How to sleep better with nightly affirmations. Unless you have kids, then you never sleep.
I’m just kidding. Sort of. If you have kids then you already know, but mine are two and one right now and the struggle is real. If one doesn’t need me, the other does. Which can make it a difficult balance not only with family time, but with work and finding quiet time for myself too.
So sometimes when I’m laying my head on my pillow at night and conjuring up all of the things that I didn’t do that day, or beating myself up for losing my cool, I say a few things that help quiet the noise. I’m fairly open about my struggles with anxiety and depression, which is why I became an advocate for mental health and wellbeing. It is my hope that this article helps you if you are someone that struggles as well.
How to sleep better by eliminating guilt.
Guilt is one thing that can prevent me from resting easy. The worry that I was too short-tempered with my husband or my children. That I wasn’t proactive enough at work. Maybe I wasn’t nice enough to someone that was worthy of all of my attention. All of those things can prevent me from being the best version of myself. Why? Because then you get stuck in the depression cycle, the one that keeps feeding itself if you allow it to. These are some of the things that I remind myself when I go down that rabbit hole.
- I do the best I can.
- I can always do better tomorrow.
- My kids need a happy mom more than a perfect mom.
- My husband married me because he loves me.
- Every day I get closer to my goals.
- What is meant for me will find me.
- I treat others how I would like to be treated.
- Other people understand that I’m a person too.
- I know that I am human and sometimes make mistakes.
- I always act with good intentions.
It’s okay to push yourself but not to the point that you do nothing.
Doing nothing is worse than doing the wrong thing. At least that’s what most successful people I follow say often. And I’ve found that to be true. I always feel worse having not done something to further my goals, than to do something and fall flat on my face. A key component to how to sleep better at night is to always do your best during the day. And remember that your best may be pretty lackluster some days, and that’s okay!
- My feelings are valid.
- I do not need to be ashamed of my feelings.
- I cannot control how I feel all the time. But I can control what I do with my feelings.
- Everything will get done in its own timing.
- I trust in the divine timing of the universe.
- Things will work out for the best.
- I can only do what I can do on any given day.
- There is nothing wrong with me.
Affirmations are meant to comfort you.
Be sure to pick the ones that you feel do at any given moment. How to sleep better with them is to use them regularly. Lately, there has been a lot of worry about money in the world. The pandemic has caused many people to lose jobs, loved ones, and the human connection. That has helped me really spread positivity because I know the world needs it more than ever. These are some of the affirmations that help me with those kinds of worries.
- Death is a part of life.
- Every day I show as much love as I can to those that I love.
- I can always call my loved ones more.
- I can always hug my kids a little longer.
- God has a plan.
- There is no shortage of money.
- There is no shortage of abundance.
- I can make more money.
- I am worthy of abundance.
- There is more to life than material things.
Those are some of the real ones that I say to myself, I hope you found them helpful! But there are plenty of other ones that I use as well.
How to sleep better with daily affirmations.
The above affirmations are some of my personal ones that I use. Not all of them but some of the ones more specific to my worries in life. Here are some more everyday type affirmations for whatever is bothering you. And just so you know, you can use these all day, that is probably my to tips for how to sleep better. Using them all day makes you feel in control of yourself and your actions and guide you toward contentment. Instead of suddenly feeling discontent at night.
- I’m thankful for today.
- I feel calm and at peace.
- I can let go of my responsibilities of the day.
- Nothing can disturb my peace unless I let it.
- I choose peace and happiness.
- I am enough, and I did enough.
- I’m grateful for today and the lessons it brought.
- Thank you for my health, my wealth, and my happiness.
- I am grateful for my bed, the roof over my head, and the food in my belly.
- I’m more blessed and lucky than I realize.
What were some of your favorite how to sleep better affirmations? I’d love to know in the comments below!
And just remember that you are worthy, you are enough, and you are blessed! Keep spreading your light everywhere you go, don’t let anyone diminish it!
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