Affirmations When Stressed Out
This month’s theme is Stress Management and you can get the free worksheet at AffirmationPod.com/Stress Since these are affirmations for when you're feeling stressed out, I got into them pretty quickly.
Hey reaction, it’s time to stop
Hey negative thoughts, I’m putting on the brakes
Hey anger, I hear you, and you can sit down now
The stressor ain’t going to change because I’m freaking out
Hey nervous system, I am choosing calm over stressing out right now
I don’t care what time of day it is, I am restarting my day
It’s time to reset my nervous system
I deserve better than to freak out, stress out and totally overwhelm myself
I deserve better than to give myself that
I am evolving and changing how I react
It’s incredible that I’m catching myself in this stressed out state
And I am calling on every single emotional muscle I have to pull myself into a relaxed state
I know it’s so easy to take the stressed out path
Because I’ve done that for so long
But it’s not the person I want to be today
It’s not the person I want to be now
I wanna be someone who can experience the stressor without reacting this strongly
I acknowledge there tension that is here
I acknowledge the tension in my body
I acknowledge the mental and emotional impact of what’s happening here
And I acknowledge the circumstances
I also know that self-care is a channel that I need to use right now
That I need to connect with right now
I am taking deep breaths
I am picturing my power to overcome this
I am in touch with my core
I shake out all the stressed out vibes
I feel them exiting my body now
I am not avoiding the stressor
I am controlling how I respond to the stressor
Yeah, I’m becoming someone who stays collected
And not frazzled I feel my call for tension to stand down
I feel my jaw ease I feel my shoulders relax
I feel my hands soften I steer my mind to what helps settle my body
I am doing an amazing job with this
I am strong to improve my stress management skills
I am brave to try something new here
I am clear on the direction I’m going in
I am clear on my best stress management strategies that I will choose to do and use after I listen to this
My stress management skills aren’t just ideas, they’re not just thoughts or things I’ve put on a piece of paper
I’m applying them, I’m doing them, I’m becoming them
I will now focus on what will get me through in the best way possible for me
Affirmations by Josie Ong
Please note: next month's worksheet is the Self-Care Worksheet. In your answers for the Stress Management Worksheet, think intervention meaning what to do when stress happens. Save your prevention strategies for the Self-Care Worksheet.
The sister episode to this one is Episode 216 Maintaining Self-Care During Stressful Times
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