100+ Affirmations For Self-Worth – GenTwenty

100+ Affirmations For Self-Worth - GenTwenty


In today’s world we are surrounded by everyone’s highlight reels by simply opening an app. It’s no wonder why we have fallen into the comparison trap. It seems like everyone around us is getting promoted, starting families, going on vacations, etc.. It can be easy to feel left out on social media. Feel that loneliness enough and you’ll start internalizing it, which leads to low self-esteem and mental health issues. 

What Can We Do About This?

The truth is that your worth isn’t tied to your career, life plans, or how many likes you get on Instagram, or any of that. You are worthy right now, just as you are.

In a study done by The Body Shop, they discovered that about 1 in 2 people struggle with self-doubt. That’s a lot of people having negative thoughts about themselves and/or their abilities. Luckily, there is something that can help… affirmations! If you experience a lot of negative self talk, this post is for you. We are going to change those to positive thoughts through daily affirmations.

Our mind can be so powerful, but most of the time we don’t take advantage of this. We literally have the power to change our thoughts! Affirmations are a great way to do this. I know that sounds easier said than done, but that is where affirmations come into play.

In an interview with mindbodygreen, psychic medium Nicole Bowman, also known as Live The Light on keen.com, describes affirmations as: “positive statements about your life, relationships, and experiences that you want to be true.” For affirmations to work there are a few best practices you should be aware of before you begin your affirmation practice.

Best Practices For Daily Positive Affirmations

Here are some tips to help make the most of your daily affirmations:

  • Speak as if it’s already happening: Instead of saying “I want to love myself more” you’ll want to say “I love myself more each day.” Do you see how much better it feels to say the affirmation in the present tense? This will help the affirmation become a reality.
  • Attitude matters: A positive attitude will make a big difference with this practice. While you are saying your affirmations you want to feel confident that what you are saying will happen, even if you have to fake it ‘till you make it. One day you’ll start feeling that change to believing that the affirmation can be true.
  • Don’t overwhelm yourself: This is a big list of affirmations that I’m about to share. Don’t feel like you have to say all 100 of them a day, or even 20 of them a day. Start off small with one or two, and then either add more or switch them up when you feel it’s time to do so.
  • Consistency is key: Affirmations only work if you do. For the best experience with affirmations you’ll want to stick to a frequency. Whether you plan to say them multiple times a day or once a day every day, make sure it’s something you hold yourself to. With that in mind, let’s get to the list.

Tips To Get You Started With An Affirmations Practice

Here are a few tips that will help you add your affirmation time to your daily routine.

  • Pick A Time And Stick With It: The first step is to pick a time of day If you are forming a habit, the best way to stick to it is to be more consistent with it. One of the ways to do this is by picking a time of day to say them. Will you be adding it to your morning routine, saying them during the middle of the day to turn a bad day around, or ending your night by saying affirmations?
  • Pick A Location: Again, it’s better to be consistent when it comes to this powerful tool for your mindset. So I’d recommend choosing one area in your home, whether it’s your bathroom mirror or at your desk with sticky notes, find your go-to place.
  • Share With Someone: Developing a new habit is hard. If you need some accountability consider inviting a friend to join you. You both will be able to bond over your journey to having high self esteem. That will make the experience that much more meaningful.

100 Affirmations for Self-Worth

I’ve separated the affirmations by topic to make it easier for you to pick your affirmations. You can do one from each category, or choose from one category, whatever works best for you. Each area has some impact on your self worth, which is why I chose the affirmations topics that I did.

Self Love Affirmations

If loving yourself is your biggest area of concern right now I would start with these affirmations of self love. 

  1. I am worthy of love
  2. I dismiss any negative feelings that come in my mind, and replace them with positive ones
  3. I am overcoming the hard things that life throws my way
  4. I love my body because it does so many great things for me
  5. I love myself for everything that I am, I lack nothing
  6. I deserve to be happy and love life
  7. I celebrate the good things in my life
  8. I find something to love about myself every single day
  9. Negative self-talk has no place in my life
  10. Regardless of how people think of me, I have confidence in who I am and that is all that matters
  11. Even on the hard days, I am able to love myself for who I am
  12. I show myself unconditional love and encourage others to do the same in their life
  13.  I am who I say I am, not the opinions of what others say I am
  14. I am beautiful
  15. I believe in myself and my abilities
  16. I am healing myself a little more each day
  17. Any insecurities that I have are leaving my mind and self-love and acceptance is taking its place 
  18. I am the source of my own love and happiness
  19. I am comfortable in my own skin
  20. I am enough

Self Confidence Affirmations

You deserve that feeling that you are unstoppable in anything that you do. That is the kind of positive energy that can turn a bad day into an amazing day. These powerful affirmations will help you get there.

  1. I radiate positivity and confidence
  2. Even when I’m having a difficult time, I can turn it around with a positive mindset
  3. Things are always working out for me
  4. No matter the outcome, I know I did my best, and my best is good enough
  5. People admire me for my confidence in every situation
  6. I have limitless potential
  7. Amazing things are always happening for me
  8. I am able to get out of my comfort zone when necessary and it helps me become an even better person.
  9. I ignore the comments of negative people
  10. Today is going to be a good day
  11. I ignore the body image standards because I know that I am beautiful no matter what I look like
  12. I expect good news today
  13. I let go of any roadblocks that prevent me from becoming my true self
  14. Confidence flows through me
  15. The things that used to be uncomfortable or hard for me now comes to me easily
  16. I am a badass
  17. I overcome any obstacles I am faced with
  18. I believe in myself
  19. I am in charge of my life
  20. I am proud of myself 

Personal Growth Affirmations

If you are on a personal growth journey, you’ll want to use any of these affirmations to give you the inner strength to make these positive changes in your life. 

  1. I learn new things with ease 
  2. Great things are coming to me
  3. I am continually doing positive things that will lead me to becoming a better version of myself
  4. I have a beautiful life
  5. The skills I am learning today is going to impact my life in a positive way
  6. My personal development journey is an inspiration to other people
  7. My life is headed in the right direction
  8. I prioritize personal growth in my life
  9. I focus on the important things in life that will help me grow
  10. I have complete control of my life
  11. I am always looking for the positive in every situation
  12. I can do anything i set my mind to
  13. I am not my mistakes
  14. I am always striving for progress, not perfection
  15. I am consistent with my goals
  16. I attract opportunity
  17. I stay motivated 
  18. The goals I set today will be the achievements I have in the future
  19. There are opportunities for growth all around me
  20. I am making it happen

Relationship Affirmations 

We started this list off with affirmations for the relationship with ourselves, but you can also use affirmations for your other relationships.

In this section you’ll find affirmations based on your love life, family life, and friend life. I hope that after you start saying these you’ll be reminded that you are worthy of love and worthy of respect in your relationships.

  1. The people in my life love and accept me for who I am
  2. I deserve to be loved and love will come to me
  3. I release any blocks that are standing between me and love
  4. My friends enjoy my company and appreciate having me in their lives
  5. Love is headed my way
  6. I create, and stick to, boundaries in my relationships
  7. When I’m feeling lonely I remember that I have people in my life that love me
  8. I am a great ______ (friend, parent, significant other)
  9. I am not my parents’ choices
  10. I am attracting the right person for me
  11. I have a strong support system around me and have no time for anyone that is unsupportive
  12. I feel secure and loved in my relationship
  13. There is no timeline on how when I should hit relationship milestones
  14. My friends are in my life because they value my friendship
  15. I attract wonderful friendships into my life
  16. I have healthy relationships with the people in my life
  17. My friends inspire and motivate me and I do the same for them
  18. I freely give love and I am loved in return
  19. I am in a healthy relationship with someone who truly loves me
  20. I am excited to start my future with my partner 
  21. I am worthy on my own

Career and Finances Affirmations

Our final area of affirmations is about our careers and finances. In this area it is very easy to succumb to negative beliefs when we see the successful people around us.

My hope for you is that you are able to stand in front of a mirror daily with a power stance, and repeat these powerful statements. Then you’ll realize that you are also worthy of success and happiness in this area.

  1. I bring great ideas to the table at work meetings 
  2. People value my hard work
  3. I am able to find different ways when looking for a solution to a problem
  4. I make wise decisions each day that effect my work in a positive way
  5. I work at a great place
  6. I am great at saving money because I know how important it is
  7. My boss sees the value I bring to the team 
  8. People value my opinions
  9. The work that I do has meaning and a purpose
  10. I am always eager to step up and try different things at work
  11. I am debt free and loving life
  12. I can easily find a different approach when something isn’t working the way it needs to
  13. I found my dream job
  14. I bring change to the workplace in a positive way
  15. I am paid fairly for the work I do and the skills I possess
  16. I create my own success
  17. I am worthy of abundant success
  18. My career is fulfilling and makes me happy
  19. I am successful at any ______ (interview, meeting, pitch, etc.) that I have
  20. I am worthy of my dream job

In Summary

Any one, or few, of these self worth affirmations should help you stop those negative emotions and develop a more positive mindset. Let me know in the comments which ones on this list of positive affirmations you will be adding to your daily life this week. 

About the Author

Nicole Booz

Nicole Booz is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of GenTwenty, GenThirty, and The Capsule Collab. She has a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and is the author of The Kidult Handbook (Simon & Schuster May 2018). She currently lives in Pennsylvania with her husband and two sons. When she’s not reading or writing, she’s probably hiking, eating brunch, or planning her next great adventure.

Website: genthirty.com