Affirmations vs. Acceptance

Affirmations say, “you’re amazing.”

Acceptance says, “you have everything you need to become amazing.”

Affirmations say, “you’re rich.”

Acceptance says, “work hard and you’ll become rich.”

Affirmations say, “you didn’t fail the exam.”

Acceptance says, “you failed the exam but you’re going to figure out why and figure out how you can ace the next test.”

Affirmations say, “you’re going to live forever.”

Acceptance says, “you’re going to do everything in your power to live a full and meaningful life.”

Affirmations say, “you’re a success”

Acceptance says, “you’re going to do what it takes to succeed.”

Affirmations say, “good things happen to you.”

Acceptance says, “you’re going to put yourself in a position where good things happen to you.”

Affirmations say, “you don’t fail.”

Acceptance says, “you’re not going to fail because of a lack of trying.”