How to use positive affirmations 

  • Take 3 deep breaths, inhaling and exhaling to a count of 10.
  • Stand in front of a mirror and look yourself in the eyes. 
  • Smile, if it feels natural.
  • Say your affirmation (or list of positive affirmations) slowly and clearly.
  • Repeat the affirmation(s) 3-5 times, really focusing on the meaning of each word.
  • Take another three deep breaths, allowing your body to absorb the positive feeling of the affirmation(s).

Affirmation reflection

I always find the right words to say at the right time. This ability gives me great confidence. I am well-spoken and known for my ability to communicate effectively and charismatically.

People enjoy communicating with me, and I look forward to sharing my ideas with everyone I meet. I also enjoy listening to others. Others appreciate my listening skills, and this also boosts my confidence. I feel calmer and more confident when I take the time to listen to others.

My communication skills extend to my writing skills. I express myself clearly and confidently in any written format. Whether I am writing a report, memo, or casual email, my message is well-received.

My communication at work is impeccable. My ability to express myself confidently is great for my career. I am respected by my colleagues for my public speaking skills. I speak confidently and powerfully at work. I know the most successful people have the best communication skills.

My confidence also benefits my social life. I am comfortable with strangers and make friends easily. My social life is vibrant and interesting. I have plenty of people in my social life.

Today, I am looking forward to having easy and meaningful conversations. I impress others with my social confidence and skill.

I express myself clearly and confidently.

Self-Reflection Questions:

  1. When do I feel least confident while communicating? Which situations are most challenging? Why?
  2. When do I feel most confident while communicating?
  3. What can I do to gain more confidence, regardless of the situation?

About the author 


Farrah Reyna is a relationship expert and creator of

Let Your Ex Go, an eight week breakup recovery program.

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