Positive affirmations for women can be a valuable and effective tool for increasing self-worth and confidence, for improved wellbeing.

Do Positive Affirmations For Women Work?

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Yes! Positive affirmations can work for most people, with one caveat…

It’s important they’re practiced correctly, otherwise they can have the opposite effect to what they’re supposed to achieve!

If you use affirmations that are formatted in properly and appropriately, they’re highly successful. They can benefit:

  • Self-esteem
  • Self-compassion
  • Self-worth
  • Self-confidence
  • Positivity
  • Motivation
  • Happiness
  • Sense of wellbeing
  • Inner peace

While this list is not necessarily exhaustive, you may notice one glaring omission. If you’re hoping to manifest the big bucks, you’ll likely be disappointed.

Keep reading to find out more about how affirmations work and why manifesting wealth is unrealistic.

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What Are Daily Affirmations Exactly?

Affirmations are simple statements designed to affirm positive beliefs about ourselves. And there’s a massive clue in that sentence about what can stop them from working. 

Nevertheless, having research the topic, I’m a huge advocate because the theory of how and why affirmations can work is underpinned by science:

Practicing affirmations regularly will, over time, literally rewire your brain!

That sounds pretty compelling to me!

340 Daily Affirmations to Help You Grow

I’ve created several lists of affirmations based around different topics and goals, including:

  • Self worth
  • Inner child work
  • Confidence
  • Shadow work
  • Morning positivity
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What you think, you become. What you feel, you attract. What you imagine, you create.


113 Self Loving Affirmations

These affirmations are focused on increasing your self-love, self-esteem, and self-worth.

Find out why self-love is not selfish, and why we should all make time for it.

Read: 113 Self Loving Affirmations to Increase Your Self-Worth

60 Gratitude Affirmations

Why not try these 60 affirmations to give thanks and boost your positivity and wellbeing through increased gratitude? There really is no better way to improve your mindset and your mood, than to actively work on developing an attitude of gratitude.

Read 60 Gratitude Affirmations to Feel Balanced, Peaceful, and Happy

14 Inner Child Affirmations

This post is dedicated to inner child work, covering: 

  • What it is
  • How you do it
  • Why you should do it
  • A variety of activities including 14 affirmations
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100 Confidence Affirmations

If you’re looking for affirmations to increase your courage, bravery, and fearlessness, try these confidence affirmations.

They’ve been carefully crafted and curated in a specific and deliberate sequence to maximise their effectiveness. 

Read more about how affirmations work: 100 Confidence Affirmations to Make You Fearless!

35 Powerful Affirmations for Shadow Work

Shadow work is not for the faint hearted, but if you’re ready to do some profound inner work and reap the benefits, these shadow affirmations can help you.

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These are not quite so uplifting as you’ve likely come to expect from typical affirmations. Specifically designed for the purpose of illuminating your shadow – they’re more challenging and uncomfortable. 

But with the right approach and mindset, they hold value in terms of deep inner shadow work.

78 Morning Affirmations

Finally, following on from the previous intense affirmations, these are far more positive and inspiring! (Not that the others are not inspiring – I hope they are too, just in a completely different way!)

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Remember I said to keep reading to find out more about manifesting? Well this is the post that also looks into that and why money should not be your focus when practicing affirmations.

Read: 78 Morning Affirmations to Set You Up For the Day

Essentially, affirmations are designed and should be used to alter for the better – or affirm – your mindset, attitudes, and outlook. If this is your goal, then they can almost certainly benefit and work for you.

An award-nominated blogger and author, Kate is a huge advocate of personal growth, focusing on journaling to increase positivity and facilitate mindful motherhood. With a wealth of experience in breastfeeding and CMPA, Kate is also an expert baby sleep chaser. Her writing has appeared on Mothercare, Huff Post, and BritMums.

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