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