77 Positive Affirmations

By Maxime Lagacé maxime lagace small

Here are 77 of the most inspiring positive affirmations to change your life. 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. Click to tweet (Inspired by Buddha)

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

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My mind is the most beautiful thing I possess. Click to tweet

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My perseverance is stronger than any challenges I face. Click to tweet

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I am healthy. I am wise. I am wealthy. Click to tweet


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I am generous, kind, and loving. Click to tweet (Inspired my Mother Teresa and Dalai Lama)

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

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My possibilities are endless. Gabby Bernstein Click to tweet

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I am grateful for this moment, right here, right now. Click to tweet

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Today I will stay hungry and foolish. Click to tweet (Inspired my Steve Jobs)


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

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I see failures as stepping stones. Click to tweet (Inspired my Albert Einstein)

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

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My day is full of potential and possibilities. Click to tweet

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I am indifferent to what makes no difference. Click to tweet (Inspired my 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 blessed with an incredible family and wonderful friends.

I believe in myself.

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

I love and approve of myself. Wayne Dyer

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

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


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

This moment is fine. Naval Ravikant

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

My mental and physical health are my first priorities.

All I seek is already within me.

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

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

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

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

I’m choosing happiness for my day.

It’s becoming easier every day to find joy.

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. Click to tweet

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

I handle my own life with joy and ease.

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.

See also: Dr. Bruce Lipton Explains How to Reprogram Your Mind (13-minute YouTube video) or Learn How To Control Your Mind (USE This To BrainWash Yourself) – Joe Dispenza

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Positive Affirmations About Success, Work

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Good things are going to happen. Click to tweet

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

I am positive and full of energy.

I am strong, both mentally and physically.

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

I remove all obstacles one by one.

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

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

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I have all I need to accomplish my goals. Click to tweet

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

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

I’m creating meaning with my work.

My work is becoming more and more impactful.

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

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

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. Click to tweet

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.

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.


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

“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. Click to tweet

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I am infinite. Click to tweet

Call to action: Read Do Affirmations Work? Yes, but There’s a Catch (healthline.com) 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. His goal was to understand his pain, his depression, his fears, his lack of motivation and inspiration.

Books, blogs, quotes and nature became his guide.

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. His best 5k is 17 minutes 41 seconds and his best marathon (42k) is in 3 hours 33 minutes 11 seconds (with 1800 meters of elevation gain).

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, Strava, Sportstats, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube.

Creation Date

March 22, 2021

Last Update

January 6, 2022

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