Affirmations to help heal from trauma

It is possible to recover from trauma. You just need the right approach. Try out these affirmations to help you recover.

1. I am safe in this moment.

Start with first making yourself feel safe.

Trauma can leave you feeling constantly on edge and unsafe. This affirmation reminds you that, in the present moment, you are safe. It helps ground you and ease anxiety.

2. I am not defined by my past.

Start differentiating between past and present

Trauma can make you feel like your past experiences define you. This affirmation empowers you to recognize that your past doesn't have to dictate your present or future.

3. I am resilient and capable of healing.

Recognise your own strengths

Remind yourself of your inner strength and resilience. Trauma survivors often underestimate their ability to heal; this affirmation reinforces your capacity for recovery.

4. I am worthy of love and support.

You deserve everything good in life.

Trauma can erode self-worth and make it difficult to accept love and support from others. This affirmation encourages you to embrace the love and help that's available to you.

5. I release the shame and guilt that do not belong to me.

Let the past be in the past.

Trauma can lead to feelings of shame and guilt, even when they aren't justified. This affirmation helps you let go of these burdens that don't belong to you.

6. I deserve happiness and peace.

Yes! You do!

Trauma can create a sense that you don't deserve happiness or peace. This affirmation asserts your right to these positive experiences.

7. I am in control of my thoughts and emotions.

Remind yourself you are in charge

Trauma can make you feel out of control. This affirmation reminds you that you have the power to manage your thoughts and emotions.

8. I am free to set healthy boundaries.

Boundaries are crucial

Trauma can blur boundaries or make it challenging to set and enforce them. This affirmation empowers you to establish and maintain healthy boundaries.

9. I am on a path of healing and growth.

Your healing is in your hands

Healing is a journey, and it can sometimes feel slow or uncertain. This affirmation reinforces the idea that you are moving forward, even if progress is gradual.

10. I forgive myself for any perceived shortcomings

If you don't forgive yourself you cannot move forward

Trauma can lead to self-blame and a harsh inner critic. This affirmation encourages self-forgiveness and self-compassion, recognizing that you are not to blame for the trauma you experienced.

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