77 Positive Affirmations For Success And Happiness

By Maxime Lagacé maxime lagace

Maxime is the founder and chief editor of WisdomQuotes. He has been writing and collecting quotes since 2004. He's also into personal development and productivity. Most of all, he's dedicated to help you live a simpler and more peaceful life. Learn more about him on his about page.

Here are 77 of the most inspiring positive affirmations for success and happiness. I’ve been using a few of them since 2004 and I can tell you one thing: if you take action daily and you’re patient, they will work. Enjoy!

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I am peaceful, loving and fearless. (Inspired by Buddha)

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I can and I will. It’s only a matter of time.

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My mind is the most beautiful thing I possess.

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My perseverance is stronger than any challenges I face.

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I am healthy. I am wise. I am wealthy.

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I am generous, kind, and loving. (Inspired by Mother Teresa and Dalai Lama)

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I’m building my dream every day. (Inspired by Martin Luther King Jr)

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My possibilities are endless. Gabby Bernstein

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I am grateful for this moment, right here, right now.

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Today I will stay hungry and foolish. (Inspired by Steve Jobs)

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Every day, in every way, I am getting better and better. Émile Coué

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I see failures as stepping stones. (Inspired by Albert Einstein)

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I’m choosing to make the rest of my life the best of my life. Louise Hay

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My day is full of potential and possibilities.

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I am indifferent to what makes no difference. (Inspired by Marcus Aurelius)

Related quotes and topics: positive, confidence, success

Part 2. Positive Affirmations About…

Positive Affirmations About Happiness, Anxiety, Love

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I’m accepting this moment totally. Click to tweet

I am calm, happy and confident.

I am safe and protected.

I’m blessed and highly favored. Les Brown

I am worthy of love. (Related topic: love yourself)

I am blessed with an incredible family and wonderful friends.

I believe in myself.

I love and approve of myself. Wayne Dyer

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The most beautiful path is the one I create every day. Maxime Lagacé Click to tweet

My purpose is to bring more love to the world. Gabby Bernstein

Speaking my truth is the most powerful tool I have. Oprah Winfrey

I’m planting positive seeds in the fertile soil of my mind. Iyanla Vanzant

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My mental and physical health are my first priorities.

All I seek is already within me.

This moment is fine. Naval Ravikant

I belong and I am loved exactly for what I am.

I’m my own best friend. I take care of myself.

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I’m having the right attitude whatever comes my way.

It’s becoming easier every day to find joy.

I’m choosing happiness for my day.

My heart is full of love.

I am at peace with who I am as a person.

I am proud of myself.

Today I will choose myself.

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I’m letting go of what I can’t control.

It’s easy for me to stay calm and relaxed.

I handle my own life with joy and ease.

I’m relaxing since nothing is under control. (Related topic: calm quotes)

Today, I abandon my old habits and take up new, more positive ones.

I’m giving myself the care and attention I deserve.

I am unique, beautiful and important.

I am enough.

I radiate beauty, charm, and grace.

I trust life.

Related: Dr. Bruce Lipton Explains How to Reprogram Your Mind (13-minute YouTube video)

Learn How To Control Your Mind (USE This To BrainWash Yourself) – Joe Dispenza (17-minute YouTube video)

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Good things are going to happen.

Today I will focus on what’s truly important. (Inspired by Tim Ferriss)

I am positive and full of energy.

I am strong, both mentally and physically.

I remove all obstacles one by one.

I’m doing whatever it takes to achieve what I want.

I’m helping people and I’m generous with my time.

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I have all I need to accomplish my goals.

Repeat the following phrase to yourself 20 times a day – literally – and it will change your life forever: “I can do anything I set my mind to if I’m willing to pay the price for greatness”. Tom Bilyeu

I have it within me right now, to get me to where I want to be later. Karen Salmansohn

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I have the strength and patience required to succeed at anything.

I have the skills, motivation and inspiration to achieve anything.

I’m creating meaning with my work.

My work is becoming more and more impactful.

My work is making a difference in people’s lives.

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I attract success because of my excellent work ethic. (Related topic: focus quotes)

My mind is full of brilliant ideas.

As I take new challenges, I feel calm, confident and powerful. Jack Canfield

One breath, one moment, one day at a time, I AM moving forward. Today is the first day of the rest of my life. (twitter.com)

Repeat after me: I’m an asset to anything I’m involved in. Ashley France JD

The only thing I control is my effort and I will give everything I have.

I’m doing my work with all my heart. (Inspired by Buddha)

I can do it.

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Today I decide to live with hope and optimism.

I am in the process of becoming the best version of myself.

All things I need are internal.

I’m trusting the process.

I’ve gone through hard times before, and I can overcome them again.

Everything that is happening now is happening for my ultimate good.

 

Part 3. How To Make Positive Affirmations Work For You

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Do affirmations really work?

From a personal experience, I can say a big “yes”, positive affirmations do work.

In fact, I’ve been using words, mantras, self-talk and positive affirmations since 2004 after my girlfriend died in a car accident.

Why did I use them?

Because I wanted to change how I felt and my life trajectory.

I wasn’t going anywhere and felt depressed.

So I started by reading blogs and self-improvement books. Then I started changing my self-talk from negative to positive. Then, I discovered Tony Robbins and started saying affirmations out loud.

It felt a bit weird in the beginning but I was learning from the master itself so I tried.

Later, I developed my own positive affirmations which gave me even more motivation and results.

Related: How to make self-affirmation work, based on science

How long do affirmations take to work?

Affirmations can take just a few seconds up to years before they work.

It depends on many factors and what you’re trying to accomplish.

For example,

  • Is what you’re affirming achievable?
  • Are you repeating your affirmation often?
  • Are you using emotions?
  • Are you visualizing?
  • Are you living your affirmation?
  • Are you taking action every day toward your goal?

In sum, the more crucial and “alive” you make your affirmation, the more likely you’ll reach it.

What’s the best time to say positive affirmations?

The best time to say your positive affirmations is when you just woke up and just before bed.

Why?

Because it’s when your subconscious is the most receptive to your suggestions.

During the day is fine too but try to be in a calm and confident state.

How many affirmations should I say a day?

There are no limits to the number of affirmations you should say in a day.

However, you should keep in mind that repetition and emotions are key here.

In fact, the more, the better.

A good starting point can be something like 10 affirmations in the morning, 10 at noon and 10 before bed.

Again, the more emotions, the better. Don’t hesitate to also use your body when saying your affirmations.

What’s a good positive affirmation?

The ideal affirmation is:

  • Starting with “I am”
  • In the present tense
  • Short
  • Important to you
  • Emotional
  • Positive

Examples:
“Yes! Yes!! I am super confident!”
“I am calm and relaxed
“I handle problems with ease”

Affirmations are a positive step toward bringing into your existence all that you need and want. Iyanla Vanzant (twitter.com)

Part 4. Conclusion

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The only thing that separates me from my goal is my effort and my discipline.

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I am infinite.

Call to action: Read Do Affirmations Work? Yes, but There’s a Catch (healthline.com)

or The Power Of Words – 3 Ways They Can Change Your Life

or How To Improve Your Mental Health – 36 Wellness Tips

or watch Why You Need a Daily Affirmation Practice | Jack Canfield (6-minute YouTube video)

 

Hope you enjoyed these positive affirmations. If you did, please share them with a friend today!

Remember to use lots of emotions when saying your affirmations to have the maximum effect.

And most of all, take action today!

Author Bio

maxime lagace

Maxime Lagacé started collecting quotes in 2004 after he lost his girlfriend in a car accident.

In search of meaning, he dived in the self-improvement world, psychology and trail running.

Books, blogs, quotes and nature became his guide.

He started journaling, reflecting, writing his thoughts, feelings and quotes.

His goal was to understand his pain, his depression, his fears, his lack of motivation and inspiration.

He finished his software engineering degree in 2007 at the École de Technologie Supérieure de Montréal. He also studied at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

A few years later, he started his first website to share his passion for quotes.

Maxime is a father of two, INFJ and also loves running.

Other notable interests of Maxime are health (mental and physical), meditation, nutrition, bananas, SEO, human potential, education, learning, productivity and minimalism.

Finally, he is (very) far from being perfect.

You can find him on Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Quora, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube.

Last update

February 24, 2022

Originally published

March 22, 2021

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