My Body is Healthy, and I’m Grateful

My body is healthy, and I’m grateful. My physical and mental health might not be perfect, but I do more than get by. I know my limitation, but also understand the restrictions foster innovation. I do that best I can with what I’ve got, and never squander the opportunities that I have in front of me.

This Affirmation Helps Me to Simplify

My body is healthy, and I’m grateful. My diet is basic, and contains food that provides me with what I need. I eat slowly, quietly, and mindfully. Most of what I drink is ordinary water. I walk where I’m going whenever possible, for the exercise it provides. To simplify means to do things is a way that is both practical and healthful.

This Affirmation Helps Me to Create

My body is healthy, and I’m grateful. The pain is manageable and I get the rest I need. My state of health allows me to concentrate and focus so I can work. There is always something that I am able to do. To create means that I am always well enough to make something, and have the acuity to adapt to my level of ability on any given day.

This Affirmation Helps Me to Thrive

My body is healthy, and I’m grateful. I don’t get bogged down in negativity, worrying about what I can’t do, or what I used to be able to do. There is plenty that I can do, and the best way to show my appreciate for that is to do those things. To thrive means to use everything I have to its fullest capacity and never lose sight of how wonderful that is.

My Body is Healthy, and I’m Grateful

There is a body of peer-reviewed work in the field of social psychology that indicates self-affirmation can reduce a person’s stress response. It doesn’t affect short-term mood or long-term self-esteem, but it does create a buffer against everyday stressors. It won’t magically make your dreams come true. You cannot change the world around you with your thoughts. Affirmations can help you to reframe your thinking and help you to focus your actions. The greatest effects come when affirmations reinforce your values and priorities.

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