We all know that life can be full of ups and downs. One minute we feel like we are on top of the world, and the next can feel like we are struggling to keep our heads above water.
It’s during these tough times that we could all use a little pick-me-up—which is where using positive affirmations for new beginnings comes in…
It can be challenging to move past a comfort zone, face the unknown, or even just dealing with a new change, but by using positive affirmations, you can help create a positive mindset and increase your self-esteem, which both go a long way to dealing with transitions and new beginnings.
By using daily affirmations, and the law of attraction, you can move past all sorts of negativity, see the positive in your new start, the new season of your life, and feel a sense of inner peace and calm confidence in what lies ahead.
What Are Positive Affirmations?
Positive affirmations are short, powerful statements, made in the present tense, that you can say to yourself (or out loud) in order to boost your mood, increase your motivation, or simply change the way you’re thinking about a situation.
These positive statements work in your subconscious mind by helping to reprogram your brain so that you start to think more positively about yourself and your life. Over time, this can lead to some pretty amazing changes in your life.
For example, if you’re someone who is constantly putting yourself down, using positive affirmations can help you to start thinking more kindly about yourself. Or, if you’re struggling with low self-esteem, using affirmations can help you to start seeing yourself in a more positive light.
Ultimately, using positive affirmations can help you to create the life that you want—which is why they’re perfect for helping you to make a fresh start.
While there are many different types of affirmations, they all share one common goal: to help us focus on the positive aspects of our lives and overcome negative thinking patterns.
Why Use Affirmations For New Beginnings?
When starting something new—whether it’s a new job, a new relationship, or a new hobby—it’s normal to feel anxious or scared.
After all, change can be daunting!
But by using affirmations, we can remind ourselves that we are capable of handling whatever comes our way.
Affirmations can also help us to let go of the past and move on to new beginnings.
If you’re struggling to let go of a past relationship, a job, or simply a change in circumstance, repeating affirmations can help you to refocus your thinking and give you the strength to move forward in a positive way.
Affirmations For New Beginnings And A Fresh Start
If you’re looking for some extra encouragement as you embark on a new chapter in your life, then these affirmations will be perfect to help you along the way.
Use these little affirmations as the perfect daily inspiration, and embrace the new path your life is taking.
1 – I am worthy of love, happiness, and abundance.
2 – I am grateful for all the wonderful things in my life.
3 – I embrace this new chapter of my life with open arms.
4 – I am surrounded by people who love and support me.
5 – I am strong and resilient—I can get through anything.
6 – I am tenacious and determined—I never give up.
7 – I appreciate all the good in my life.
8 – Every day, in every way, I am getting better and better.
9 – I am creating my own story.
10 – I am surrounded by positivity and love.
11 – Abundance is flowing into my life now.
12 – I am open to the new things life has to offer me.
13 – With this clean slate I can create a new life I love and enjoy.
14 – Good luck follows me everywhere I go.
15 – All my needs are met with ease and grace.
16 – The doors of opportunity are open to me now.
17 – I am open to new possibilities.
18 – I am safe.
19 – I am grateful for all that I have.
20 – I deserve love and abundance.
21 – I release the need to control everything and trust in the universe.
22 – I am wide awake and present.
23 – I can do anything that I put my mind to.
24 – Good things come easily to me.
25 – Everything works out for my highest good.
26 – I approve of myself just as I am.
27 – All of my relationships are healthy and supportive.
28 – My body is healthy, whole, and perfect.
29 – I am worthy of an amazing life.
30 – The universe is conspiring to help me achieve my dreams.
31 – Today is going to be a great day!
32 – My intuition is always guiding me toward what is best for me.
33 – I love myself unconditionally.
34 – I attract wealth and abundance into my life.
35 – Prosperity is flowing towards me.
36 – I am powerful beyond measure.
37 – Abundance is everywhere around me.
38 – Miracles happen every day in my life.
39 – Everything happens for a reason and everything works out in the end.
40 – Success comes easily to me.
41 – Difficult times do not last.
42 – I love myself for who I am, I am a good person.
43 – Every decision I make is the right decision.
44 – Every door that has closed has opened another one for me.
45 – The past does not define who I am today.
46 – I am exactly where I am supposed to be.
47 – I forgive myself for my mistakes and know each one has taught me a valuable lesson.
48 – This moment is perfect just as it is.
49 – Every day is a new day and a new opportunity.
50 – I am in control of my life, I make choices to move my life in the direction I want it to go.
51 – I am responsible for my own happiness.
How To Use Affirmations For New Beginnings
If you’re new to using affirmations, you may be wondering how you can actually use these powerful statements to overcome negative thought patterns and reprogram your mind for positive thinking.
Research shows, for affirmations to be effective, they need to be repeated often. It matters less about how you use your affirmations, and more about how frequently you use them.
Ways To Use Your Affirmations
The best way (and easiest way) to use affirmations is to simply repeat them to yourself throughout the day, and whenever you need a boost of encouragement.
You could set aside time in the morning, during the day, and at night to repeat your affirmations to yourself, as well as any other time they pop into your mind throughout the day.
Other ways you can use your new beginnings affirmations include:
- Repeating them as you commute to work
- Using them as daily meditations, repeating them over and over in your mind while focusing on your breath
- Record yourself saying your affirmations and listen to the recording as you fall asleep
- Decorate your space with your affirmations by using posters or affirmation cards
- Use affirmations as journal prompts
- Write out your chosen affirmation over and over again
- Include the affirmations on your vision board
- Repeat the affirmations to yourself as you stand in front of the mirror
Choose whichever way feels best for you, or combine a few different ways, and have fun with it! The more fun you have with your affirmations, the more likely you are to stick with them.
When To Use Your Affirmations
Despite what you may have heard, there really is no overall ‘perfect time’ to use your affirmations, it will always come down to the individual person and what is best for you.
The most important thing is that they are repeated often and regularly – in order to experience the powerful way affirmations can create new connections in your mind, you need to repeat them regularly.
You may want to set a daily reminder on your phone to prompt you to repeat your affirmations.
With that being said, there are also different times in your life when you may be called to use affirmations that are specific to new beginnings.
These could include:
- when you start a new career
- when you embark on changes like a healthier lifestyle or a new spiritual way
- when you’re wanting to use new moon affirmations
- at the start of a new year
- at the beginning of all positive changes (because even these can be daunting)
- when you’re heading in new directions in your life
- when you move to a new home
- when embarking on new adventures
Or any other time when you feel called to use affirmations as a way to bring more positive energy into a new beginning in any area of your life.
If you’re looking for encouragement and support during a fresh start, affirmations are a powerful tool to help you retrain your brain for positive thinking.
Choose a few of the affirmations from the list above that resonate with you, and make a commitment to repeating them often. Remember – the more frequently you use them, the more effective they will be!
And have fun with it! The more fun you have with your affirmations, the more likely you are to stick with them.
Positive affirmations are a tool that can be used again and again throughout your life – anytime you need a boost of encouragement or motivation. So make sure to bookmark this page, or save the affirmations you like best to refer back to whenever you need them.