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Powerful Affirmations for Making 2017 Your Year #HellYass!

Powerful Affirmations for Making 2017 Your Year #HellYass!

Happy New Year peeps~

If you know me then you know I love a well-timed affirmation. I stick them on Post-it notes throughout my apartment, especially on the mirrors and fridge (I love to eat too, we know this one for sure); I repeat numerous declarations to myself whenever I need a confidence boost to overcome self-doubt. And they work.

Here are a few power affirmations I’ve come across just when I have needed them most...like little gifts from the universe that never fail to help me out, even when I’m hungover, rattled with anxiety, or plagued with guilt.

Try them the next time you need to experience some kick-ass power!

I am Enough.
It’s interesting that the word enough (which seems a little... un-badass, flat noted you know?) corresponds with supreme happiness. But our two deepest human fears are that we are not enough and that we don’t have enough. The latter is the core of any scarcity mindset: not having enough money, not having enough opportunities, or even not getting enough Instagram likes.

These things can all make us feel a tad inadequate, right?

But when you finally figure out you are enough, you can breathe a true sigh of relief. You can be at peace. Because you know that in reality, there is nothing to prove. Ever. Trust.

I can.
These two words contain infinite strength. I often start sentences with "I’ll try," or "I wish I could," or even "I can’t." I believe the words "I can" precede whatever will actually happen for me.

The phrase “I can,” much like the phrases "I will" and "I am,” can have a transformative influence over your confidence. See what happens if you rephrase "I can’t read maps" to "I can always get where I need to go."

Because you do, right? If you’re not literally lost in a field right now, you did end up getting where you needed to. So focus on the truth. Because you can, we can.

My body is in great health.
That’s what I affirm when I need a kick in the booty to get to the spin studio.

I hate working out. I hate it. Hate. In fact, I can only tolerate spinning because it’s 45 minutes and I count down the 8 to 9 songs in my head. But I do go. Anyone feel me here? Please say yes.

When you remind yourself of your health (no matter what) you feel inspired to maintain it. Think of how "My body is in great health" compares to "I hate my butt and need to get to the gym." One motivates you to some action, whereas the other makes you want to hide under the covers with a box of Krispy Kremes.

I am safe.
This never fails to calm me down, especially when paired with some deep inhales and exhales. I learned this statement from best-selling author Louise Hay. She said this particular statement will create miracles in your life: "All is well. Everything is working out for my highest good. Out of this situation only good will come. I am safe." Because you are safe. Is there a train coming directly at your face right now? If the answer is no, then you’re OK. You belong exactly where you are.

I believe in love.
When we don’t get what we want, it’s often because our desires don’t match our beliefs. We may want something, but deep down, we have to experience an inner conflict because even though we want it, we don’t think it’s attainable.

We think we want love, but our belief is that a great guy or gal is hard to find. We want to feel trusted and adored, but don’t think that romantic partners are trustworthy or that we are worthy of adoration.

Don’t take your magic for granted! What’s true for you is not true for all people.
Does this sound like you? If so, use this affirmation and focus on people you know who have found love. These people can be your grandparents, your boss, or your best friend from high school whom you constantly see smiling with his S.O. on Facebook. Know that whatever is possible for those people is possible for you too.

Don’t take your magic for granted! What’s true for you is not true for all people.

Always remember that words matter. Our words are a direct representation of our thoughts. And our thoughts create our feelings. Our feelings create our actions. And our actions? Well, they dictate our life. What’s more important than our words then?

What affirmation will you be using next? Please share with me!

Welcome 2017 I am ready for you.

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