25 Short Positive Affirmations to Start Reciting Today

Short Positive Affirmations

Studies into the benefits of affirmations highlight the many ways they can boost your health and wellbeing.

Even short and sweet ones like the affirmations you’ll find on this list!

Positive Short Affirmations

Though short, these positive affirmations can still be empowering when recited each morning:

1. I am successful.

2. I can do this.

3. I am creative.

4. I deserve love.

5. I am present.

6. I am powerful.

Powerful affirmations can help to remind you of all the strength that lives within you.

Making statements such as “I am unstoppable” or “My ideas are important and valuable” can change the way you think about yourself.

7. I am strong.

8. I am important.

9. I am capable.

10. I never give up.

11. I have options.

12. I am confident.

13. I am grateful.

Writing in a gratitude journal is another way to foster a more positive mindset.

It turns the act of giving thanks into a daily habit, which through research has been shown to make you a happier person![1]

14. I radiate positivity.

15. I am fearless.

Short Daily Affirmations

Make positive thinking affirmations part of your day to day routine, by choosing one of these small but empowering mantras:

1. I am unstoppable.

2. I am happy.

3. I am successful.

Reciting empowering words can be useful if you’re trying to progress in your career.

Positive work affirmations can reframe your attitude to your role and abilities, and help to put focus on your career goals.

4. I am unique.

5. I am loved.

6. I am resilient.

7. I deserve respect.

8. I know my worth.

9. I am beautiful.

10. I am in charge.

Say Thank You

Appreciate and celebrate all you have in life by adding a gratitude affirmation to your end of day reflections.

They can act as a great reminder to value the little things we can sometimes take for granted.

Laura Smith


Laura Smith

Associate Editorial Manager

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


  1. Seligman, M.E.P. et al (2005). Positive Psychology Progress [Online]. Positive Insights. Available from: http://www.positiveinsights.co.uk/articles/EMPIRICAL_RESULT_OF_INTERVENTIONS.pdf [Accessed 19 May 2023].