I will: A statement of positive change in your life
This is a positive affirmation of a change you want to achieve. It is a positive statement of what you want to happen. It is a success prophecy for your secret to happiness. Examples include:
I will like myself better each day.
I will gain emotional strength each day.
I will control my temper today.
I will give others responsibility for their lives today.
I will grow emotionally stronger each day.
I will smile more today.
I will praise my children today.
I will feel good things about me today.
I will sleep easily tonight.
I will feel less guilt each day.
I will face my fears courageously today.
I will take on only what I can handle today.
I will take care of me today.
I will challenge myself to change today.
I will manage my time better today.
I will handle my finances wisely today.
I will take a risk to grow today.
I will choose to happy today.
The daily use of these “I” statements is another form of self-affirmation designed to counter negative self-concept. It can result in a positive attitude, optimism, and can motivate you toward emotional growth and progress in your choice to choose happiness.
Another good way to focus on the positive in your life is to make up some affirmation cards and place them in places where you will see them often.
These forms of affirmation are words, phrases, or statements written on 3 x 5 index cards and placed where you can see them daily and be reminded of positive aspects about you. Every time you see these affirmation cards they will remind you to affirm yourself about these positive qualities or attributes. State all affirmations in a positive way.
Here are some places to put your affirmation cards:
mirror in bathroom dashboard of car
mirror on dresser desk at office
closet door desk at home
refrigerator door in your wallet
front door in your brief case
bedroom door in books you use at work or school
at your telephone
Try some of these words to put on your affirmation cards:
successful problem solver
Consider some of these phrases as well:
think happy take it easy
be calm think wisely
take action work smart
do it take the time
do it now have fun
be a winner relax and enjoy
take a risk sit back
dare to be different step back
seize the blessing take the lead
get in control give them space
let go believe in me
let them be trust in me
let it be enjoy good health
Affirmation statements can also be used to remind yourself that you are worthy and that you need to remain positive in all situations.
I can be a winner.
I am the best friend I have.
I have solved problems like this before.
I have the ability to handle this.
I am a capable human being.
I deserve to love and to be loved.
I am a skillful and artistic person.
I can show others a good example.
Letting go is best for them and for me.
They will thank me in the future.
Nothing is worth losing my sanity over.
I am responsible only for my own feelings.
I owe no one explanations for my behavior, which is legally, morally, and ethically correct.
I deserve to have my rights recognized.
I am a deserving human being.
I deserve to enjoy the fruits of my labor.
I deserve to be rewarded for what I do.
I love myself for who I am.
It is OK to be selfish if I don’t hurt anyone.
I like the way I handle problems.
I am able to handle any problem I face.
I have the right to feel the way I do.
My children will benefit from my healthy changes.
My children will survive my healthy changes.
My family will benefit from my relaxing more.
I deserve to relax more and take it easy.
There are beautiful things happening in my life daily.
I experience the excitement of growth daily.
Change is a blessing I am working toward.
Taking risks is the path to growth.
I grow in love daily.
I face each new day as a race to be won.
I am winning in the race of life.
I am a rich treasure ready to be found.
Let others know who I am.
Say hello to a new person today.
Open up to be loved today.
Be responsible. Relax!
Letting go is loving
You will be free of guilt today.
To be loved I must love.
God does not make junk.
There are opportunities in life to be tried.
My possibilities are endless.
Success is to be enjoyed.
Open myself up with one new person today.
Belief in self is a step toward personal growth.
I can handle all changes that come my way.
There is nothing I cannot handle.
Smile and let others in on the secret.
When you make a conscious effort to put these positive affirmations into your daily routine, you will be well on the way toward lifting your self-esteem and realizing your full potential as a meaningful and wonderful person! You will achieve your happiness within.
There are so many other steps you can do to raise your self-esteem and become everything you were meant to be. Let’s move on!
In part 8 we will move on to self-nurturing.
If you have any comments for positive change in your life just leave it in the comment box. This is appreciated.