Affirmations are raved about in every area of mental health on social media, this isn’t just a quick trend though. Affirmations are backed up by mental health professionals for it’s positive effects on the mind. The idea is that the more you tell yourself these things the deeper they are ingrained into your subconscious. 

Self-doubt and insecurity can hinder many aspects of life and it can be hard to overcome. It might sound too good to be true but saying what you want to feel or be can help make it a reality Affirmations can be simple like “I am successful” or “I am abundant” but you can also personalise affirmations to things you want to overcome, for example, saying “I am not limited by my insecurities” isn’t going to erase the limitation the first time you say it however saying this to yourself daily will get it suck in your mind and the next time you feel stuck from fears or insecurity you will remember that you are not limited, defined or held back by them and it’ll help you overcome the challenge you’re facing.

It can be hard to know where to start so here are affirmations to get you started:

  • I let go of what I can’t control
  • I am worthy
  • My potential is limitless
  • It is safe to feel all my feelings
  • I am abundant
  • I am not limited by my insecurities

Remember affirmations are there to help you feel your best, stay at a surface level or go deep and emotional, either way affirmations can be your best friend on your self growth journey.

By Paige Mulleman

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