What is confidence?
Confidence is as internal assessment of your own self-worth. It allows you to take risks and face a challenge head on, pushing yourself to the next achievement. Therefore, it is strongly linked to your self-esteem that has a major impact on your happiness, thus your life.
However, the problem is that nowadays 85% of the world’s population is affected by low self-esteem and 47% of women in America suffer from low self-confidence and self-esteem.
How can I build and strengthen it?
- Know Who You Are
The first thing to do is understanding who you are by knowing your strengths and weaknesses. What principles do you live by? What is non-negotiable to you? This is the first step to build your confidence and self-esteem: knowing the person you want to show up as in the world.
- Having No Attachment
Even if life has its ups and downs, not allowing negative events and negative feelings to affect you will support in building your self-esteem. You have to realize that people, events and outcomes do not define you.
- Think Positively
Having a positive state of mind is essential. It starts by smiling and having a positive outlook on life. Use criticism as a learning experience and not as a failure. You are not failing, you are learning and getting stronger by making mistakes. One way to think positively is using affirmations on a daily basis. It will strengthen the confidence and self-esteem that you built with the 2 previous tips.
- Communicate Your Truth
Now, allow you to express your feelings and your truth. Being heard is a huge confidence booster as it reminds you how much you matter. You must do it in a kind, calm and respectful manner, as you have no attachment.
Practicing these tips every day will assure that you will build your confidence and self-esteem. We would love to hear how you are doing: don’t hesitate to contact us!
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