We all want to feel good. But the problem is, “good days” aren’t always up to us. Instead, we leave good days up to chance. And when things go wrong, we start to say some pretty self-deprecating things to ourselves. In short, our inner self-talk gets pretty negative and just makes bad days even worse. But you can change that. These 21 positive affirmations help build you up rather than bring you down – especially on bad days.

  1. Life loves me.
  2. It’s only a thought and a thought can be changed.
  3. I am fully capable of making my own decisions.
  4. I control how I react to other people and events around me.
  5. I am succeeding today.
  6. I honor who I am and stand up for myself.
  7. I am at ease today.
  8. I am creating a happy experience for myself.
  9. I attract financial abundance into my life.
  10. I’m allowed to make mistakes. Mistakes don’t define me.
  11. I choose to not criticize myself and to speak kindly to myself.
  12. I am doing the best I can.
  13. I am creating powerful changes.
  14. I am proud of everything I accomplish.
  15. I am capable of doing anything I put my mind to.
  16. I am releasing anything that causes stress and pain.
  17. I am making beautiful contributions to the world.
  18. I attract kind and loving people into my life.
  19. My happy thoughts help create my healthy body.
  20. I trust the process of life.
  21. I welcome miracles into my life.

We focus a lot on self-care during the winter time, and boy do we need it! How else could we survive those long dark, cold months? But once summer arrives, we tend to let self-care slide because it’s just so much easier to enjoy ourselves in the summer. But it’s important to take extra good care of yourself when the sun is smiling, too. Here are six easy ways to do that.

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