September 6, 2021

Affirmations for the development sector

Here are some mantras to get you through another day of working in social impact.

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close up of pani puris with the text 'I do not spend wfh eating snacks' in blue-affirmations

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image of a hand coming out of the computer with the text 'the webinar I attend today will add value to my life' in purple-affirmations

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us dollars against a green background with the text 'i am unrestricted grant'-affimations

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silhouette of two hands joining together against a multicoloured background and the text 'i drive synergy' in purple-affirmations

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a white peacock with the text 'i am not overworked and underpaid' in blue-affirmations

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a ripple in the water with the text 'today I will create impact' in green-affirmations

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man pointing at an email with the text 'my inbox will have zero unread emails' in orange-affirmations

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darts on a dartboard with the text 'i am good at jargon' in yellow-affirmations

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blank to-do list with the text 'i am a completed to-do list' in purple-affirmations

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A blue face with icons around it and the text 'I am thought leader' in yellow-affirmations

Inspired by @desi.affirmations and @afffirmations

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Tanaya Jagtiani

Tanaya is an editorial associate at IDR, where she manages Failure Files, in addition to writing, editing, curating, and publishing content. She also supports the team on website management, recruitment and mentoring of interns, and external communications consultancy work. Prior to this, she interned at Coram Beanstalk, Samhita Social Ventures, and ActionAid India. Tanaya holds an MSc in Globalisation and Development from SOAS, University of London and a BA in Sociology from St Xavier’s College, Mumbai.

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