Reasons for the use of Affirmations

According to the literature, the use of affirmations has several benefits. It can improve mental health, increase overall wellness and improve one’s sense of well being. Affirmations can reduce stress and the effects of negative emotions. There is also an increase in coping skill and self esteem.

How do you find affirmations helpful?

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Cascio, C. N., O’Donnell, M. B., Tinney, F. J., Lieberman, M. D., Taylor, S. E., Strecher, V. J., & Falk, E. B. (2016). Self-affirmation activates brain systems associated with self-related processing and reward and is reinforced by future orientation. Social cognitive and affective neuroscience, 11(4), 621–629.

Epton, T., Harris, P. R., Kane, R., van Koningsbruggen, G. M., & Sheeran, P. (2015). The impact of self-affirmation on health-behavior change: a meta-analysis. Health psychology : official journal of the Division of Health Psychology, American Psychological Association, 34(3), 187–196. 

Montijo, S. (2021). How to use positive affirmations for a fulfilling life.



  1. Zachery Peragine

    Hi! I read through this post and it reminds me of my old roommate who would always talk about similar topics. I will definitely forward this to him. Thank you for sharing!

    • Stacy Finch

      Thank you for commenting, Zachary! I hope you and your former roommate find the article useful and would love to hear about your use of affirmations.


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