100+ Positive Affirmations for Women to Boost Your Self-Esteem and Achieve Your Goals

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Stephanie Nieves
Stephanie Nieves
June 23, 2024 at 9:3AM UTC

You are not your thoughts, but your thoughts can influence the kinds of experiences you’ll have. It’s the whole Law of Attraction theory: The more positive your thoughts, the more positive experiences you will have. 

Think about it: If you have a job interview coming up and spend night after night worrying that you won't get the job because you’re under-qualified, have a resume gap, or weren’t referred for it, your interview performance will probably suffer. However, if you imagine scenarios where you answer questions confidently, you can bring that energy into the actual interview—and nail it. 

So, how do you raise your vibration to attract the most positive outcomes? You can start with positive affirmations. Positive affirmations are simply positive phrases or statements that you can use to change your beliefs about yourself, says Janelle Cepero, a meditation teacher and spiritual coach based in Miami. “Using positive affirmations daily can help you boost confidence, reach your goals, and have a more positive self-image,” she says. “If you want to change your outer experiences, you have to start with your inner dialogue.”

How to choose the right affirmations

Cepero says you can choose the right positive affirmations by taking the following steps:

  1. Get crystal clear on your goals. “Think about the qualities that someone who’s reached your goals would possess. Would they be kind to themselves? Would they have unshakable faith? Are they at peace within? Do they have a healthy work-life balance? Use those qualities to create positive affirmations you need in order to reach your goals.”

  2. Keep it realistic. “You want to feel like there is some truth behind your affirmations, even if it’s just a little. If repeating ‘I am worthy’ doesn’t feel true for you, try ‘I am learning what it means to feel worthy.’ The more you repeat the latter, the more the former starts to feel true, until one day you will genuinely believe it. Cepero reminds us that “changing those deeply rooted subconscious stories takes time. Be kind and patient with yourself throughout the journey.”

  3. Say the things you needed to hear as a child, but didn’t. “Sometimes, most times, that’s all we need. Examples: ‘I am proud of you,’ ‘You are beautiful,’ and ‘You are loved for who you are in this moment.’ Speak to yourself the way you would encourage a child, and give yourself the grace, kindness, and patience you deserve.”

100+ positive daily affirmations for women

If you’re looking for a place to start, we’ve rounded up 100+ daily affirmations for your life and career, self-love and relationships, and energy and emotions. 

Positive affirmations for your life and career

  1. Showing up is enough.

  2. I can achieve anything I set my mind to.

  3. Today is an opportunity to learn and grow.

  4. My work enhances my life, but does not define who I am.

  5. I am making my dreams come true. 

  6. My dream job is on its way to me.

  7. I am capable and equipped to handle anything that comes my way today.

  8. I am equipped with all the tools I need to succeed.

  9. I can accomplish anything I focus on.

  10. I am committed, focused, and persistent.

  11. I am worthy of being praised and rewarded for my efforts.

  12. I am surrounded by uplifting, supportive people who believe in me.

  13. I lovingly lift up my coworkers and never put them down.

  14. I am able to ask for and accept help when I need it.

  15. My contributions are meaningful, valued, and rewarded.

  16. Mistakes do not equal failure.

  17. Mistakes do not define me. I am allowed the grace of imperfection.

  18. I choose to view adversity as an opportunity for growth.

  19. There is a benefit and opportunity in every experience I have.

  20. I am equipped with all the tools I need to walk through this day with dignity and grace.

  21. My ability to conquer challenges is limitless. My ability to succeed is infinite.

  22. I am allowed to take breaks.

  23. I am worthy of being paid highly for my time, skills, and effort.

  24. Everything I do today is enough. (And so am I.)

  25. My talents are worthy of being paid abundantly.

  26. I'm establishing an environment at work that inspires and drives me.

  27. I have talent, ambition, and I work hard to achieve my goals.

  28. I have the ability to bring about all the success and prosperity I want.

  29. I'm prepared to put in the effort necessary to accomplish my professional objectives.

  30. I'll draw prosperity, wealth, and happiness today.

  31. My work is constant. I provide value every single day.

  32. I am the author of my own accomplishments.

  33. With effort, commitment, and focus, I can do anything.

  34. Success starts with my attitude, and I make the decision to keep it upbeat.

  35. I have the capacity to overcome any problem. 

  36. I have limitless potential for achievement.

Positive affirmations for self-love and relationships

  1. I am enough.

  2. I trust myself.

  3. I dare to be myself.

  4. I am the embodiment of mental and emotional health.

  5. My intuition guides me to my purpose.

  6. I am the best version of myself.

  7. I dismiss the stories in my head that cause me to feel shame.

  8. I am courageous and stand up for myself.

  9. I am superior to negative thoughts and low actions.

  10. I am kind and compassionate toward myself when I make a mistake.

  11. I am worthy of love, respect, and compassion.

  12. I love and accept myself just as I am.

  13. I am deserving of happiness and success.

  14. I am a strong and capable person.

  15. I am capable of achieving anything I set my mind to.

  16. I have everything I need within me to be happy and successful.

  17. I am loved and supported by those around me.

  18. I love and accept myself unconditionally.

  19. I am grateful for my many blessings.

  20. I am worthy of all the good things life has to offer.

  21. I am able to create the life I want.

  22. I am in control of my own happiness.

  23. I am responsible for my own well-being.

  24. I am free to be myself.

  25. I am beautiful, inside and out.

  26. I am letting love into my life.

  27. I feel surrounded by love everywhere.

  28. I receive love in abundance from everyone I meet.

  29. I am grateful for all the love and affection I get.

  30. I deserve fulfilling relationships.

  31. My heart is open.

  32. I am attracting trusting and loving relationships.

  33. Real love starts with me.

  34. I see love everywhere I go.

  35. I am grateful for the people who love me.

  36. I am worthy of the compliments I receive.

  37. I am worthy of love and care.

  38. I deserve the love I receive.

  39. I love myself and am open to love.

  40. The more love I give, the more I receive.

  41. I love to give and receive love.

  42. I deserve real and authentic love.

  43. I am open and ready to find true love.

  44. I believe in love.

  45. I am a patient lover.

  46. I release my past and am ready to find love.

  47. I deserve love as I am.

Positive affirmations for your energy and emotions

  1. I am in charge of my own energy. I’m the only one who chooses how I feel.

  2. I choose to give my smile freely and spread joy to others.

  3. I am able to release negative thoughts and feelings that do not serve me.

  4. I let go of worries that drain my energy.

  5. I cannot always control my external world, but I can control my reactions to it.

  6. I am willing to learn, grow, and continuously evolve.

  7. Instead of focusing on what’s going wrong, I focus my energy on what’s going right.

  8. I am willing to believe that things will always work out, even when they don’t feel like it.

  9. I give myself permission to heal.

  10. I am willing to be at peace with myself and everyone.

  11. My immune system is healthy and strong.

  12. I am grateful for my body.

  13. I am healing gently.

  14. I allow myself to give and receive love.

  15. I am capable of unconditional love.

  16. I trust that everything in my life is unfolding perfectly.

  17. I am willing to be at peace with myself and everyone.

  18. I am healthy, happy, and radiant.

  19. My sleep is relaxed and refreshing.

  20. I love and care for my body and it cares for me.

  21. I have abundant energy, vitality, and well-being.

  22. I release the past and trust that everything is happening for my greatest good.

  23. I am kind to myself and others.

  24. I always choose love.

  25. I bless the past and embrace the present moment with an open heart.

  26. I create loving and healthy relationships.

  27. My immune system is healthy and strong.

  28. I am surrounded by healing energy.

  29. My body is strong and resilient.

  30. My life is filled with health and happiness.

  31. I am grateful for my body.

  32. I am surrounded by healing energy.

  33. I love and care for my body and it cares for me.

  34. I release the past and trust that everything is happening for my greatest good.

  35. I trust that everything in my life is unfolding perfectly.

  36. I always choose love.

  37. I am happy to be alive.

How to manifest with positive affirmations

When it comes to positive affirmations, you may need to believe it to see it. But don’t be discouraged by the time it takes to transform your reality. Cepero has some helpful tips for manifesting with your affirmations:

  • Recite them first thing in the morning or as you’re falling asleep. “This is when your brain is in theta, the brainwave frequency associated with subconscious reprogramming. At this state your brain is essentially a sponge, ready to soak up all those positive affirmations.”

  • Back them up with action. “Affirm you are at peace in those moments you are actually at peace. This is how your brain changes—when you backup the affirmation with a matching experience. And then in those moments when you’re feeling stressed out, the feeling of peace will be more available.”

  • Visualize the outcome. “For those moments we can’t always back up the affirmation with the experience, visualize the outcome you wish to experience. And sprinkle in those affirmations during the visualization.”

  • Write them down. “There is power in the written word.”

Bottom line, says Cepero: “Think of positive affirmations as little daily reminders that you are worthy, strong, healthy, successful, calm, loved, and all the good things.” 

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