The 10 Day Chronic Illness Affirmation Challenge

This is the announcement post for the 10 Day Affirmation Challenge. Those interested are going to practice positive affirmations for 10 days in August 2020.

When I first started practicing affirmations, it felt weird. The more I’ve practiced affirming, the easier it’s gotten. So this month, I invite you to join me on a 10 Day Chronic Illness Affirmation Challenge.

10 Day Affirmation Challenge

The Power of Affirmations

Each one of us affirms, whether you believe it or not.

Have you ever heard the saying there is power in the tongue? Every time you make a statement about yourself (spoken, thought, or written) you are affirming that idea over yourself and your life.

I’ve discussed the concept of affirmations before. If you missed the previous post, you can check it out here.

Some people write down their affirmations at a fixed time every day and read them out loud. Others meditate on their affirmations and manifest them in their reality.

There is only one rule of affirmations: Speak light, life and positivity.

My Journey with Affirmations

Affirmations can be transformational in terms of mindset.

I started using them a couple of years ago because I was in a really dark space mentally and wanted to combat those negative thoughts.

Specifically focusing on Chronic Illness Affirmations helped me cope and process the feelings I have as it pertains to my diagnosis and chronic illness journey

If I’m being honest, I havent been as consistent in my affrimation practice as I want to be. However, in March (right around the time of COVID) I got back to them.

I started affirming, journaling and meditating daily. It’s the most consistent I’ve been in my mental health efforts. And I can honestly say that I feel much for balanced.

10 Day Chronic Illness Affirmations

Introducing: 10-Day Affirmation Challenge for August 2020!

During the month of August, I will be kicking off a 10-day affirmation challenge! The aim of the challenge is to introduce you to the concept of using affirmations, which will hopefully encourage you to start using them regularly. 

  1. Starting August 10 (Monday), each day of the challenge, you’ll receive an affirmation topic, journal prompts, and a task (Don’t worry- it’s nothing OC).
  2. I’ll be posting my affirmations and prompt responses on social media so make sure you’re following me.
  3. I’ll officially wrap up the challenge on August 20, when I’ll post a roundup for reflections and feedback.

How to Participate in the Affirmation Challenge

The 10 Day Chronic Illness Affirmation Challange is 100% free! 😀  If you’re interested in joining, all you have to do is sign up here.

Once signed up, you will automatically receive the affirmations and prompts each morning via email.

To get challenge updates on other media as well, make sure you’re following me on IG, FB and Twitter.

I will be sharing my responses on the blog and via social media daily. Feel free to comment under the posts or respond to me on social media with your insights and reflections.

Lastly, if you know someone who could benefit from this 10 day Chronic Illness Affirmation Challenge, spread the word!. Get them to join in! Here’s the link.


Morgan Greene is a Maryland chronic illness and holistic wellness lifestyle blogger. After years of struggling with her autoimmune disease diagnosis, Myasthenia Gravis, she decided to combine two of her favorite things…writing and informing others

IsWasWillBe.com was created to have unfiltered discussions about having a chronic illness. It has since become a place to inspire and create a sense of community among women with autoimmune diseases. Morgan loves trying new things and sharing with other spoonies how to live an ill life on their terms.

When she’s not blogging she is probably reading a book, drinking a Coke Slurpee or listening to music.


  1. August 3, 2020 / 8:42 pm

    What a fabulous idea! When I was first diagnosed with my autoimmune disease I started the practice of affirmations. I also practiced a daily gratitude exercise, reflecting on at least five things that I was grateful for each day. These are powerful tools for peace and healing.

    • Morg
      August 4, 2020 / 9:23 am

      I definitely agree. When I first started practicing it seemed awkward and frivolous. Now I absolutely love doing them and can feel the benefits of them.

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