55 Affirmations for A Positive Body Image 

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If you’re new here… I’m going to let you in on a not-so-little secret… I LOVE AFFIRMATIONS. Affirmations have helped me so much when it comes to my overall mindset. From affirmations for success and abundance to affirmations to help you tap into your femininity.. there’s never been an affirmation that I didn’t love! Affirmations have also helped me, substantially, with my body image. Here are 55 affirmations for a positive body image.

As a reminder: I am not a doctor, nor do I claim to be! Any claims in this article are based on my personal experience and research. Please read my full medical disclaimer before engaging with my content, suggestions or anecdotes. Also, as a reminder, this post contains affiliate links to certain products and I may earn a small commission (at no extra cost to you!) if you make a purchase based off of my wonderful suggestions. 

At the end of 2020 I was really struggling with the weight I gained. I knew I needed to make a shift in my lifestyle, and I also knew that I needed a full mind, body, and soul approach to weight loss if I wanted it to stick. One of the things I started doing was using affirmations for a positive body image. 

While, at the time, my body wasn’t “where I wanted it to be” – using these affirmations for a positive body image helped me to appreciate where I was. If you’re familiar with the law of attraction you know how important it is to appreciate where you are, even if it’s not where you want to be. 

On top of helping me to appreciate where I was – these affirmations for a positive body image also helped me to reframe how I looked at my body. While I was nearly 50 pounds overweight – I now appreciated how capable my body was. My body had supported me through the emotional ups and downs I had been experiencing. While “gaining weight” isn’t necessarily the best thing in the world, I was able to appreciate how my body held the weight (much of which came from emotional eating/avoiding my feelings). 

Instead of shaming my body for “being too big” – I was able to thank my body for holding the emotions that I wasn’t mentally strong enough to feel at that time. The emotions that I ate my way through, instead of feeling my way through. 

I love affirmations! Here are some of my other affirmation articles:
How to Effectively Use Positive Affirmations
What are Positive Affirmations (+ How to Use Them)
111 Affirmations to Tap into Your Feminine Energy
88 Affirmations for Abundance and Success

55 Affirmations for A Positive Body Image

I am grateful for my body and everything it is capable of.

I appreciate all the things that my body does to support me.

I am worthy at any size.

I accept and love my body just the way it is.

It is safe for me to rely on my body.

It is safe for me to trust my body.

I honor my body as my sacred temple.

My body shows up for me every day and deserves my full love and support.

Numbers on a scale do not define me.

Numbers on a scale do not determine my value.

My body is strong!

I am allowed to take up space.

I let go of the urge to restrict and deny my body.

My body deserves to be taken care of.

I can find joy at any size.

I can find peace at any size.

I am a whole person, not just a body.

My body is a gift!

I show my body love.

My body is a blessing.

You might enjoy some of my other articles:
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Why I Aligned my Lifestyle with My Natural Circadian Rhythm (And How You Can, Too)
How A Simple Gratitude Practice Changed my Life

I release self-criticism and choose self-love. 

I honor my body just as it is.

My body has always, and will always, support me.

I make healthy choices for my body.

My body is resilient and adaptable.

I feel strong in my body.

My body is allowed to change and grow, just as I am.

I choose to love my body, unconditionally.

My body is my home and I choose to build it up – not tear it down.

My health is a blessing.

I listen to my body because it knows what I need.

My body is more capable than I can fathom!

I treat my body with love and compassion, not hate and criticism. 

My body is my teammate, not my enemy.

I deserve to feel at peace with food.

My body deserves to feel at peace with me.

My self-worth is not defined by my appearance. 

My body is where I live – not who I am.

I accept my body as it is in this moment.

I would not be here today without the support from my body.

I release insecurities and grow more comfortable in my skin each day.

I speak loving and kind words to my body.

I am beautiful inside and out.

My body was created perfectly and uniquely as the vessel to carry me through this life.

My body is full of energy.

I choose to stop obsessing over my body.

I give myself permission to feel confident.

I give myself permission to love myself at all shapes and sizes.

My body has always taken care of me and I must take care of it.

My self-love sets the tone for how others love me.

I am kind to my body even if I am uncomfortable with how it looks.

I accept my body the way it is today.

I speak loving and kind words to my body.

I am beautiful inside and out.

I am learning to love my body fully.

I hope that these affirmations for a positive body image can help you find confidence in your skin! I’d love to know which ones resonated with you the most and which you can see yourself adding to your own routine and affirmation practice!  

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