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A Guide to Heart Chakra Affirmations

A Guide to Heart Chakra Affirmations

Sometimes you may find it hard to open up to joy and love on a spiritual level. This is often a sign of a blocked Heart Chakra resulting from emotional pain and stress. So, how should you unblock your Heart Chakra if this is the case for you?

A popular way to unblock your Heart Chakra is through using specific Heart Chakra affirmations. which help you recognize and harmonize your Heart Chakra frequency.

In this article, you’ll learn how to focus on your heart space through a variety of powerful Heart Chakra affirmations and how to choose the right chakra affirmation for you. So, keep scrolling.

What Is the Heart Chakra?

The word “chakra” means circle or wheel in the Sanskrit language, and refers to the flow of energy through certain points in the body.

The human body is generally thought of as having seven major chakras, starting above the head with the Crown Chakra and ending at the base of the spine with the Root Chakra (also known as the Base Chakra). Each one of these chakras is responsible for specific abilities and expressions.

The Heart Chakra, also known as Anahata, lies in the middle of the seven chakras. It links the lower material chakras with the upper spiritual chakras. Mainly, the heart chakra influences our abilities to love ourselves and others. A balanced Heart Chakra is key to our ability to sustain loving, meaningful relationships and ultimately to feel joy in our lives.

A Heart Chakra blockage can hinder your ability to experience deep emotions, such as empathy and compassion. 

Signs You Have a Blocked Heart Chakra

If you have a blocked Heart Chakra , you can experience serious emotional issues, such as an inability to trust, codependency, and manipulative behaviors.

Here are a few major signs of a blocked or overactive Heart Chakra to look out for.

  • Feelings of isolation
  • An ability to forgive and forget
  • Loneliness
  • Fear of intimacy
  • Being overly defensive
  • Jealousy
  • Anxiety or stress
  • Difficulty expressing emotions
  • Commitment issues
  • A lack of trust
  • Certain physical issues, such as a weak immune system, high/low blood pressure, poor blood circulation, and even respiratory problems.

Learn more about common symptoms of a Heart Chakra blockage

Heart Chakra blockage
Signs of a Heart Chakra blockage

What Are Chakra Affirmations?

When all your chakras are activated, your body becomes in harmony with your mind. That’s because nothing stands in the way of your body’s energy flow. Chakra affirmations help you achieve this balance.

Chakra affirmations are positive statements that can help you overcome negative thoughts, tap into your subconscious mind and connect the body and soul.

Not only do these powerful statements aid in balancing your energy, but studies have shown that they can relieve anxiety, support self-esteem and even boost our happiness.

How Do Chakra Affirmations Work?

Chakra affirmations work by sending healing vibrations to a specific area of the body, which is the heart in this case. They enable you to align your thoughts with the positive outcome you’re after by stimulating your brain.

Basically, practicing chakra affirmations is like a mental workout. By repeating certain phrases, you become able to reprogram your thoughts into acting differently and more positively.

Affirmations differ from mantras in that affirmations are full statements whereas mantras are typically sounds, for example the Heart Chakra mantra is YAM (pronounced Yan-gm).

Heart chakra opening symptoms
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100 Healing Affirmations for the Heart Chakra

Healing affirmations for the Heart Chakra aren’t just about love. There are all sorts of Heart Chakra quotes focused on everything from forgiveness, acceptance and independence through to living a happy life. 

Here are 100 Heart Chakra affirmations to help you along your healing journey.

  1. I deserve to be loved.
  2. I accept myself for who I am.
  3. I am open to love.
  4. I am worthy of true, unconditional love.
  5. I embrace all of my imperfections.
  6. I am full of love.
  7. I give all my relationships the attention they need and deserve.
  8. I am thankful for all the people standing by me.
  9. I attract love, kindness, and friendship.
  10. My heart is open and ready to embrace others.
  11. My mistakes are proof that I am learning and developing.
  12. I want to be happy.
  13. I am ready to enjoy myself in life.
  14. I appreciate all the blessings in my life, no matter how small they might be.
  15. I feel gratitude for the life I am living.
  16. I am one with nature and all beings, and they are one with me.
  17. I am freeing space inside my mind by getting rid of negative thoughts.
  18. I am moving forward with my life.
  19. I give up all the things standing in the way of my success.
  20. I am letting go of all the painful moments in my past.
  21. I feel optimistic about my life and future.
  22. I am surrounded by love and find it everywhere I go.
  23. I welcome love with open arms.
  24. I follow love, as it is my guiding truth.
  25. My heart radiates love and compassion.
  26. I live in harmony with everyone and everything.
  27. I choose love all the way.
  28. I see myself and other people in a compassionate light.
  29. My heart radiates pure, healing energy.
  30. I will never run out of love, as I have an infinite supply.
  31. I see love in everything.
  32. I invite joy and love into my life.
  33. I am honest about my true self.
  34. I am never alone.
  35. I am thankful for all my life experiences.
  36. I forgive myself and others.
  37. I am at peace with everyone, including myself.
  38. I choose love over fear every day.
  39. I choose compassion over judgment every time.
  40. I am thankful for everything I have.
  41. I attract healthy relationships.
  42. I welcome supportive relationships in my life. 
  43. I am patient with myself and others.
  44. I am compassionate with myself and others.
  45. I give myself time and love.
  46. There is enough love in the world for everyone.
  47. I am loving and lovable.
  48. I am peaceful and calm.
  49. I choose to be kind to myself.
  50. My heart is pure.
  51. I choose to connect, not to divide.
  52. I am worthy of praise.
  53. I lead my life with love.
  54. I am generous and compassionate.
  55. I embrace and appreciate inner peace.
  56. My love and compassion will carry me as far as I want to go.
  57. I love who I am unconditionally.
  58. I nurture my body, mind, and spirit.
  59. I live in the present.
  60. I am at peace with everything that has happened and will happen in my life.
  61. My Anahata is open and balanced.
  62. I honor myself and my heart.
  63. Every cell in my body vibrates in harmony with love.
  64. I always follow the path of love.
  65. I love the human staring back at me in the mirror.
  66. I inhale love and exhale negative emotions.
  67. I am full of love.
  68. I am peace and light.
  69. My soul is peaceful, and my heart is grateful.
  70. I am courageous.
  71. I let go of self-doubt and self-criticism.
  72. I find balance in my life with ease.
  73. I deserve loving relationships.
  74. Love comes to me wherever I go.
  75. I express my love to others.
  76. The greater love I give, the greater love I get back.
  77. I have fulfilling relationships.
  78. I enrich my relationships with trust and positivity.
  79. I see the good qualities in every person I meet.
  80. I am lucky in love. It follows me wherever I go.
  81. I am proud of myself.
  82. I am a good person, and I attract goodness.
  83. I strive for happiness, not perfection.
  84. I listen to what my body and mind needs.
  85. I can achieve my goals.
  86. My negative experiences do not define who I really am.
  87. I believe in a promising future.
  88. I have the strength to move on.
  89. My past experiences do not limit my future.
  90. I do what makes me happy.
  91. I am the air.
  92. Love can heal me.
  93. My heart leads the way.
  94. My Heart Chakra is open.
  95. My ability to love is limitless.
  96. I am confident and independent.
  97. The universe loves me.
  98. I share my joy with others.
  99. I empathize with others.
  100. I am supportive and give to those who are in need.
Heart Chakra affirmations

How To Use Affirmations for the Heart Chakra

Chakra affirmations are an effective way to unblock your Heart Chakra. So, if you are experiencing any of the symptoms of a Heart Chakra blockage listed above, be confident that there’s a way out of it.

Here’s how to use affirmations for the Heart Chakra.

1. Repeat the Affirmation Regularly

It’s important to repeat affirmations on a regular basis in order to feel the healing effects on your subtle body. Ideally, try to practice them on a daily basis – saying affirmations at the start of your day can be a great way to create a positive mental attitude which stays with you all day. 

You can say affirmations in your mind or out loud. Some people find it useful to say affirmations into the mirror to really feel the impact of the words as you speak them. 

What matters most is consistency. Making these positive affirmations a part of your daily routine is a powerful way to get in touch with you Heart Chakra.

2. Believe in the Affirmation

Focusing on the energy you’re sending out through the chakra affirmation is key to realizing them. You need to believe in the power of every single affirmation and embody it. After all, repeating the words isn’t enough if you don’t feel they’re true.

In general, believing in the chakra affirmation is part of their success. So, choose an affirmation that means something to you and then make sure you connect to the words’ energy for maximum effectiveness.

3. Remain Patient

It’s crucial to remain patient, maintain faith, and have consistency while working on balancing and healing your chakras. With affirmations, you won’t necessarily see results overnight. 

They take time and dedication to make a change. Remember that you’re working on reprogramming your subconscious, and this process isn’t instant. Plus, blockages in your energy paths aren’t easy to break through.

All in all, there’s no rule of how much it takes for chakra affirmations to work. Some mindset coaches believe it takes about 30 – 60 days to see results from affirmations, but it varies from one person to the other.

4. Focus on the Chakra Location

For Heart affirmations, it’s important to focus on the chest (in other words the location of the Heart Chakra). This helps you channel all your energy toward the Heart Chakra and work on healing it properly.

Some people find it helpful to visualize a green light (the green color of the Heart Chakra symbol) radiating from your heart center as you speak the words. 

heart chakra location
Heart Chakra Location

5. Use the Present Tense

When working with chakra affirmations, remember to use the present tense. A phrase like “I am courageous” is better than saying “I will be courageous.” That’s because it gives you the feeling that you already possess the quality.

Saying the phrase “I am” instead of “I will” is much more influential on your mind, as it embodies the quality.

6. Combine with Other Healing Practices

Another benefit of affirmations is that they are very easy to combine with other Heart Chakra healing practices, for example:

  • Say an affirmation at the beginning of a meditation practice to help focus the mind.
  • Before beginning a Heart Chakra journaling session, say an affirmation to get your mind exploring your emotions. 
  • Combine affirmations with breathing techniques (pranayama) to help clear the find and make it easier to connect with the words you are saying.
  • Say an affirmation at the start of your yoga practice, like you would set an intention, to help connect the body and mind. 
Heart Chakra journal prompts
Heart Chakra Journal Prompts

How To Choose the Right Chakra Affirmation for You

First, you need to focus on the affirmations that reflect your needs. For example, Root Chakra affirmations are typically concerned with stability and security. On the other hand, Throat Chakra affirmations are about authenticity and self-expression. 

It’s better to channel all your attention on one chakra instead of combining a mix of chakras into one affirmation.

Choose an affirmation that resonates with you and how you feel at the present moment. Reading the right affirmation phrase usually evokes an emotional response in your soul.

Alternatively, you could come up with your own chakra affirmation for your particular situation, or you could adapt an affirmation from the list above. 

Either way, the chakra affirmation you use should move you from within and feel like it belongs to you.

Rose quartz heart set from Conscious Items

Heart quartz set from Conscious Items

A Final Thought

Affirmations are a useful tool for healing your chakras.They help activate and heal your body’s energy centers, and when you unblock your Heart Chakra, you become able to achieve inner peace and emotional balance.

All you need to do is choose a meaningful mantra, repeat it, and have faith in it. Don’t rush the results, as working with a chakra affirmation takes a lot of time and dedication. Remember that patience is always key.

Chakra affirmations can achieve great results for only a few minutes work. With constant practice, you can align your chakra system, and welcome positive energy into your life. 

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  • Clare Smith

    Hi, I’m Clare – writer and publisher of Chakra Practice. I’m a certified chakra energy healer and a philosophy major. I love researching and writing about everything to do with chakras, including trying out new crystals, candles, essential oils – anything that can help me in my practice.