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13 Positive Words You Should Use To Become A Better Person


Positive anything is better than negative nothing. – Elbert Hubbard.

Ever heard the saying similar to – Good news about someone never gets past the door, but bad news will travel a thousand leagues away?

Well, positive and negative words work the same way. Or positive affirmations if you like that better.

Negativity is a lot stickier than positivity, that’s why it’s a lot easier to use negative terms than positive terms.

Whether it’s towards yourself, money, your looks or anything in between.

When you fail at something or get frustrated with a task, most will say – what’s wrong with me, I’m such an idiot, etc.

Few of us will say – No matter what it takes, I’m going to come out on top. See the difference?

You’ve got to choose your words carefully. Words will always do one of two things – enhance your life or worsen your life.


Here are 20 positive words you should be using every day


 1. I love myself

Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world. – Lucille Ball.

But why would I say that? That’s arrogant, well why wouldn’t you say that? That’s NOT arrogant, vain or being full of yourself.

It’s called loving yourself because If you don’t love yourself, nobody else can do it for you.

So many of us go around hating ourselves and affirming that we hate ourselves, DAILY. But the only problem with that is you’re going to continue to keep hating yourself because what you affirm is what you believe.

So take some time out to love yourself, affirm that you love yourself, and act like a person who loves themselves.

Identify your qualities, your good traits, and characteristics that make you shine.

Pay attention to your talents, what people love about you, admire about you and the compliments people give you. Acknowledge your talents and embrace them.

Don’t just say “I love myself”, align the affirmation with your actions.


2. I believe in myself

You have to believe in yourself before anybody else believes in you. – Ray LaMontagne.

Whatever it takes for you to believe it, make sure you do it. In the same way you repeat – I don’t believe in myself, you can also repeat – I believe in myself.

And the same way you’ve ended up believing you don’t “believe” in yourself, same way you’ll end up – believing in yourself by affirming it daily. It all starts with action and repetition.

Take action more often, “just do it” more often, and get “uncomfortable” more often.

The more you take action, the stronger your confidence and self belief will become.


3. I choose to be happy

When it comes to happiness you have two choices.

  1. Choose to be happy. (Get on with it, move on, be positive, be bigger than your problems, etc.)
  2. Or choose to be unhappy. (Stress out, get mad, complain, bitch, worry, etc.)

So which one is it going to be for you? By choosing to be happy you’re choosing to be positive.

By choosing to be happy you’re choosing not to let situations get the better of you.

By choosing to be happy you’re choosing to be bigger than your obstacles.

And by choosing NOT to be happy, you’re choosing to be defeated by whatever challenges you’re facing.

Store this positive affirmation in your mental dictionary!


4. I can be successful

How many people have you grown up with who believe they can be successful? How many people did you grow up with who used words like “I can be successful”?

Probably not many, If at all. Most of us say “I can’t be successful”, and that’s why we never succeed at anything. Because you’ve already given up before you’ve even started.

Start saying – I can be successful, no matter how tough life is right now. Say – I can be successful, even If you’re struggling in your business right now.

Say – I can be successful, no matter how many times you’ve failed at something. Because you can succeed, and believing you can succeed is a powerful driver to help you get there.


5. I’m more than good enough

I’m not good enough isn’t going to cut it. By saying – I’m not good enough, that’s exactly what you become. You become a person who is “not good enough” for anybody, not even yourself.

What you want to be affirming is “I’m more than good enough” and you want to prove it through your actions and behaviour.

Don’t believe the naysayers, bullies, negative people or whoever’s telling you you’re not good enough.  I believed them for a moment and ended up burning pictures of myself because I thought I was ugly.

I reclaimed my confidence when I realized I was more than enough, and changed my life.

The reason they’re telling you you’re not good enough is that they believe they’re not good enough, or they feel threatened by the fact you ARE more than good enough.

Or they don’t want you to succeed because of how it will make them feel.

Say it, believe it, repeat it and live it.

Related Post: 5 Inspirational Examples Of Killer Self Confidence


6. I choose to be a positive person

It’s easy to be a negative person, and negativity ain’t hard to find. All you’ve got to do is look on the national or global news channels. They seem to promote it enough.

In fact, all you’ve got to do is go onto YouTube and look at the comments. You’ll see an ocean full of em.

Choose to be the positive person, the person who lights up the room.

Choose to be the positive blogger, Facebook user, Twitter user, or YouTube commentator.

Choose to be the positive person in your household. Choose to be a positive person with positive aspirations and positive goals.

Say “I choose to be a positive person” because anything positive is better than anything negative.


7. I’m grateful

Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it. – William Arthur Ward.

There are a lot of things to be grateful for, and affirming gratitude makes a massive difference.

You can be grateful for your relationship, your friends, your success, your parents, your house, your finances, where you live and so on.

Acknowledge what you have rather than give yourself wrinkles over what you don’t have, yet.

It takes practice and action, this isn’t a fantasy. It takes work but you can make it work.


8. I appreciate

Appreciate the fact that your parents care for you. Appreciate those around you who treat you with respect.

Appreciate how far you’ve come and how much progress you’ve made.

Appreciate the people that have helped you, inspired and influenced you in some way. Appreciate the internet and how easy it is to connect with like-minded people.

Express your appreciation as much as you can.


9. I’m overcoming my challenges

Saying “I can’t get over this” ain’t going to help you overcome your challenges.

Saying “It’s too difficult” won’t help you overcome your challenges either.

What you should be saying is “I’m overcoming my challenges”, and your actions should align with those words too.

Saying, thinking and believing it is one thing, doing it is another.


10. The more money I make, the more freedom I can have

Wealth is the ability to fully experience life. – Henry David Thoreau

Most people have been fed a bunch of bad apples when it comes to money. We think “the more money I have, the more problems I’ll have”, or “If I have more money, people will steal from me”, etc.

Well, no shit Sherlock! But guess what? Whether you’re poor, rich, wealthy, broke, getting by or doing ok, you’ll have problems and people will steal from you.

You see it on the news all the time.

People steal £20 or $100 dollars out of purses, wallets, shops, you name it. But back to the point.

“The more money I make, the more freedom I can have” should be in your mental dictionary. “The more money I make, the more freedom I can have” should be a part of your daily vocabulary.

Not only is it a positive statement, but it’s also a fact. And stupid, negative sayings like “having more money means you’re greedy” will do nothing but anchor you down.


11. I’ll figure it out


While it might sound cringey or like “new age” bullshit, kind words do you more good than cruel words will ever do.

Life is tough sometimes. Out of the blue, I developed a condition called First Degree Heart Block, where the electrical signals in the heart are moving slower than normal, and you can imagine how that makes you feel.

Heart attacks, lack of sleep, trauma, and stress, I got through it all by committing myself to figuring it out.

“I’ll figure it out” might be some of the most powerful words you can use together. It’s a commitment to yourself and your life, despite the challenges you face.

I’ve done pretty well figuring out my situation and I’m much better these days.


12. It may take some time, but I will succeed


Success and time go hand in hand. Or at least the thought of it does. When we want to succeed so badly that we’re impatient, can’t wait, and try to rush things, that’s when success becomes elusive.

It starts running away from us as if it doesn’t want us to catch it.

But you have to realize something: sometimes things take time. “It may take some time, but I will succeed” acknowledges this, while committing yourself to succeed in spite of it.


13. Money is a good thing in the right hands


The concept of “Money is a good thing” might be too much to swallow for some people, But realizing money is a good thing in the right hands is a bit different.

It’s more specific, and it acknowledges that money is about WHO more than it is the money itself.

Take a hammer for example. A bad person will kill someone with it, a good person won’t think of it and will only use it as a tool the way it’s intended.

Money’s the same. If you’re a good person or you have good intentions, then getting even more money will do you (and others) more good than not having any because of limiting beliefs.



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If you’re gonna take this seriously, make sure you follow this up with ACTION, Otherwise, the words and affirmations are meaningless.

If only has an impact when your actions back it up, making the words more powerful and practical (until it becomes a natural part of your mindset).



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thankyou so much

Melissa Owens

Thank you for the kind words need this god bless y’all.

Mark R

Thanks.I love positive words. I made a whole website for them!


Theo J Ellis

Hey Mark. Glad you took your time out to leave a comment. Interesting site you got there

mark r

Thank-you Theo. You too!. :0)

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