Do you feel tired, anxious, stressed, sad or unfocused? Do you feel like you go through the motions of life, cruising in autopilot mode – possibly not living the moments of your life to the fullest or lacking a connection with the beauty of life? Do you find yourself worrying about the future, feeling anxious over things that have not even happened yet, worried about events that have not occurred or illnesses that have not been diagnosed? Do you find yourself thinking about the past, wishing things had been different or feeling sad or upset about a particular relationship or event that did not go the way you wanted?
Stop Now. We’ve certainly been through every emotion listed above on multiple occasions and will undoubtedly be there again. But in dealing with the realities of these feelings in everyday life, if there is one thing we could pass along it would be the benefits experienced from the Daily Mindful Practice. Start being mindful. Here are some affirmations for you to be mindful.
- I will be present in every moment.
- Today I will learn and grow.
- I have the power to change my story.
- I will be a magnet for ideas today.
- Everything I am looking for I can find within me.
- I will acknowledge my own self worth.
- I accept myself just as I am.
- I will believe in myself and my abilities.
- I will true to myself and my values.
- Today is full of endless opportunities.
- I will keep an open mind and not judge.
- I was not made to give up.
- I love myself to enough to push through.
- I will celebrate my small wins.
- I am enough.
- I will bend so I won’t break.
- I choose to be happy and completely love myself today.
- I will be at ease and enjoy simple moments.
- I am fearless and brave.
- I will honor my commitment to myself.
Increases feelings of peacefulness, calmness and relaxation – If your mind is full of anxious thoughts, your body automatically tenses up. When your body experiences stress, it has an automatic fight or flight response energy. All this energy surging through your body causes the muscles to tense up. When you are mindful, you become aware of the tension and can begin breathing with focus on releasing the tense part of your body.