Podcast #474


It’s the most wonderful time of the year, if you don’t count of the stress, all the expectations, all the people-pleasing and all the things to do. This year doesn’t have to exhaust you like previous years have when you use the simple practice of affirmations and thought re-framing. This podcast episode will provide a solid foundation of holiday affirmations to help you feel centered and focused, this is an episode everyone can benefit from this holiday season! Get the full show notes at www.trishblackwell.com/474

In this episode, we’re coaching on

  • The power of affirmations – and even how to do it from a faith-based perspective
  • Holiday affirmations and setting holiday goals and expectations
  • The basics of reframing holiday drama when it happens so you can continue to enjoy the good parts of this time of the year


Trish, this is long overdue but wanted to say THANK HOU for the great work you do with your podcast. It’s like having a coach right through m earbuds. I’m thankful I found your show. Keep doing what you do!  -Aprilkaye.1217



Sign up at www.trishblackwell.com/affirmationsworkshop

Wednesday, December 29th at 6PM EST

I’ll be teaching you:

  • Why affirmation work, and how to use them successfully in your life to have more joy, more peace and more confidence
  • How to write your own custom affirmation; including how to incorporate your faith and scripture into them
  • The top three mistakes people make when incorporating affirmations into their lives, nd what to do instead



  1. My home is a happy place to be during the holidays. 
  2. I will find the beauty in every simple moment today and I will neutralize anything that my brain wants to dramatize with emotion.
  3. Throughout the holidays, I am centered, calm and balanced. 
  4. I release my expectations of others and I choose to just love them.
  5. I give love no matter what I get back.
  6. Delays and changes of plans are an opportunity to reflect, give things and create new possibilities.
  7. It’s okay to delete some things from my to-do list.
  8. I value taking time to recharge my batteries and priorities my self-care.
  9. Who I am is enough.
  10. I feel the love of the season, the joy of the season and the peace of the season. 
  11. I am loved for more than the gifts I give.
  12. I’m focused on what Christmas means to me instead of what it means to the world.
  13. I refuse to allow guilt to be part of my Christmas season.
  14. When I make Christmas about sharing rather than getting, I always feel better.
  15. Today I am breathing in the light and love of the season and sharing it with everyone I meet.
  16. My mind is filled with hope. My heart is filled with joy. 
  17. The sights, sounds, joy and smells of the season fill me with sweet goodness. 
  18. All that matters is that I show up as myself and with love.
  19. I create the amount of peace I experience this season by the thoughts I intentionally think. My holiday memories are entirely within my control and I diligently make the time to think and savor my thoughts.
  20. I love helping other people in the holidays and I always have time to make a difference. 
  21. Traffic jams and inconvenient things around the holidays give me more time to do affirmations and to be with my thoughts.


Theme to Create

Gratitude Guide

Special Food

Special Drink


Quality Time

Reflection Time


The Mental Tea Method

  • The Situation / The Stressor
  • Default Thought vs. Determined Thought
  • Emotional State I Want to Create

Your outcome experience will be guided by how you feel overall. 

We remember how we felt, not always what happened.



In the College of Confidence, we recently did a Holiday Overwhelm Workshop and Happiness Optimization Workshop. Go to www.collegeofconfidence.com/join to get instant access to both workshop replays and full workbooks.

We’re also doing a 2022 Goal Setting and Vision Casting Workshop soon; enroll with us today and you’ll get access to that deep coaching session – it will be worth the cost of membership in and of itself! 



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It’s back. Our most looked-forward-to coaching option that we offer 1x/year.
A one-time 75-Minute year-long planning session with me
No contract.
No long term obligation.
Just you and me and everything you want to plan for 2022.
The session is recorded so you can go back and relisten to it anytime in the year when you need a personalized reminder that I believe in you and that the goals and growth you have set out for yourself are absolutely feasible, achievable and meant for you!
I only have 10 spots. Only 5 are left.
They are first come, first serve.
The price is $997.
You’ll get pre-session reflection / goal setting work from me, so that we can jump right in and maximize our time together when we are live together.
Additionally, you’ll get a quarterly email check in from me throughout the year to touch base on how your progress is going and a reminder that I’m still in your corner.
Finally, we won’t just talk steps and strategy, we’re going to make sure you’re equipped with the mindset strategies and personalized affirmations / belief work that you’ll need as the fuel to really drive you to your goals in 2022.
After our session you’ll receive a robust email from me with the recording, your action-steps, your quarterly growth goals and the mindset, affirmation, or journaling directives that we coached on in our time together. It’s the step up for a year of extraordinary success.
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A very big thank you to you for getting me through the last 6 months, Trish. Your podcast helped me understand that closed doors are not the end of the world and that I am exactly where I need to be to get where I want to be.  -Irene C.


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