Last Updated on November 14, 2023

Living with OCD can be quite a journey, and seeking moments of calmness and control can become a daily mission.

That’s why I’ve put together this list of 120 OCD affirmations that you can use as your go-to remedy for fostering calmness and seizing back control. Remember, it’s not about magically erasing the noise; it’s about drowning it out with affirmations that echo louder. 

So, if you’re ready to add a dose of positivity to your day, join me in exploring these affirmations that can be a game-changer in your OCD adventure. Let’s dive in and embrace the power of positive self-talk!

Do affirmations help with OCD?

Absolutely! Saying positive things to yourself (affirmations) can help with OCD. It’s a great way to steer your thoughts in a better direction, making you feel more in control and calm.

It’s not a magic fix though, but it can make a positive difference along with other ways you manage OCD, making your mind feel better overall.

Positive OCD Affirmations

  1. I am stronger than my thoughts.
  2. I choose calm over chaos.
  3. My mind is my ally, not my enemy.
  4. I release what I can’t control.
  5. I am in charge of my thoughts.
  6. Today, I choose peace.
  7. Each breath I take calms my mind.
  8. I let go of fears that hold me back.
  9. I trust in my ability to handle challenges.
  10. My mind is clear, focused, and free.
  11. I release tension with each exhale.
  12. I am more than my thoughts.
  13. I choose to be kind to myself.
  14. I am resilient in the face of uncertainty.
  15. I trust the process of life.
  16. My thoughts don’t define me.
  17. I welcome peace into my mind.
  18. I release the need for perfection.
  19. Today, I am stronger than yesterday.
  20. I am in control of my reactions.
  21. I choose to let go and breathe.
  22. I embrace the ebb and flow of life.
  23. I am capable of handling anything.
  24. I release doubts and embrace certainty.
  25. My mind is a space of tranquility.
  26. I trust myself to make the right decisions.
  27. I let go of what I cannot change.
  28. Each day is a new opportunity for calm.
  29. I am grounded in the present moment.
  30. I choose positivity over worry.
  31. I release the need for constant reassurance.
  32. My mind is a peaceful haven.
  33. I am resilient, strong, and brave.
  34. I embrace the uncertainty of life.
  35. I am in control of my inner peace.
  36. Today, I choose happiness.
  37. I trust the journey of my life.
  38. I am capable of handling challenges.
  39. I release the grip of anxiety.
  40. I am surrounded by calmness.
  41. I choose thoughts that serve me well.
  42. My mind is a place of serenity.
  43. I am at peace with my thoughts.
  44. I let go of what I can’t change.
  45. I trust in my ability to cope.
  46. Each day, I become more resilient.
  47. I choose to focus on the positive.
  48. I am free from the grip of OCD.
  49. I am the boss of my own mind.
  50. Today, I am choosing peace over worry.
  51. I let go of intrusive thoughts.
  52. My mind is a source of strength.
  53. I am confident in facing uncertainties.
  54. I release tension with every breath.
  55. I choose to be gentle with myself.
  56. I am in control of my reactions.
  57. Each breath I take fills me with calm.
  58. I trust the journey of my life.
  59. I release the need for constant reassurance.
  60. I am capable, strong, and resilient.

OCD Affirmations for Success

  1. I am fully capable of achieving my goals despite any challenges.
  2. My determination is stronger than any OCD thoughts trying to hold me back.
  3. Each step I take toward success diminishes the power of OCD in my life.
  4. I trust my abilities to navigate setbacks and continue on my path to success.
  5. Success is my choice, and I choose to overcome OCD on my journey.
  6. I am resilient, and success is inevitable in the face of challenges.
  7. My focus on success overrides any intrusive thoughts that may arise.
  8. I deserve success, and I will not let OCD hinder my accomplishments.
  9. I am in control of my mind, and success is a natural outcome.
  10. My dedication and hard work overshadow any OCD-related obstacles.
  11. Success is a journey, and I am committed to enjoying every step.
  12. I release any doubts about my success and embrace my capabilities.
  13. Each accomplishment strengthens my resolve against OCD.
  14. I am worthy of success, and I trust in my ability to achieve it.
  15. My mind is a fertile ground for success to grow and flourish.
  16. Success and positivity are my guiding lights, illuminating my path.
  17. I am not defined by my challenges; I am defined by my success.
  18. My mindset is geared towards success, leaving no room for OCD interference.
  19. I celebrate my victories, both big and small, on the road to success.
  20. Success is my reality, and I am breaking free from the limitations of OCD.

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OCD Affirmations for Anxiety

  1. I am stronger than my anxious thoughts.
  2. Each breath I take calms my anxious mind.
  3. I release the grip of anxiety and embrace serenity.
  4. Anxiety is just a feeling, and I am in control of my feelings.
  5. I choose peace over anxiety in every moment.
  6. My mind is a haven of tranquility, free from anxiety.
  7. I trust in my ability to cope with anxious moments.
  8. I release worry and welcome calmness into my life.
  9. I am not defined by anxiety; I am defined by my strength.
  10. I am resilient, and anxiety cannot dictate my actions.
  11. I confront anxious thoughts with courage and resilience.
  12. My thoughts are just thoughts; they do not control me.
  13. I choose to focus on the present, letting go of anxious anticipation.
  14. Anxiety has no power over my inner peace.
  15. I am grounded and secure, releasing all anxiety.
  16. Each step I take is a step away from anxiety and towards calmness.
  17. I am in control of my mind, and I choose tranquility.
  18. I release the need for constant reassurance from anxious thoughts.
  19. Anxiety is temporary; my strength is enduring.
  20. I trust in my ability to overcome anxiety and embrace a sense of calm.

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Affirmations for Intrusive Thoughts

  1. I am in control of my thoughts and can choose to let go of intrusive ones.
  2. My mind is a safe space, and I release any thoughts that do not serve me.
  3. I am stronger than my intrusive thoughts, and I can overcome them.
  4. I choose to focus on positive and empowering thoughts.
  5. I release fear and embrace peace in my mind.
  6. I am not defined by my thoughts; I am defined by my actions and choices.
  7. I trust myself to handle any challenges that come my way.
  8. I let go of worries about the future and focus on the present moment.
  9. My mind is a sanctuary of positivity and self-love.
  10. I am resilient, and I bounce back from any negative thoughts with grace.
  11. I am deserving of happiness, and I attract positive energy into my life.
  12. I replace intrusive thoughts with thoughts of gratitude and joy.
  13. Each day, I become more skilled at redirecting my thoughts towards positivity.
  14. I am the captain of my thoughts, steering them towards optimism.
  15. I release the need to control everything and embrace the beauty of uncertainty.
  16. I am mindful of my thoughts, and I choose kindness and compassion for myself.
  17. My mind is a garden, and I cultivate only thoughts that nourish and uplift me.
  18. I am not defined by my past, and I release any lingering negative thoughts.
  19. I choose to see challenges as opportunities for growth and learning.
  20. I am at peace with my mind, and I trust the process of life.

What’s Next?

There you have it — 120 OCD affirmations to support you on your journey toward a calmer, more centered mind.

As you explore these affirmations, consider taking the next step in your self-care journey. I’ve created a free “Garden of Affirmations” worksheet to help you cultivate positivity in your mind. Download it now and start reframing negative thoughts into uplifting affirmations.

garden of affirmations

Remember, your mental well-being is a garden that deserves nurturing—let these affirmations be the seeds that blossom into a more resilient and peaceful you. Click here to access your free worksheet and embark on a journey of positive transformation today!