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Self-care is super important and it can make a huge difference in your life. If you have big goals, you likely have a lot of things to do and you might be stressed even without noticing it yourself. And believe it or not, self-care affirmations can help you find some balance in your life. 

Your work is important and you are in charge of your own life and your own future. But you are important too and believe me, it’s going to be much harder to create that future you’ve been dreaming of, if you don’t sleep enough, eat well, exercise and do fun things that let your mind rest. 

Positive affirmations help you have a more positive mindset and they help you remember what matters and what you should focus on. Sometimes, when you’re having a bad or stressful moment, it’s best to just take a few deep breaths and recite an affirmation. This can help a lot. Affirmations are a powerful tool and while they work best when used regularly for a long time, even a short moment that you take for yourself to focus on your favorite affirmation can change how you feel in that very moment. 

Why you should make affirmations a part of your self-care routine

Self-care affirmations are simply positive statements that help you feel better in the present moment and remind you of the importance of healthy habits. In that sense, they could also be called self-love affirmations because taking care of yourself is loving yourself. 

Using daily affirmations like these helps you become the best version of yourself. Affirmations are a great way to let go of negative mental self-chatter and replace it with positive self-talk. They help you through the hard times and give you energy when you need it. They can also be a little reminder of the fact that that random bad thing that happened today doesn’t define your whole life and you absolutely have the power to overcome it. 

There are many ways to practice self-care, from eating healthy food to eating a donut from time to time, from journaling to bubble baths, and so on. You know best what works for you. 

I do recommend having a little self-care routine though because this helps you make self-care a part of your daily life. Doing your self-care activities on a regular basis and using these affirmations will ensure a more stress-free life and a happier mind. And that is exactly what you deserve. 

Without further ado, let’s get to the affirmations!

Positive self-care affirmations

1. I have the right to take time for myself and simply relax. 

2. I get to do things in my own way. 

3. I am worthy of love and all good things. 

4. When I take care of myself, I feel better and have more energy. 

5. I am a good person. 

6. I love myself.

7. My health and well-being is my top priority. 

8. I like eating healthy food because it makes me feel better. 

9. I take good care of myself. 

10. My body deserves the best. 

11. I have many good qualities and I am doing well in life. 

12. I am my own best friend. 

13. I let go of my past mistakes and focus on today. 

14. I deserve a long bubble bath at the end of a tough week. 

15. I am happy with my life. 

16. My emotional health is important and I take care of it. 

17. I do things at my own pace. 

18. I am proud of myself and how well I am doing in life. 

19. The only thing that matters right now is this very moment. 

20. I choose to live a healthy life. 

21. I take extra time for rest when I need it. 

22. My emotional needs matter. 

23. I sleep enough because I deserve to feel good. 

24. I want to stay in good health and that is why I eat well, sleep enough, and exercise. 

25. My self-care is worth making time for even when I’m busy. 

26. When I take good care of myself, it’s easier for me to stay on the right path and get what I want from life. 

27. Self-care increases my energy levels. 

28. I am allowed to spend time taking care of myself. 

29. Good, nutritious food makes me feel better. 

30. When I go to bed, I have the right to forget all about the challenges and problems that I am working on. 

31. I deserve the best. 

32. When I take good care of myself, I see many positive changes in my life. 

33. Positive thinking helps me be a better person. 

34. Letting myself rest when I need it and eating healthy food is important for my overall health. 

35. I deserve the best care and that is why I make time for self-care. 

36. Having healthy boundaries is self-care. 

37. When I get enough exercise, I feel much happier and more energetic. 

38. The power of my thoughts keeps negativity away and helps me be a happier and healthier person. 

39. I love spending time by myself. 

40. My mental health matters. 

41. I only allow people who make me feel better in my life. 

42. Positive thoughts aid my personal growth. 

43. I deserve comfort and rest. 

44. I am always allowed to take some time for myself. 

45. I have enough time to rest and relax. 

Other blog posts that will help you with self-care:

65 Powerful Gratitude Affirmations to Feel More Positive

54 Beauty Affirmations for Self-Love and Confidence

46 Affirmations for Mental Strength

Final thoughts on self-care affirmations

Taking care of others is important, but so is taking care of yourself. If you have a lot of goals and dreams and you want to change your life, you need a lot of energy, discipline, and self-confidence to make it all happen. Naturally, you want to get a lot done, but you can burn out if you don’t take breaks and take care of your mental and physical health as well. 

That’s why you should make self-care a part of your daily routine. It doesn’t even have to take much time. Five minutes can do a lot if you know how to spend your time well. Self-care affirmations are very simple and easy to use, but they can change how you feel in seconds. And over time, they can help you become happier and kinder to yourself, which in turn will help you achieve your other goals. 

I know you are busy with all your projects and responsibilities, but always keep in mind that spending time doing things that are good for you is an investment. The positive energy that these self-care affirmations give you will help you live that productive and happy life that you want. 

I hope these affirmations help you make your self-care routine even more powerful and that they help you keep all those awful negative thoughts at bay. Nothing beats a positive mindset! 

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