30 Sleep Affirmations for Reducing Anxiety Each Night

Every day we work, play, love, and enjoy hopefully lots of good moments each 24 hours. When life is good, life is good. But with every new sunrise comes plenty of stressors that sometimes just cannot be avoided. Work gets tough, family problems arise, people get sick, money is tight – there’s always something to lose sleep over. But it doesn’t need to be that bad. Start repeating these 30 Sleep Affirmations to Reduce Anxiety and get rid of those stressors while also getting that much-needed beauty rest every night. It’s definitely a tool you’ll want to add to your daily night routine toolbox.

30 Sleep Affirmations For Reducing Anxiety Each Night

What are Sleep Affirmations?

In general, affirmations are short phrases or firm statements which help better your mood and declare positive thoughts as if they are the truth. They’ll ease your mind and drown out the worry and stress. While general affirmations clear up the fog of negative thinking that prevents us from being our best selves, sleep affirmations for anxiety specifically also get you ready to sink into a restful slumber. When you repeat sleep affirmations often and believe in them, you can start to make positive changes that better your daily life.

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How do Sleep Affirmations Help?

Sleep affirmations can help strengthen someone’s self-worth by boosting a positive opinion of oneself. Countering the feelings of panic, stress, and self-doubt that often accompany anxiety, sleep affirmations bring calmness, peace, and positivity.

Anxiety and stress are big reasons why so many people have trouble falling asleep. After a day of stressful work or personal conflicts, one’s mind keeps running. Anxiety is heightened. By saying and repeating sleep affirmations each night, not only will the anxiety and stress be reduced, but the cycle of low quantity and quality sleep, which also increases anxiety, begins to dwindle. It’s better all around.

Do affirmations work while you sleep? Some research shows that actually playing sleep affirmations while you sleep also benefits your subconscious. Like the pre-bedtime sleep affirmations, it takes very little setup and money to do them, so it doesn’t hurt to try!

Like anything else, however, making changes with sleep affirmations for peaceful sleep takes work and commitment. If you don’t use and say your sleep affirmations to yourself on a regular basis, it doesn’t matter how good your sleep affirmations are, they probably won’t make much of a difference to your daily life.

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30 Sleep Affirmations to Start Using Tonight

Sleep affirmations are easy to do, free to use, and anyone can do them to better their quality of sleep. We’ve put together 30 sleep affirmations that we know will help you drift off to sleep with a calmer, happier, and more peaceful mind. Try them out tonight!

  1. I am beautiful inside and out.
  2. I love and accept my body.
  3. I care for my body, mind, and my soul with a good night of sleep.
  4. I breathe deeply and slowly.
  5. I am liked and loved for who I am.
  6. I am proud of myself for the choices I made today. I will make good choices tomorrow.
  7. My body is letting go of the day. I feel my body sink into full relaxation.
  8. I’m grateful for the warm and comfortable bed I have.
  9. I will let every worry go. They cannot control me.
  10. I forgive others for mistakes made today. We’re all human.
  11. Anxiety does not control my life.
  12. I am in control of my thoughts, actions, and emotions.
  13. I live in the present moment, and at this moment I can rest.
  14. I am safe, calm, and relaxed.
  15. My mind is at peace.
  16. I’m prioritizing taking care of myself.
  17. I value mindfulness.
  18. My dreams will be filled with positivity and hope.
  19. Tomorrow is full of wonderful possibilities.
  20. My mind, body, and soul heal with good sleep. I welcome it.
  21. I am letting go of today. Tomorrow is a fresh, new day.
  22. I deserve a good night of rest. I am worthy of tomorrow.
  23. I have the potential to make tomorrow an opportunity for change and growth.
  24. My body and my mind are tired.
  25. At this moment I give myself permission to do nothing.
  26. I am thankful for this chance to close my eyes.
  27. I embrace the stillness and quietness.
  28. I’m releasing the tension of the day and the stress in my body. I feel relaxed.
  29. I feel good and happy as I begin to tire.
  30. I’m allowing peace to wash over me.
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There’s nothing to lose. Adding sleep affirmations to your daily night routine is a no-brainer. They’re a powerful tool that we can all easily add to our lives for that better night of rest. Do you use sleep affirmations? Let us know how they’re working for you!

WANT TO READ MORE?
Check out Daily Mom’s article on 20 Positive Nightly Affirmations to Achieve Restful, Self-improving Sleep.

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30 Sleep Affirmations For Reducing Anxiety Each Night
Lauren Austin
Lauren Austinhttp://www.financialfundaments.com
She's a full-time Financial Coach, professional designer, and part-time home DIYer. As a business owner of Financial Fundaments, and an awesome mom to 3 young kids, she has a full plate but loves every minute of it. Lauren became a Daily Mom to satisfy her need for writing while helping other moms take control of their financial health.

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