Tips on building self-confidence

Everyone says you need to have confidence to be a success. Everyone says it and everyone else agrees. But what is confidence? What is this magical ingredient that everyone covets? How and where do you get this amazing magical power from? Read Alice Jones’ tips.

Confidence

 

Anyone can improve their confidence. Contrary to what most people believe, it has little to do with the external parts of our lives, such as relationships, career choices, success or anything else. The journey to build your confidence starts from the inside out.

Here are my top tips on how to build this confidence:

 

Set yourself some goals

This is probably the easiest thing you can do to help yourself. You write a list of things you’d like in your life and then pick a few to work towards right now.

Get clear on your values

Each of us must stand for something in our lives and it is important that we know what it is. Take the time to think about what you want your life to be about and write down some values. Words like freedom, contribution, integrity, success are excellent places to start. The key to making your values work for you is that you must make them your own.

Make a habit of asking for what you want

The old principle “ask and ye shall receive” is still alive and true today. If you truly desire something in your life, then go ahead and ask for it.

Do not take things personally

Taking negative remarks or events as a personal attack is a reason why so many people are unhappy. Once you stop believing that the world is out to annoy or disappoint you, things become a lot easier to cope with.

Trust your own choices

A confident person believes in their own ideas and is willing to follow through on them. If you are continuously seeking approval from other people, you will not get very far.

By choosing one of the above activities and following through on it, you will soon notice that your confidence will enable you to try more and more confidence building activities. Eventually you will see your life, love and world transform as you become a truly confident person.



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