It’s the start of a new year and with that comes a new set of goals and resolutions as we strive for self-improvement (and aim to keep our resolutions longer than a month this time).
While our list of intentions may be long and sometimes overwhelming, it’s important to take some time each day to reflect upon positive affirmations and words of encouragement.
To help you stay motivated and on track in the coming months, use the positive January affirmations below designed to help you focus on the good, embrace change and be mindful of all that you can achieve this year.
What Are Positive Affirmations?
Positive affirmations are simple but powerful statements that can help boost your confidence, motivation, and overall mindset. They are comprised of positive statements, said in the present tense, and they help you to overcome negative thoughts and thought patterns.
Scientific studies have shown that actively engaging with positive affirmations can have numerous benefits such as:
- reducing stress levels
- improving mental health
- increasing self-confidence
- increasing productivity levels
- promoting optimism
- improving decision-making skills
- improving emotional regulation capabilities
- and so much more….
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Choose what resonates with you from this list of affirmations, and be sure to write it down or set it as a reminder on your phone.
Repeat the affirmations to yourself each day (remember, the power of affirmations comes with repeating them regularly), and watch the positive effects they have on your outlook for the year.
Any time you feel like you want to change things up, choose new affirmations that resonate with you and start repeating them, using them throughout your day, and even journaling with them.
1. I trust that this year will be filled with joy and abundance.
2. Every day this year is a precious opportunity to start anew.
3. I am ready to take risks and seize all of my opportunities this year.
4. I choose to focus on the good in life and live with intention.
5. I am capable of setting realistic goals and achieving them with consistent effort and dedication.
6. I am abundant in all areas of my life including love, joy, success, and wealth.
7. I open myself to opportunities to grow and learn new things.
8. I am determined to make this year the best one yet by making changes that serve my highest good.
9. I choose joy, success, abundance and health in all areas of my life.
10. I trust that everything happens for a reason and will work out for the better in the long run.
11. I am strong, capable and brave enough to take steps that will help me achieve my goals this year.
12. I accept change as a natural part of life and see it as an opportunity for growth.
13. Each day is an adventure waiting to be explored and embraced with enthusiasm.
14. I am worthy of achieving my goals.
15. I take consistent action toward my dreams and goals.
16. I accept that change may be uncomfortable.
17. I love who I am becoming and where I am going in life.
18. I trust my inner guidance to lead me down a path of joy and abundance.
19. Every day is an opportunity to become the best version of myself.
20. I am willing to take risks and step out of my comfort zone in order to experience new things and reach my goals.
21. I will stay focused on my goals, no matter what challenges come up along the way.
22. I choose to be kind and gentle with myself.
23. I make decisions today and help me to create my best life.
24. I choose to let go of any negative connections to the past year.
25. Today is a new day.
26. I embrace the new beginnings that come with the start of a new year.
27. I choose to be kind and gentle with myself.
28. I open myself up to the many possibilities life has to offer.
29. Everything I need is within me; I am capable of achieving anything I set my mind to.
30. My thoughts are powerful and have a positive impact on my life.
31. My actions create positive outcomes in all areas of my life.
32. I trust that I am always supported and guided.
33. No matter what happens, I choose to move forward with courage and strength.
34. I accept the lessons from my past and embrace my future with optimism.
35. I appreciate all of the good in my life and give thanks for it every day.
36. I am in control of my life and the decisions that I make.
37. Every day I choose to be more compassionate with myself and others.
38. The universe is abundant and has an unlimited supply of what I need and desire.
39. There are no limits to what I can achieve this year.
40. My courage and determination will help me accomplish anything I set my mind to.
41. I am open to receive love and abundance into my life.
42. This year, I choose to be the best version of myself.
43. I have faith in the process and trust that all is unfolding as it should.
44. I am brave enough to take risks and explore new possibilities this year.
45. I choose to be kind to myself, forgive myself for mistakes, and accept that I am doing my best.
46. I attract positive energy and experiences into my life.
47. My goals are achievable with consistent effort and dedication.
48. I am grateful for the abundance and joy in my life and look forward to more of it this year.
49. I am open to new possibilities and will take consistent action toward manifesting them.
50. This year, I choose to create a life that brings me happiness, joy, and fulfillment.
51. I trust that I have the power to make this year amazing.
52. I will stay focused on my goals, no matter what obstacles come up along the way.
53. I choose to be mindful of my thoughts and cultivate a positive mindset that attracts great things into my life.
54. I am strong enough to make difficult decisions that will lead me down a path of success.
55. I will continue to learn and grow, allowing myself the freedom to explore new opportunities and experiences.
56. I am capable of achieving anything I set my mind to with hard work and dedication.
57. This year, I choose to live authentically and stay true to who I am at my core.
58. Every day is a chance for me to create something wonderful in this world with the resources available to me.
59. My journey toward success is mine alone, so I will keep pushing forward no matter what obstacles come up along the way.
60. I have faith in myself and trust that each step I take is taking me toward the life I deserve.
61. I stay open to new ideas and explore opportunities that come my way.
62. This year, I choose to let go of any limiting beliefs that are holding me back from living out my full potential.
63. No matter what happens, I choose to remain positive and focused on achieving my goals and dreams.
64. I am in charge of my destiny and making decisions today that help create the best version of myself for tomorrow.
65. With every breath, I choose to be joyful and happy with who I am becoming this year.
66. My strength and courage will lead me to success no matter what challenges come my way.
67. I am grateful for the people in my life and the lessons they have taught me to become stronger and wiser.
68. I trust that any difficult situation I face will be a valuable lesson to lead me toward the life I have always wanted.
FAQs For January Affirmations
Q: What Are The Benefits Of Using Affirmations?
A: Affirmations can help you develop a more positive mindset, improve your self-confidence, and create more meaningful connections with others. They can also help you manifest your goals and dreams by providing a clear reminder of what you want to achieve.
Q: How Often Should I Repeat My Affirmations?
A: When it comes to repeating your affirmations, the more the better. Studies show the benefits of affirmations and their influence on rewiring your brain rely on the repetition of affirmations. Repeat them when you wake up, as you’re getting ready for the day, as you’re driving in traffic, as you’re preparing your dinner, before you go to sleep – anytime you have the opportunity to do so.
Q: How Can I Use These Affirmations?
A: These affirmations can be used in many ways, including writing them down (like on sticky notes) and reading them aloud each day, repeating the affirmations to yourself throughout the day, or even creating a vision board with your affirmations. You may also find it helpful to record your affirmations and listen to them regularly for further reinforcement.
January is the perfect time to reset and refocus on the year ahead. Affirmations can be a powerful tool in helping you achieve your goals this year and start living out your best life.
By repeating positive affirmations, you’ll be able to develop a stronger mindset, boost your self-confidence, and stay motivated when pursuing your ambitions.
Remember, these affirmations are a reminder of all the amazing things that you can accomplish in this new year. So, stay positive and keep believing in yourself!