Calming Affirmations

When you’re feeling a little stressed, overwhelmed or anxious, try saying a few positive affirmations and mantras out loud. They’ve been proven to help combat anxiety and stress by controlling your thoughts. If you’re not sure where to start, here are 25 calming affirmations to get you started!

Help get your life back on track and put a bit of balance into your busy days. Relaxation and calming techniques can be very effective and when used properly they can reduce stress significantly.

Affirmations are a simple but powerful tool you can use in your daily life to help improve certain aspects of your health, mindset, or relationships. An affirmation is a statement that you make, about yourself or the world around you, that is both positive and believable. When you say an affirmation, it’s important to believe what you’re saying — so much so that it can trick your mind into believing it almost instantly.

25 Calming Affirmations

Find a quite place to read and reflect with these calming affirmations. Try writing some down to further imprint them in your brain.

  1. I value that I am such a calm person.
  2. I can stay calm and relaxed in situations that others find stressful.
  3. I am in control of my emotions.
  4. My thoughts are calming down.
  5. Having such a calm demeanor is a huge advantage.
  6. I let go of my worries and become relaxed and calm.
  7. When I experience stress, it is only at a low level.
  8. I am very skilled at being calm, cool, and collected.
  9. I am patient. Other people recognize that I am a very patient person.
  10. I avoid wasting my time, but I am patient when the situation calls for it.
  11. I feel at ease while I wait.
  12. I allow things to happen in their own time.
  13. I live in the present moment.
  14. My emotions are under my control.
  15. Calmness enters my body with every deep breath I take.
  16. I choose to be calm, happy, optimistic, and determined.
  17. I avoid negative emotions, because they fail to serve me.
  18. I am in complete control of my reactions to life.
  19. When I feel myself losing control of my emotions, I re-center myself and remain calm.
  20. I pause and count to 10 if I need extra time to calm down.
  21. Controlling my emotions becomes easier and easier each day.
  22. Today, I choose to be calm and patient.
  23. I am free to determine my response to every situation in my life.
  24. I feel good about today and have a great attitude.
  25. I am in control of my emotions.

Self Reflection Questions Following the 25 Calming Affirmations

When am I most likely to lose my cool? What is it about those situations that aggravates me so much? What does it cost me to lose control of my emotions?

What would happen if I could stay calm 100% of the time? What would be the advantages and disadvantages of this skill?

When am I impatient? What are the benefits and costs of being impatient?

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