Daily Affirmations: To Reduce Stress and Build a Positive Mindset

Do you feel stressed, overwhelmed, and anxious most of the time? If yes, then you are not alone. Today’s fast-paced life has left us with a lot of stress and burnout. The daily struggle to balance work, personal life, and other responsibilities can be tiring. Thankfully, there are some powerful tools that can help us deal with stress and anxiety in a more positive way. Daily affirmations are one such tool that can work wonders in reducing stress, promoting inner peace, and building self-confidence. In this blog post, we will discuss some powerful daily affirmations that can help you achieve a positive mindset and overcome stress.


‘I am in control of my thoughts and emotions’

When you feel stressed, take a deep breath and repeat this affirmation to yourself. This will help you realise that you have the power to control your thoughts and emotions. You do not need to let negative emotions control your life. Take charge of your thoughts and focus on positive things.


‘I am grateful for everything in my life’

Gratitude is a powerful emotion that can help you overcome stress and anxiety. Take a few minutes every day to reflect on all the positive things in your life and feel grateful for them. Gratitude will help you stay positive, even when things are tough.


‘I am worthy of love and respect’

Self-love is crucial in reducing stress and building self-esteem. Repeat this affirmation to yourself every day to remind yourself that you are worthy of love and respect. It will help you overcome negative self-talk and build a positive self-image.


‘I release all worries and fears’

Worries and fears can be crippling, causing stress and anxiety. Repeat this affirmation to let go of negative thoughts and emotions. Focus on the present moment and let go of things that are beyond your control.


‘I am capable of achieving my goals’

Stress can often make us doubt our abilities to achieve our goals. Stay motivated by repeating affirmations that remind you of your potential. Believe in yourself and your abilities to achieve anything that you set your mind to.


Daily affirmations can help us overcome stress and build a positive mindset. Taking a few minutes every day to meditate and repeat affirmations can make a significant difference in our lives. Over time, we can train our brains to think more positively, which will help us cope with stress in a healthier way. Remember to keep your affirmations short, simple, and positive. If you find it hard to believe in your affirmations at first, do not give up. Keep repeating them until they become a part of your daily routine. With time and practice, you will notice a positive change in yourself. So, start practising daily affirmations and achieve a stress-free life!


Want to know more? Discover more about the benefits of scientific mindfulness meditation in Dr. Elise Bialylew’s book The Happiness Plan 💛


"If we wish to be healthy, happy and clear-minded, we need to upgrade our “inner technology”of attention to meet the demands of our increasingly complex world. That's where mindfulness comes in.."




Elise Bialylew is the author of the bestselling book, The Happiness Plan, and founder of Mindful in May, the world’s largest online global mindfulness fundraising campaign.

A doctor trained in psychiatry, turned social entrepreneur and mindfulness expert, she’s passionate about supporting individuals and organisations to develop inner tools for greater wellbeing and flourishing, and offers workshops and training at The Mind Life Project.

Her work has been featured in the Huffington Post, New York Times and on Australian Television. She was recently recognised by the Australian Financial Review as a 2019 AFR Women of Influence.

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