It is time to build your self-confidence. Your lack of self-confidence could be holding you back. There is no need to miss out on daily opportunities. Make it your mission to address the issue now. Spend some time each and every day to work on yourself. This is not a selfish act. This is a process that will help you achieve more self-confidence.
Here are some ways in which you can start building on your self-confidence from today!
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7 Ways To Build Your Self-Confidence
Believe In Yourself
If you want to build your self-confidence you need to start believing in yourself. Without this belief, the steps that you make forward can end up becoming backward steps. Create a solid foundation for yourself. You can do anything that you put your mind to.
Next time you hear those negative thoughts in your head. Remember who you are. You are a valuable human being. You are allowed to feel good about yourself.
Check out one of the best quotes from the Rocky films. It will make you question your own self-confidence and inspire you to do greater things. Watch it here. Rocky inspirational quote
Ignore What People Say About You
People gossip about other people.
So many people listen to what other people say about them and it can affect them deep down inside. It can knock their self-confidence.
If you are one of these people, the key is to ignore what people say about you. Take control of your own life. Realise that these people have nothing better to talk about in their lives. Spin it around in your head. You must have made such an impact on them for them to talk about you so much. Accept the way it is and move on.
Take Taylor Swift’s advice and literally Shake It Off
Build Your Self-Confidence By Exercising
This morning I went to collect a document from a office, that was quite a way from my home. Instead of looking upon it as a boring task to do I changed the event into exercise. I put a little backpack on and extended the walk. I collected the document about a third of the way into my walk and also collected some food on the way back.
By the time I was home I had completed 3 tasks. Not only had I collected the document, I had also exercised and bought some food. I felt proud of myself, which boosted my confidence. I was feeling energised and healthy and had enjoyed the great fresh air.
Next time you need to do something, see if you can incorporate some exercise into it!
Do What You Enjoy – Not What Others Want You To Do
In our society it is very easy for us to feel like we need to conform and do the same as everybody else. Sometimes we may also feel an obligation to do what our families or friends would like us to do. This can all put unnecessary pressure on ourselves.
Make the decision to avoid situations like this as much as you can and do what you enjoy. If you make a concious decision to do things that you enjoy you will feel more relaxed and self-confident. This is not a selfish choice. It is enabling you to live a life that you are comfortable with. You will no longer feel obligated and uncomfortable doing something that you do not like at all.
When your self-confidence is low it really takes courage to put yourself out there. There will be times when you feel challenged in life. It happens to everybody. But the key is to have the courage to keep going. It is natural to feel awkward outside your comfort zone, but sometimes you have to go for it. If you give in to your fear you will regret it later.
Look for the confidence to hold your head high and face the fear. You will find it is not as bad as you thought it was going to be. There are no queues of people watching our every move and hoping that we fail at every step. Have a go. If it does not work out this time, it will the next one.
Gather that courage, be bold and go for it! 🙂 Here are some more confidence tips to help you when you are shy
Always Finish What You Start
In our high tech modern world we can be juggling many different things every single day.
Make sure that you finish everything that you start. It is so easy to get side-tracked and start new projects and forget old ones. Start a commitment to finish things in life, it helps you build your self-confidence. It ensures that next time you start a new project you will be more determined than ever to complete it.
If you start leaving unfinished ideas, projects, work etc. this feeling of incompleteness will affect you. it will have a knock-on effect on your self-confidence. Also, make sure that you do not take on too much. If you manage your time effectively, you will then be able to complete things within the required deadlines.
Employ A Life Coach To Support You
A Life Coach can be there for you and support you on your way. Perhaps you have a goal that you want to achieve but you do not feel you have the self-confidence to pursue it. Book a free intial Consultation with myself and we can discuss how Life Coaching can help you. If you would prefer to send an email, please feel free to contact me at email@example.com.
When you become more confident you will then be able to challenge yourself further. You can also start challenging others. People love confident people. This article by HR Zone explains how our brains can be influenced by confident people.
Try working your way through the List above and notice how your self-confidence grows.
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Sally Leslie is a personal development blogger, coach, and freelance content writer. She is passionate about helping people think differently and grow. She creates content for B2B, B2C companies, and entrepreneurs. She has a degree in PR, and a background in business development, customer service, and sales. Lover of plants, freedom, and football!