right things, at the right time. I love and approve of myself.
I attend to practical, concrete matters.
I am free to take the journey of a lifetime.
People in my life are present for our mutual learning.
Recovery requires action. I can actively change my behavior.
I am beautiful.
I delight in learning. I take classes and read books on subjects new to me.
I choose to make the best of what I am, I am brave, and I will survive.
I contain my feelings, and think about what I am feeling and doing.
Failure is not trying.
I ask for what I want.
I tolerate others' anger and disappointment. I maintain the relationship and my course of action.
I can have urges. I may also choose not to act on them.
I am open to positive changes in my life today.
I use anxiety to create.
I am filled with the Love of the Universal Divine Truth.
I trust people to be here for me.
I trust that the waiting part of change is necessary. I trust my desire for change is the beginning of change.
I am smart.
I am capable of letting go of all the negativity that is standing in the way of me feeling good about myself.
I can learn how to be alone comfortably and creatively.
I believe life is worth living.
I am free to be myself.
I am temperate and courteous.
I am learning to trust my instincts and move away from unpleasant and stressful people, places and things.
I am creating a solid career that brings joy and satisfaction to me and the people I serve.
I share my dreams.
This is a new and wonderful day for me; there will never be another day like this one.
I will see myself doing all the things I would like to do.
I invite friends to join me in simple pleasures.
I am in charge. I am responsible for the direction of my boat.
I am attractive.
I contribute to the happiness of others.
I speak what I know from my heart.
One step at a time. That is how I will get to where I am going.
I honor my integrity and the integrity of others.
I know that one step at a time I am making progress today. I am grateful for my growth even if it is not always obvious.
I am willing to take positive and healthy action today and my life is getting better.
I nurture my inner child, love her and have allowed her to heal.
I have courage to go forward: to meet the new day, to handle whatever confronts me.
I cannot control or change others, but I can change myself.
Today I will do one small task that will contribute toward the achievement of my life goals.
I share my tasks.
I expect the best.
I am at peace with all those around me.
I stay on task.
I no longer stay in situations that bring me unhappiness and pain.
I am a worthwhile person and deserve food to give me energy.
I move beyond old limitations...
I turn knowledge into positive action.
Today I am breaking out of old patterns and rewriting old tapes.
I am powerful now and powerfully connected to myself.
I will dwell on the positive affirmations and things in my life and they will become my aspiration.
I am getting better and better every day.
Love is eternal and ever-lasting.
No person, place, thing, or thought has power over me.
I acknowledge all of my feelings because I am in touch with my feelings.
I am at one with the inner child in me.
I am at peace with the Universe.
Though no one can go back and make a new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new end.
I enjoy the colors, smells, and feel of life around me.
I am adult.
There are literally billions of thoughts I can choose to think.
I am willing to change. I love and approve of myself.
Through recognizing and acknowledging my blocks, I release and clear them.
Where I am at the moment is perfect. My past is my friend as I take the lessons that I can learn from it and say thank you.
I will be gentle with myself. I am not alone in my problem, my powerlessness, or my search for a solution.
I attract healthy, honest people into my life.
I follow my heart. I can trust it..
Courage grows as we use it.
I am responsible for my own actions and consequences.
Today I will seek out things that are fun to do.
I express anger in appropriate ways so that peace and harmony are balanced at all times.
I let others know my life.
I experience and express my emotions freely..
I believe I deserve love.
I hang onto my humor. I Don't ask for permission, I just do it.. I make everything fun!
Understanding and respecting my limits, I can learn to say no to what might jeopardize my serenity and well-being.
I gain energy from doing those things I choose to do rather than what I feel I have to.
The rest unfolds as it is.
I am confident in the workings of my mind..
I think the thoughts that will produce happiness in this situation..
The only limitations I have are the ones I place on myself..
Choosing positive thoughts and making positive choices fill me with new strength, confidence and excitement.
I am in charge of my own journey.
I stand up for what I believe.
I will look for the beauty in every problem I have to solve.
Today I choose to do things that make me feel good about myself.
All of my feelings are valid.
I keep my word to others.
If I don't fuel a bad mood by binge/purge/restrict, I have a better chance of getting over it quickly.
I take adequate action.
I offer what I know in terms people can understand.
I can allow myself to relax.
I am responsible for my own spiritual growth.
I follow up on my projects.
Maybe I am where I am today for a reason other than I thought. Maybe the first thing to do is cleanse my past and heal my heart.
Give yourself some relief.Take the pressure off.
I know when to let go and move on.
People are glad to accept me.
I am loving and accepting of others and this creates lasting friendships for me.
I find my learning.
To be upset over what I don't have is to waste what I do have.
I am playful and competent.
I can choose to have a daily reprieve from self-destructive behavior.
I will not allow the fear of what if to ruin the joy of what is.
I enjoy excellent health.
My life is very important to me. I have the right to be happy..
I deserve only success.
I am not afraid of life. I believe that life is worth living and my belief helps create the fact.
Anger hurts more than the person I feel rage toward. I will let go and move on. Life is too valuable to get stuck.
I am free to be all can be.
I believe my deep knowing.
I trust the wisdom inside me.
I will begin taking better care of myself that I ever have before.
I am at peace with myself.
I am not in control of others, but I am in control of myself.
People are glad to give me what I need.
I accept others as they are.
Today I dare to look within to see what is keeping me stuck.
I am courageous and Independent.
People are glad to love me.
I have the power to heal.
I create my future in now moments.
It is ok to make mistakes.
My opinions are worthwhile and deserve to be heard.
I have no fear because everything will work out in the end.
I am surrounded with loving, caring people in my life.
It is safe for me to be alive.It is safe for me to be me. I am good enough as I am. I trust myself.
Forgiveness, tolerance and compassion. I move forward without hesitation.
When I fill my body with the good things I need - rest, proper nutrition, satisfying work, loving and caring, my effectiveness.
I will take the time to notice what's right in me, in others, and in the world around me.
I am winning by doing this exercise.
I exult in the success of others.
I interact with new people.
I have provided a harmonious place for myself and those I love.
I can move away from self-defeating habits.
I can refuse to think certain thoughts. I can also refuse to think a negative thought about myself.
I can watch my negative thoughts and replace them with positive thoughts of love and compassion.
If a thought or belief does not serve me, I will let it go.
Last edited by alethia; December 2nd, 2010 at 06:59 AM.
i LOVE using affirmations.. i use a lot of them for my ppd, sever anxietY, unwatned thoughts, and obsessing, and so far its only been a month, and is working wonderfully! i reccomend this to anyone and everyone!