25 Affirmations For When Life Stresses You Out

No matter how ‘together’ your life is, there are inevitably times when life becomes a lot to handle. You might not be able to change a stressful situation in the short term, but you do have the power to take a step back and change how you feel about it in the moment with these positive affirmations.




Affirmations have been scientifically proven to work to change your mindset in a variety of ways. Choose the affirmation that works for you in the moment, and repeat it to yourself whenever you need to take back control of your emotions and reduce your stress levels.


1.  I can do anything, but I can’t do everything.

2.  I will take things one step at a time.

3.  I will focus on what I can control in this situation and will not worry about things I can’t.

4.  I have the skills and knowledge I need to deal with this.

5.  I am in charge of my emotions.

6.  I can choose how I feel and react.

7.  I am stronger than I think.

8.  I am capable of dealing with whatever life throws my way.

9.  I choose to see the positives in this situation.

10.  I can rise to this challenge.

11.  I can handle this in my own way.

12.  I will be kind to myself.

13.  I know that mistakes happen; they do not define me.

14.  I am where I am meant to be right now.

15.  I will learn from this experience.

16.  I am capable of incredible things.

17.  My job / relationship / current situation does not define me.

18.  I am proud of the things I have achieved in my life.

19.  There are no limits to what I can achieve moving forwards.

20.  My past does not define me.

21.  I do not need to prove anything to anyone.

22.  I will not apologise for my ambition.

23.  This feeling will pass.

24.  Everything is going to work out well for me.

25.  Fear has no place in my life and I will not allow it to control me.


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