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Cheer Up With Esteem Building Affirmations
The following Affirmations were written by a woman who used them to overcome extreme abuse as a child resulting in self hate and self defeat. By this method she has become masterful and exemplary in the achievement of reality-based self esteem. Her work is offered freely to kindred spirits everywhere. For similar affirmations daily go to the depression-and-self-esteem home page at
'I am moving from darkness towards the light - I am growing and evolving into the person I want to be.' This is what I am feeling today and it is a wonderful feeling...” by the author of the following affirmations
I am open and willing to change.
By being myself and doing what I love, I make a significant contribution to my life.
I am moving from darkness towards the light - I am growing and evolving into the person I want to be.
I am filled with the joy of life.
I learn enthusiastically.
This is a new and wonderful day for me; there will never be another day like this one so I am making it the best that I can.
I am overflowing with joy over each and every one of my accomplishments.
I am aware that "there" is no better than "here". My success begins in this very moment.
In my own time and my own way, I am creating miracles in my life.
As I allow myself to feel my negative feelings, I heal them.
It is okay to allow my feelings to be expressed and released.
I am free to choose. Everything I am and everything I become is under my own control.
I put my whole heart into my successes. I don't hold anything back and I don't let anyone stop or discourage me.
The more I love myself the more others love me.
I am attractive, desirable and lovable.
My own belief in lack and limitation is the only thing limiting me.
Every positive action I take in the direction my dreams and goals will reinforce my belief in myself and my ability to accomplish my ideals.
In order to enjoy high levels of self-confidence, I have to organize my life in such away that I feel in control of what happens to me.
I learn and grow from my mistakes rather than deny them or use them to confirm my unworthiness.
I nurture myself with kind, supportive self-talk.
I am developing new and positive habits. I have the desire to put all my energy into moving forward and building a healthy life.
I am the living, joyous expression of life. I am my own person.
Today may seem to be the same as yesterday, bit I have the opportunity to experience it in an entirely different way.
My faith will keep me going through those moments between steps.
What I desire is possible because I am worth it.
Today I choose to do things for me that me feel good about myself.
I am worthy of positive changes today.
I choose to dream my own dreams.
I release old beliefs and create new supportive ones.
Fears and doubts get smaller when I talk about them.
Walking away from something that is bad for me is not quitting.
I have the resources to develop my creative expression.
I can choose my attitude and I choose to feel great.
I respect the freedom and individuality of others.
I have all the strength I need to do all that is good and right in my life.
I deserve to be happy and successful.
I accept all the feelings that come with change and growth.
Today I am able to love myself and see myself for the special person that I am.
I am the only one who has the power to stop myself from feeling wonderful.
It is okay to feel good about myself and I do!
I will not let the lessons or experiences of the past dampen my enthusiasm for new beginnings.
I love and respect my intelligent creative mind at all times.
I will look for the beauty in every problem I have to solve.
I am powerfully positive in everything I think, do, and say.