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25 Affirmations for Students

Updated: Oct 18, 2022

So what exactly are affirmations?

Simply put, affirmations are phrases that you can recite to yourself to fulfill a certain mental goal. Depending on your day, you might have a different goal in mind, like being motivated, relaxing and recentering, concentrating, or changing negative thinking patterns. There are affirmations for almost every category under the sun, but today I wanted to write some affirmations for students.

We’ve all had days where we might have failed a test, had a rough day at school, or done a less than stellar job on a big assignment. In these moments it’s especially important to push through, and one thing that I’ve done lately to destress after a hard day is to practice positive affirmations. Sometimes all we need is a little bit of extra encouragement, and I’ve found that words of affirmation can help to quickly remind you of who you are and what your purpose is, and give you that extra energy boost needed to turn your day around.

Whether you’re in middle school, high school, college, or even graduate school, I hope these affirmations serve as a pick-me-up, and help you have a fulfilling day!

Read below for 25 positive affirmations for students of all ages.

  1. I am more than a grade. I am powerful, intelligent, and worthy, and I will do my best to do better next time.

  2. I am capable of learning anything that I want to learn. No subject is too hard for me to understand.

  3. Success is not final, and failure is not fatal.

  4. My success is up to my choices.

  5. Focusing comes naturally to me.

  6. I am doing my best, and I am proud of myself.

  7. It is okay to ask for help.

  8. I have a healthy social circle that pushes me to be the best that I can be.

  9. I am building my future.

  10. My mental health is just as important as my academic performance, and I am going to take care of myself today.

  11. From now on, I am going to learn something new and enriching every day.

  12. My brain is powerful.

  13. I have the power to create change in my life.

  14. I am the biggest project that I will ever work on.

  15. There is no reason to compare myself to others, as I know that I am gifted in my own way.

  16. I recall information quickly, efficiently, and easily.

  17. I am just as smart as everyone else, and I will not let anyone make me feel differently.

  18. I am creating the life of my dreams.

  19. Better days are coming.

  20. I enjoy learning, and learning comes easy to me.

  21. I am content with where I am, and I look forward to what’s coming.

  22. Life is great, and I have time.

  23. I am a wonderful student, and I will do my best to make my grades reflect what I know that I am capable of.

  24. I can do hard things.

  25. I am proud of myself.

And that's 25! If you found these useful, feel free to type "Affirmations for..." and then whatever you're looking for (ex: affirmations for fear, affirmations for success, etc.) into Google to find endless other affirmations to use throughout your day. I hope you enjoyed these affirmations, and that you’ll use them from time to time to make your hard days a little bit brighter.

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