Our thoughts and our voices are two of the most powerful tools that we possess and how we use them can affect not only how we are seen by others, but how we see ourselves as well.
Speaking from experience, I know it’s not always easy to be positive, it’s not always easy to be confident, and it’s not always easy to be happy. As a young black woman living in world that undermines and devalues the existence of me, I have to know that most of the time, the reassurance of my beauty, my uniqueness, and my worth will have to come from within.
Check out the list I put together below — just in case you needed a little pick-me-up!
10 Positive Daily Affirmations For Young Black Women
1. I am beautiful, inside and out.
2. I am unique.
3. I am smart.
4. I am enough.
5. I am expressive and will be heard.
6. I will be successful.
7. I deserve to be in the room.
8. I deserve respect.
9. I do love myself.
10. I do love my brother and my sister.