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20 Affirmations to Change Your Life

By on Sep 25, 2014

Affirmations to Change Your Mind and Life

It’s the repetition of affirmations that leads to belief. And once that belief becomes a deep conviction, things begin to happen. – Muhammad Ali

#ThrowbackThursday Update (Sept. 25, 2014): I first published this post on June 30, 2013 during a time when I thought my anxiety disorder was going to smother me. But with the grace of God and the wonderful support of Mary Beth, I made it through this dark time. These affirmations were a source of comfort then, and their truths still lift me today. ~ Alex

In April, I wrote a deeply personal post. It was about my struggle with an anxiety disorder and what I was doing to cope and overcome it.

While I’m learning how to control my anxiety, there are still days when irrational fear and dread bring me to my knees. To decrease these occurrences, I’ve turned to daily mediation.

I take 20 minutes every afternoon to calm my mind by listening to a guided mediation app. Part of the meditation sequence is to change my way of thinking through affirmations.

At first I was skeptical about using affirmations, but I’ve come to realize that they aren’t clichés from the 1980s, they are positive statements of truth that relax the mind and open the way for the spirit to be repaired.

Through this self-care journey, I’ve discovered some affirmations that offer me the most relief. Each affirmation helps me reroute my panicky thoughts into more rational ones – and each one is helping me change my mind, and my life, back into a more peaceful one.

  1. With my heart open to accepting my healing now.
  2. I choose to release the past now. I move forward by letting go of the past.
  3. The power of God sustains and blesses me with perfect health.
  4. Every cell in my body vibrates with energy and health.
  5. I deserve health, energy and calmness.
    healing affirmations
  6. Inner Peace
  7. I relax, release any anxious thought, and peacefully rest in the presence of God.
  8. All false messages about me are now dissolved in total grace.
  9. I see each part of my life as a lesson.
  10. I forgive myself for any and all past mistakes.
  11. I am thankful for the unlimited flow of good into my life.
    inner peace affirmations
  12. Abundance
  13. I am grateful for everything I receive in life.
  14. I feel joy in paying my bills and offering support to my family.
  15. I am thankful for the unlimited flow of good into my life.
  16. The world is abundant and joyful.
  17. My greatest good is here for me now.
    abundance affirmations
  18. Love
  19. I deserve and accept the love offered to me by others.
  20. I give love to those in my life freely and it is returned in many ways.
  21. I allow love to find me in a state of great joy.
  22. Mary Beth is the most important person in my life and we are happy together.
  23. I attract and stay in only healthy relationships.
    love affirmations

The BridgeMaker Founder Alex Blackwell is the author of Letting Go: 25 True Stories of Peace, Hope and Surrender. Join the community to connect, share and inspire: Twitter | Facebook | More Posts

  • You are replacing outdated and useless messages from the past and beating a new path into your subconscious with these positive affirmations Alex.
    I would like to add “thank you Universe for bringing wonderful people into my life” and you would be included in this list:)

    • What a kind and lovely thing to say Joan – you’ve made my day!

  • Karen

    Great article, thanks! Any chance you would share which guided meditation you use?

    • Thanks for reading Karen. To answer your question, I use the Calm app. Take good care.

  • Wonderful affirmations Alex and I’m so happy you came to found how helpful and supportive they can be. We’re altering our old modes of belief and thinking as we immerse ourself in such wonderful thoughts.

    The affirmations you have on abundance are absolutely super – I could feel my energy rising as I simply read them.

    As always, I truly appreciate you my friend.


    • Elle – thank you for constantly sharing your abundance with me. I appreciate it more than you know!

  • I really love number 10/13: “I am thankful for the unlimited flow of good into my life.” It’s a great reminder of what does already flow to me and through me…and the access I have at all times to my unlimited perfect self.

    • Beautifully said Steve. Thanks so much for stopping by and sharing here today.

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