WATCH: Adorable three-year-old Ayaan reciting his encouraging affirmation

Three-year-old Ayaan on his birthday.
Three-year-old Ayaan on his birthday.

"I am smart; I am blessed; I can do anything!"

This adorable video of three-year-old Ayaan reciting an encouraging affirmation has been spreading like a wildfire on social media.

His mother, Alissa, wrote on Instagram that she started teaching Ayaan the affirmation when he was two years old.

The intention was that he would memorise it, understand it and use it as a tool to motivate himself when he needs to.

When he started saying the affirmation out of nowhere, she was stunned and decided to pull out her phone and record it immediately.

Ayaan recently appeared on The Ellen Show where he once again enthusiastically said the affirmation.

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Words to live by.

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So in case you have not told yourself this today, from me to you, you are smart, you are blessed, you can do anything!

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