If you look at yourself often in the mirror, what are you actually doing? There’s more to it than just seeing yourself. There’s observing how you look, comparing yourself with other people, and using self-talking – often negative – to evaluate yourself. All of these can be problematic and lead to low self-confidence.
We all want to feel confident as much as possible. And there are some simple ways to do just that. Follow these three tips, and you’ll notice your self-confidence start to soar.
Both competence and confidence are essential in the workplace. Only when you have both in abundance will you become successful in your career and achieve your dreams. You don’t need to have a complete makeover to become more confident. Instead, you can take small steps to boost your self-assuredness and self-esteem.
Here are some strategic actions you can take: Continue reading
Why is there a difference in how confident young children and teenagers are? If you’ve ever watched young children, most are very confident about themselves. Instead of humble responses that teenagers give when they receive a compliment, children will say “I know” or “Yeah, isn’t that great?” Young children accept praise easily and revel in the positive attention.
Most children are more assertive and speak up for themselves. I’ve heard children say their school is too easy and they want harder classes with more challenging work. They’re also quick to speak up if they’re sick or shoes are too tight. Teenagers many times don’t want to seem as though they’re different from the pack, so they keep quiet and ignore what they’re really feeling. Continue reading