Why is confidence so important?

Confidence is believing in yourself, feeling comfortable in your true-self, knowing you have worth. If you are confident, people believe you, confidence is attractive, brings success, helps to connect well with others and you generally feel happier. Only you can say you’re not confident. What excuses do you have stopping you from your confidence?

How to gain confidence & maintain it

  • Have positive mind chatter &  believe you’re a good person
  • Learn to like, respect & love yourself
  • Be social
  • Go outside of your comfort zone & have a go
  • Remain goal orientated & be proud of your achievements
  • Accept complements
  • Do things your good at
  • Consider yourself & know you’re a good person
  • Spoil yourself
  • Present clean & tidy
  • Accept you & others are not perfect, you make mistakes, but accept responsibility
  • Be happy & know you deserve it
  • Accept who you are
  • Do things you enjoy
  • Don’t put things off
  • Have gratitude
  • Be a kind person
  • Look forward to life & the future
  • Feel you are in control & have the power to change things
  • Look for solutions to challenges & ways to achieve success
  • Encourage people around you & respect their views
  • Respect your own views & stand up for yourself assertively

How to lose Confidence

  • Not look after your presentation
  • Feel unhappy & do things to keep you miserable
  • Be judgemental of yourself or others
  • Feel you’re not as good as others
  • Don’t believe in yourself & put yourself down
  • Feel your future is hopeless
  • Look & hear the negative
  • Take things & people for granted
  • Blame yourself
  • Never take responsibility, feel sorry & blame everyone else
  • Feel tired & lazy all the time
  • Don’t socialise
  • Punish or hate yourself
  • ‘Stir over’ bad things, feel alone & unloved
  • Listen to others negative chatter & gossip about you