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20 Morning Affirmations

Here are some morning affirmations to start the day off with clarity, purpose and joy.

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“Each morning we are born again. Do today what matters most,” writes Jack Kornfield, in The Buddha’s Little Instruction Book.

We get a remarkable gift each day: A fresh start. That chance to do what matters most. Now, not all of us are morning people, it’s true. Some of us pop out of bed at 6 a.m., raring to go, while others stagger out from under the covers, zombie-like, toward the coffee maker and a hot shower. It’s okay—you can’t help being a night owl or a lark, as those factors are largely determined by genetics. But once you’re awake... are you really awake? Are you receiving the gift the universe has handed you? Or are you wandering into the day in a fog of to-dos? Don’t waste such a precious gift. Here are some morning affirmations to start the day off with clarity, purpose and joy.  

  1. Today, I make smart decisions.
  2. I greet the day with joy and gratitude.
  3. I am so grateful for another day on this Earth; thank you!
  4. Today is going to be great because I will make it so.
  5. This is the day the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.
  6. My day is off to a positive start.
  7. Hello, World! Here I come.
  8. Today I live a purpose-filled life.
  9. I share my full potential with those around me.
  10. I am energized and strong.
  11. Wellness and abundance are flowing into my life.
  12. I see new opportunities all around me.
  13. Positive mind, positive life.
  14. I’m awake to the possibilities around me.  
  15. Divine energy surrounds me.
  16. Today I choose happiness and wellbeing.
  17. Something wonderful will happen today.
  18. I was put here to achieve my greatest self.
  19. Today, I am blessed.
  20. “Mine is the sunlight, mine is the morning.” - Eleanor Farjeon, made famous by Cat Stevens

What affirmations do you use to greet the new day? Share your favorites below in the comments. 


Kathryn Drury Wagner is a writer and editor based in Los Angeles. Her latest book is Hawaii’s Strangest, Ickiest, Wildest Book Ever!


Kathryn Drury Wagner

Kathryn Drury Wagner is a writer and editor based in Los Angeles. She is the author of Hawaii’s Strangest, Ickiest, Wildest Book Ever!, a science and natural history “gross out” for young readers.  


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