Confidence For Success

Developing Confidence Is Vital To Success

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Self-confidence is highly important in life. The problem is, there is a lot that happens to people that tends to knock their confidence levels down.

Living life without confidence is extremely limiting for many different reasons. The biggest reason would likely be the doubtful thoughts that come with a lack of confidence. After all, it can be difficult to convince ourselves to try new things if our mind tells us we will fail before we even begin.

Luckily, just as confidence can be knocked down, it can be rebuilt. Check out these tips from mindbodygreen.

We all suffer from a lack of confidence to one degree or another. With low self-confidence, we experience anxiety, discouragement, fear and depression. We avoid new things and miss out on wonderful life experiences.

 

The good news is that you can train yourself to become self-confident, even if it doesn’t come naturally. With practice, your outlook becomes positive, your ability to spot and pursue opportunities increases, and you become more attractive and fun to be around. (Confidence, as they say, is contagious.) This piece will explore how you can train yourself to get some!

 

First, let’s take a look at what this is.

 

Self-confident people:

 

1. Take action in spite of their fears.
Even if they don’t believe in themselves all the time, they “fake it ‘til they make it.” Sure, they feel doubts, but they don’t allow them to become debilitating. They know that their path is unique to them (as yours is to you), and that their contribution to this world is meaningful and necessary.

 

2. Are responsible for their actions.
Confident people accept their role as creators of their life experience. They know that today’s thoughts and emotions create their future, so they use their imaginations to create positive mental pictures of success, love and abundance.

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3. Take control of their thoughts and emotions.
Their responses to any situation are rational and calm, not heated and emotional. They learn to monitor thoughts and deliberately choose only those that serve. This leads to better decision-making and better relationships.

 

4. Are not afraid of making mistakes.
They see mistakes and failures as valuable lessons. Confident people understand that we don’t learn as much from our successes as from our failures, so they are not afraid to take action.

Some Helpful Tips

Here are some tips to boost your confidence:

 

1. Smile!

 

People are magnetically attracted to a smile. A scared person who feels unworthy doesn’t smile but a person who is confident smiles often–a warm, genuine smile that draws people in.

 

2. Focus on what you want, not what you don’t want.

 

How you talk to yourself dictates how you act, which then determines the results you have. Maybe you’re very confident in certain aspects of your life but consider yourself completely inept in others. Improve the areas that need fine-tuning, keeping a positive mental view of the future.

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Author: Sean May

Sean May is the founder of Science of Imagery. Sean focuses on helping individuals and companies reach their personal and professional goals while working to make the world a better place, one smile at a time. He has over 10 years of experience in the Personal Development space, using many different modalities and techniques to help break through old belief patterns and focusing on making things as fun as possible to break through any negativity or seriousness.

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