35 Powerful Morning Affirmations for Motivation and Confidence

Lazy mornings have you feeling down? Start your day off feeling more energized and motivated with these powerful morning affirmations.

Mornings can be tough.

All too often, we find ourselves starting the day overwhelmed, in a rush, and dreading the never-ending list of things on our daily to-do list.

But what if there was a way to do the opposite, and start the day feeling positive, confident, and motivated instead?

That's where morning affirmations come in.

It may sound too good to be true, but this simple daily practice can change your entire outlook.

We'll explain everything you need to know about morning affirmations, how to practice them, and give you 35 examples to get started.

What are Morning Affirmations?

So, first thing's first... What even are morning affirmations?

Kind of like it sounds, morning affirmations are a way to affirm yourself every morning.

An "affirmation" is a positive statement that that reflects an important reminder you need. For example, if you've been feeling down or depressed, you may try an affirmation like "I am deserving of good things and trust better days are ahead for me."

Think of it like choosing to replace a negative thought with a more positive one.

How Do Morning Affirmations Work?

At first, it may seem silly, or even a little inauthentic to use affirmations if you're more accustomed to getting stuck in negative thoughts.

But don't let that deter you! Positive thinking can be crazy powerful, all thanks to something called the law of attraction.

The law of attraction is the idea that if we choose to believe in positive outcomes, we attract positive things to our lives.

Put simply, when you replace your negative thoughts with more positive ones, you set yourself up better for success in all areas of your life.

Learn more about the law of attraction and how to manifest positive outcomes.

What are the Benefits of Morning Affirmations?

By taking on that more positive perspective every day, you may be surprised at how much can change in your life.

Morning affirmations can help you improve your relationship with yourself through positive self-talk. By learning how to lift yourself up, you're less likely to let outside factors - like the daily stresses of work, school, or relationships - bring you down.

Not to mention, with a new unshakable sense of inner confidence empowering you, there's no limit to what you can achieve! It's a great way to bring you closer to your goals AND feel great at the same time.

Give morning affirmations a try if:

  • You tend to feel overwhelmed in the mornings
  • You dread responsibilities and stressors in your life
  • You want more positive energy and motivation throughout the day
  • You want to improve your relationship with yourself

How to Practice Morning Affirmations

There are all kinds of creative ways to practice morning affirmations. Here are some of our favorites.

  • Make it your new mantra: One way to practice morning affirmations is to repeat them to yourself. When repeating affirmations, be sure to get comfortable and focus your energy on the positive thoughts - almost like a meditation.
  • You can also record yourself repeating them on your phone and give it a listen on your morning commute or simply going for a walk!
  • Post it in your living space: It can also be a good idea to write down some of your affirmations and post them up somewhere you'll see them when you need them most. Some good ideas include the mirror where you get ready in the morning, in your car, or even in your wallet to take with you!
  • Include it in your daily journal: One of the most effective ways to practice morning affirmations is by writing them out every day. Keeping a daily journal has been proven to deliver all kinds of incredible positive benefits for your mental health, like reduced stress and anxiety.
  • Want to get even better results? Try using a daily journaling app like Jour. Jour is designed specifically to help you think more positively by offering personalized journal prompts that help you reframe negative thoughts.

Learn more about the benefits of beginning a daily journaling habit.

35 Morning Affirmations for Motivation and Confidence

  1. I love and accept myself exactly how I am today.
  2. I am powerful.
  3. I have everything I need to succeed.
  4. I am deserving of success.
  5. I approach challenges fearlessly.
  6. I believe in myself more than anyone.
  7. I believe in my purpose.
  8. I am great at what I do.
  9. I can overcome anything.
  10. I have the tools to solve any challenge that comes my way today.
  11. I am allowed to have big dreams and goals.
  12. I will make today better than yesterday.
  13. I embrace challenges that help me grow and learn.
  14. I do not give up just because I am being challenged.
  15. I am my own best advocate.
  16. I am allowed to fail and make mistakes.
  17. I am grateful for the opportunities today brings.
  18. I am worthy of living the life I dream of.
  19. Today will bring me closer to my goals.
  20. I trust my inner wisdom.
  21. I have the knowledge I need to make smart decisions for myself today.
  22. I embrace the possibilities today brings.
  23. I am in control of my mindset.
  24. I am creating a life that feels good.
  25. I am resilient.
  26. I am grateful for another day.
  27. No matter what I do, I do it confidently.
  28. My sense of worth comes from within.
  29. I believe in the ideas I bring to the table.
  30. I excel at anything I put my mind to.
  31. I have full confidence in my skills and abilities.
  32. I am becoming the person I most want to be.
  33. I am grateful for my life journey and the lessons it teaches me.
  34. My possibilities for success and happiness are limitless.
  35. I have control over my happiness.

You Got This!

If you struggle with stress or lack of motivation in the mornings, morning affirmations are a great way to start the day off on a better foot.

Affirmations are helpful, positive statements about yourself. By repeating and meditating on these positive statements, you replace negative thoughts with more positive ones.

Over time, this can help you feel more confident, empowered, and energized taking on each day's challenges.

You can practice affirmations by repeating them aloud, posting them around your living space, or writing them down in a journal.

And if you need any support in your journey to reframe negative thoughts? The Jour app has your back. Our daily journaling prompts are specifically designed to help you change your mindset for the better - so you can have better days, every day.