Words hold power, which is probably why positive self-affirmations are so effective. Introduced by the ancient Hindus and Buddhists and again in the 17th century by French philosopher Rene Descartes—who famously quoted “I think, therefore I am”—repeating positive statements to yourself is nothing new. In fact, science has shown that using affirmations in your daily life can shift your mindset, boost self-esteem, and change your perspective for the better. We’ve rounded up over 100 positive affirmations for women from all walks of life. Pick your favorite and repeat it to yourself daily, write down a few that resonate with you, or bookmark this page and turn to it as needed. Whatever you decide, these affirmations will help you feel empowered and stop negative self-talk once and for all.
100+ Affirmations for Women
Everyone has off days; it’s part of being human. However, these positive, daily affirmations will help you lead a happy life full of positive energy, and even the most trying times will be no match for you.
I have a strong will and can do anything I put my mind to.
I am full of confidence, and everyone around me can feel that.
I am who I am, and I love myself for it.
I believe in the woman I’m becoming.
My inner strength is invincible.
I have the ability to do great things.
I have everything I need to succeed.
I attract happiness into my life.
I am powerful and fearless.
I am a strong and confident woman.
My life is beautiful, and I’m grateful for all that I have.
There is nothing I can’t accomplish.
I have enough. I do enough. I am enough.
I am amazing and capable of far more than I realize.
I believe in myself.
I don’t have to be perfect all the time.
Every day is a fresh start.
I can make a difference.
My thoughts and ideas matter because I matter.
I add value to the world.
I am beautiful, powerful, and talented.
The world is filled with endless opportunities for me.
My contributions are unique and meaningful.
I am confident in my sexuality.
I empower myself and all the women in the world.
I commit to living a joyful and happy life.
No one can dull my sparkle.
I have what it takes to make my dreams come true.
I am unstoppable.
The universe has my back, always.
I am open and ready to learn.
I have the power to stand up for what I believe in.
Every challenge is an opportunity to grow and improve.
I acknowledge my self-worth.
I am living my best life.
Your mornings set the tone for the day. Make it a habit to repeat these to yourself first thing, and grant yourself the gift of an amazing day ahead.
Today, I choose happiness.
I create my reality.
I am confident and capable.
The world is my oyster.
Today, I release all fear and doubt.
I embrace my best self today.
It’s OK to make mistakes.
My mind is clear and focused.
I have slept well, and I am ready to tackle the day.
I am too determined to be defeated.
My cup is overflowing with abundance.
Everything I need comes to me easily and effortlessly.
I can do anything, but I can’t do everything.
I will accomplish my goals today.
My goal is possible.
I am on the path that is meant for me.
I will be present in every moment.
Everything is temporary.
All I need is within me.
I am the best source of my own motivation.
I choose my attitude.
I will be present in every moment.
Affirmations for Health
Health is wealth. But with crazy schedules and chaos, it’s easy to let taking care of your physical and mental health fall on the back burner—until now. With these positive affirmations for optimal health, you’ll feel stronger, more body positive, and shower yourself regularly with unconditional love.
My body is a temple, and I treat it with love.
I am perfect and complete exactly as I am.
I love my body as it is.
Self-care is a necessity, not a luxury.
I will look after myself.
I am beautiful.
There is no reason to compare myself to others.
I am grateful for my body and all it has done for me.
I am comfortable in my own skin.
My body is capable of incredible things.
I listen to my body and give it what it needs.
I nourish my body with food and exercise.
I take care of both my body and mind.
I’m feeling better each day.
I am happy and healthy.
I eat a balanced diet.
My body is powerful.
My mind and body are in harmony.
I have so much energy.
I commit myself entirely to feeling good.
My mind is strong and disciplined.
I am attracting positive people and circumstances into my life.
Being confident comes naturally to me.
I love myself unconditionally.
Affirmations for Healing
In moments of doubt and questioning your self-worth, turn to these affirmations to ground yourself in the present and remind yourself that you have conquered everything you’ve ever faced.
I am worthy of love.
I am healing.
Even on my weakest days, I get a little bit stronger.
I am a whole person; I complete myself.
When struggling, I grant myself grace and compassion.
I made the right decision.
Change is hard, but I can do this.
I deserve to experience joy and laughter.
Life is full of magic.
It will get better.
All is well.
I trust my judgment.
I choose joy over sorrow.
I am in control of my own safety now.
My intuition is a helpful guide.
I will always do my best, and that is enough.
I am surrounded by people who uplift and want the best for me.
My home should be a haven of peace, warmth, and safety.
There is nothing wrong with me. I am not broken in any way, shape, or form.
My past does not define me.
I am in control of my own story.
I forgive myself.
Affirmations for Dating
These love affirmations will help you cultivate and strengthen the relationship you have with yourself, and if you want a partner, they’ll help attract the right one into your life.
I am open to love, and I attract my ideal partner.
Being in my own company is fulfilling and important.
I love myself.
I am not alone; I am surrounded by people who love me.
The right person will come at the right time.
I don’t chase; I attract what is meant for me.
The most important relationship is the one I have with myself.
I complete myself.
I answer to no one but myself.
Being single does not make me less than.
My life is full of endless opportunities I am free to choose.
I have freedom.
I love my own company.
Dabbling in new hobbies is right at my fingertips.
Being in a relationship does not equal happiness.
Being single is not the same as being alone.
Every day, I will practice the art of self-love.
I am 100% responsible for my own happiness.
I don’t have to change myself for anyone else.
Affirmations for When You’re Struggling
Use these affirmations to embrace your power and remind yourself just how capable you are day in and day out.
One day at a time.
I am stronger than I know.
My actions are the one thing I can control.
I am on a good path.
I wake up every day with courage.
My life is a gift.
I decide who I become.
I am stronger than whatever life throws my way.
I have the strength to keep going.
I can and I will.
Amazing things are coming my way.
I like who I’m becoming.
I am changing my life.
Negative thoughts will not get me down.
What I do today creates a better tomorrow.
I can do this. I won’t give up.
I have the courage to say “no.”
Every day is a blessing.
I can change my story.
I am willing to work on myself.
Everything will be OK.
My bravery shines in everything I do.
Life is tough, but I’m tougher.
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