Mental Health Affirmations

20 Mental Health Affirmations for Strength and Recovery

Taking care of your mental wellbeing is just as important as regular exercise.

Whether you’re recovering from a mental health disorder or trying to keep depression at bay, affirmations can help.

Practicing a daily affirmation is scientifically proven to relieve stress and reduce symptoms of anxiety.

It’s easy to get started, simply find the right words and begin reciting your mantra.

Positive Affirmations for Mental Health

Find inspiration in our below list of positive affirmations for your mental health:

I am enough.

1. I am enough.

I fill my mind with positive thoughts.

2. I fill my mind with positive thoughts.

I am in control of my thoughts.

3. I am in control of my thoughts.

When you’re living with anxiety it can often feel like your thoughts are out of control.

There are a number of different treatments you can try.

For example, anxiety affirmations you can recite, certain yoga poses to try, plus herbal teas you can drink to ease the symptoms.

I love and accept myself.

4. I love and accept myself.

I can handle change.

5. I can handle change.

I have so much to be grateful for.

6. I have so much to be grateful for.

Practicing gratitude has been shown to be another effective way to look after your health and wellbeing.

It encourages you to notice good things and appreciate them.

Writing in a gratitude journal is one way to make the practice part of your everyday routine.

I am surrounded by people who want to help and support me.

7. I am surrounded by people who want to help and support me.

I make time for self-care.

8. I make time for self-care.

Making time for self-care is a great way to prioritize your mental wellbeing and lift your mood.

Need a little inspiration? Why not treat yourself to something from our self-care gift guide?

I am doing the best I can.

9. I am doing the best I can.

I can overcome anything.

10. I can overcome anything.

I trust my own judgement.

11. I trust my own judgement.

I am worthy of love.

12. I am worthy of love.

I take care of myself even when I find it challenging.

13. I take care of myself even when I find it challenging.

My thoughts and feelings are valid.

14. My thoughts and feelings are valid.

I am happy and content.

15. I am happy and content.

Research has shown that meditation is one way to feel happier in life!

It’s no wonder that between 200 and 500 million people meditate globally.

I am capable of doing hard things.

16. I am capable of doing hard things.

I am open and honest about the current state of my mental health.

17. I am open and honest about the current state of my mental health.

I feel calm and peaceful inside.

18. I feel calm and peaceful inside.

I am proud of myself.

19. I am proud of myself.

I am healing.

20. I am healing.

Here at The Good Body we believe that reciting positive mantras is a simple way to give your wellbeing a boost.

On our site you can find even more inspiration for women, men and even kids!

Laura Smith

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Laura Smith

Associate Editorial Manager

Specialist health & wellbeing writer, passionate about discovering new technologies & sharing the latest research.