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8 Ways To Increase Your Confidence

Confidence in yourself is one of the best things you can do to live a happy, productive, successful life.

True confidence is a belief in oneself. They are aware and able to use their strengths and weaknesses. They don’t seek approval from others, but rather listen to their intuition.

People lack confidence because they don’t know enough about themselves. They spend more time trying to prove themselves to the outside world, than looking inwardly and reflecting on their own capabilities. They are afraid of being alone, and that is when they have to face their dark side.

You can make life more enjoyable if you believe in yourself. Confidence leads to a higher quality of life and healthier relationships. It also gives you a sense of calm, relaxation, and a greater ability to handle any challenges.

Confidence is key to having a lot of fun. You can achieve amazing things when you have fun. Joe Namath

1. Trust must be earned

Confidence does not come from a person’s personality. It’s a skill. Making the right decisions can help you build confidence.

Your self-esteem will grow if you believe in yourself and set the right priorities. It is important to know the difference between having confidence in yourself, and believing in yourself.

It is okay to repeat affirmations and say that you are confident, but it will be your ability and willingness to remain calm and strong in difficult situations that will determine whether you are confident.

Believe in yourself but also show that you are capable of handling difficult situations. If you don’t, you will soon lose your confidence when difficulties occur.

While confidence can help you perform better but won’t make your life easier, it will help you be more successful. If your abilities and beliefs are consistent, you will reap the benefits of being confident.

2. Get out of your head

If you’re constantly worried about the future or the past, it is hard to feel confident in yourself. Most of our insecurity is rooted in our thoughts. Only your thoughts can contain your fears, judgments, and doubts.

Spending more time listening to your fears and insecurities will make it more difficult to pay attention not only to yourself but to others as well.

Being mindful and present can help you to focus on the positive and increase your self-esteem.

Even though a mindfulness or meditation routine can seem tedious, it is possible to start slowly.

It is better to meditate for five minutes than not at all. It is better to drink your coffee mindfully, which takes a few extra minutes, than rush to get to work.

Sometimes, it is the smallest changes that have the greatest impact on our well being.

You can experience life differently if you are fully present. It will also increase your confidence as you will spend less time worrying.

Your body language, body shape, and clothing can all influence your confidence. However, if you are not confident in your own abilities, it may be difficult to believe in yourself.

3. Follow the flow

Gallup Institute reports that less than a third (33%) of employees are able to use their strengths at work. However, employees who use their strengths daily are six times more likely than those who don’t and three times more likely have a high quality of life.

Being passionate about what you do well not only makes you happier, but it also gives you more confidence.

When you are open to letting your inner voice flow and being fully present, the best things in life will happen. Your inner voice is often the one that takes you to amazing places. It is as easy as allowing it to guide your path.

Most people prefer to plan in detail and get lost in the details rather than enjoying the journey. Planning is useful and sometimes necessary, but it can be overwhelming. Using intuition to guide you often leads to the best results.

4. Be the best version possible of yourself

It is easier to be confident when you understand why you do it.

You don’t have to see your best version of yourself. You should be the opposite.

Self-esteem is achieved by working on oneself.

It will be much easier to live like the person you envision in the future when you have a clear idea of who you are.

You can discover the best version you by looking at the various areas of your life.

– Health

– Business / Career

– Finance

– Families and friends

– Enjoyment and relaxation

– Spirituality/Religion

You can create a vision for each space to get a clear picture of where you want it to go.

Each of these areas should be considered carefully. Consider how you can improve your self-image and what you have done to make yourself the best version of you.

How is your environment? What is your physical environment?

How can you take care your health? How do you feel about your skin?

How can you manage your finances effectively? Which career path is best?

What about the relationships? How can you relate to your family members?

When you are unsure whether you have the courage or strength to take a bold step, ask yourself these questions.

You can make your dreams a reality if you are that person.

5. People can inspire you or exhaust your.

If you surround yourself with people who don’t believe in you, it will be hard to believe in your self. You will be more aware of your strengths when you surround yourself with people who love you and support you.

Reorganizing your social network can help you gain or lose confidence.

This may not be the easiest step to improve your confidence but it is crucial. If your family and friends try to bring you down, you won’t reach the top. It doesn’t work.

You don’t have to make a huge change in your social circle all at once. It’s possible to take it one step at a time. For example, you could start by cutting down on the time you spend around negative or non-supportive people. Then, you can use that time to engage in activities that will make you more energetic and live longer.

You can build relationships with people who are like-minded and you’ll find colleagues who understand you.

Your most valuable resources are your time and your energy. By being with someone, you give your energy and time to them. Make sure they are worthy of your time and energy.

“You cannot control people but you can control the people you surround yourself with.” If you surround yourself with people who believe and support you, great things will occur. Robert Tew

6. “No” is a complete sentence

If you don’t say yes, you’ll end up living another person’s life instead of yours.

You are saying no to something every time you say yes. When we aren’t confident, we tend to say yes to other people and no to ourselves. This pattern is a way to normalize the practice of putting others first, and ourselves last.

But, you don’t have to justify your choices. Sometimes, saying “no”, is sufficient and should be respected.

Confident people can set limits. They are aware of their own needs and can set limits. They are not afraid to say no.

Bronnie Ware, a hospice nursing nurse, says that one of the biggest regrets for people about to die is:

“I wish that I could live a life true and not conformed to the expectations of others.”

You will regret not being able to provide for the needs of others on your last day. You will regret not living life to its fullest.

Sometimes it seems that we don’t have enough time for certain things later on in our lives.


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Hello my name's Nancy Venable and welcome to my blog.

Here I talk about lifestyle issues. For me, my world is centred around attention deficit disorder where my husband suffers from this.

I have created this blog as a means of expressing myself and also to do something together with my husband that will enable me to enrich our lives as well as our readers.

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