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5 tips for building self confidence


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5 tips for building self confidence

  1. 1. Almost everyone wants to buildmore self confidence. Selfconfidence is like a bank account,you need to make regular depositsinto it to keep it growing. Here are5 great tips that you can startusing immediately.
  2. 2. Self confidence means freedom from self-doubt.People who have a lot of self confidence focus onwhat their strengths are, not on what they cant do.Everyone has weaknesses, but the difference is thenot everyone dwells on them. Make a list of yourstrengths today and focus on things you do well.
  3. 3. Having achievable goals is a quick way to becomemore self confident. Having goals gives you a sense ofpurpose and by achieving those goals over time youwill gain self confidence. If you dont have writtengoals, start today.There are many great programs ongoal setting available in bookstores or availableonline.
  4. 4. It is a fact that you cant feel depressed when you aresmiling. In fact in one study done a group of peoplewho were depressed were told to smile in a mirror foronly a few minutes a day.The results were amazing.Most of the people improved how they felt.
  5. 5. Picture in your mind someone who looks depressed.That pictures likely shows someone who has hunchedover shoulders and a sad expression on their face.Now picture someone who has a high level of selfconfidence.That picture probably shows someonesitting straight up and a bright smile on their face.Just by changing your posture you can improve youremotional state.
  6. 6. Being in a state of gratefulness is another way to buildself-confidence. Everyone, no matter how bad theirsituation can find something to be grateful for in theirlives. By being grateful and focusing on the goodthings in your life you can improve your outlook.Spend some time every morning when you wake upbeing grateful for what you have, and your whole daywill go better.