Read the set of related affirmations in this post aloud. It’s important to your conscious and subconscious mind to hear the affirmations said in your own voice. Choose one or two of the affirmations from the set to start working with. You only need one or two affirmations, used consistently, to make a substantial change in your life.

Affirmations are most effective when said aloud. Studies have proven that it’s impossible to think a negative thought and make a positive statement aloud at the same time. Use this principle to halt negative thoughts in their tracks and turn them around.

Say your chosen affirmation loud enough for your mind to hear your voice saying the words and take notice of how you feel as you begin and as you continue your practice. Feeling better? Repeat your chosen affirmation at least twice a day – morning, and night – for at least 30 days, and reinforce your affirmation by writing it in your journal.

Affirmations are powerful, positive sentences that can change your mindset. Don’t focus on challenges and lack, but on healthy self-esteem and unshakeable self-confidence. You can leverage the power of affirmations in your life by beginning an affirmation practice – using one or two favorite affirmations over the course of 30 to 60 days to permanently change your mindset and by extension, your life.

Comment below that you’ve started this process. Add entries in your journal each day as to how you’re feeling. Note the positive changes you’ve made and celebrate them! Send me a note using the contact form and let me know how you’re doing!


What makes you feel safe? Is it related to your physical well-being – for instance, living in a secure apartment or home where you have little worry about any outsiders breaking into or walking into your private space? Is it related to your emotional well-being – happily involved in a relationship that makes you feel good and that satisfies the wishes of your heart, or being on loving terms with your family members?

Your safety can be an affirming and positive part of your life – an aspect that helps you to feel good and lowers your stress level, or it can be a source of upset and worry. If you don’t feel safe, it’s hard to feel confident about what you experience every day. Feeling unsafe is not a productive way to live, and while we may not have 100% control of our external environment, there are things we can do to feel safe.

Check out the affirmations below – choose one or two that resonate with you, and one that brings up resistance for you. Which affirmations do you find easy to say out loud and to repeat? Which ones are harder? Take note of where resistance or negative emotion rises when you read the affirmative statements – that’s an indicator of an area of your life where you should be open to change.

Affirmations to Help in Keeping Myself Safe

I choose to feel safe.

I choose to feel secure.

At all times, I am secure and safe. I have myself and I protect myself from harm.

My home is safe and protected.

My family is safe and protected.

I find safety in my inner self.

I am divinely protected.

I am surrounded by safety and security.

I deserve to always feel safe and secure.

This world is my safe place.

The people in my life support and love me, making me feel safe.

I live my life exuberantly and in love.

All is well within my life and my world.

I trust that everything will work out for my highest good.

My emotions are protected. I feel safe. I am protected.

My spirit is protected. I feel safe. I am protected.

My body is protected. I feel safe. I am protected.

My mind is protected. I feel safe. I am protected.

I am where I belong and I am safe, loved, and protected.

I set personal boundaries that keep safe and protected.


About the Author Dianne Daniels

Born and raised in Detroit, Michigan and a current resident of Norwich, Connecticut, Dianne M. Daniels empowers women 35+ to uplift their Souls, build healthy Self Esteem, and deepen Self-Discovery & Self-Knowledge with the proven practices of Affirmations and Journaling.

Dianne is a Unitarian Universalist Minister and holds a Master of Divinity degree from Starr King School for the Ministry. She's an avid reader, a lover of old houses (she currently lives in an 1850s vintage Greek Revival home with her family), and proudly serves her community as a Registrar of voters.

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