We all know the benefits of being self-confident and be it personal or professional life, confidence always helps in performing well. Due to your confidence level, you might get noticed, applauded for your work, and accomplish your tasks etc. In short, you can achieve whatever you want in our life, making you a more successful person.At last, you might be the happiest person in the world.
Now, the problem arises, how to build and boost your confidence? This problem is faced by most people of the world as they don’t know the actual tactic to increase their confidence level in the very moment.
Here are some of the key strategies to develop your self-confidence:
Acknowledge Your Personal Strength: This doesn’t mean you should ignore your imperfections, but you need to focus more on your strengths rather than thinking about your negativities. Start appreciating yourself for doing good work on a daily basis. Think what makes you stand apart, and unique from others and trust me, doing this will definitely bring confidence in you to some extent.
Start Looking For Positivity In Others: When you will start looking only at positivity in others, ignoring their negative side at that period of time, you learn to appreciate others for their achievements and accomplishments. Please don’t misunderstand it with false flattery.
Be An Optimistic Not Pessimistic: Always try to see positivity in every situation. It will not give you the exact solution, but you might be able to cope with your problems to some extent.
Confidence is an important attribute to have. If you feel you lack this attribute, you can always work on yourself to be better. To build confidence, you need to practice and put in conscious effort.
First, you most like yourself, believe in yourself. Believe that you are good enough. Do not look down on yourself.
Nobody is perfect; no one has everything figured out. So do not see yourself less than anyone. Learn to compliment yourself even before anyone else does the same. Learn to declare positive affirmation about yourself.
Recognize your strength and horn your skills. This will make you exceptional and help you build self-confidence.
Lastly, face your fears; learn to do things that scare you every day. Do them in small bits, and with the time, you will have confidence in those areas.
Tara Pele, Technical Blogger, MCA from New York, New York
Answered Sep 26, 2019
We are currently living in a world that requires that you have a level of confidence in yourself. In fact, you need the self-confidence to achieve most things in life. The good thing is self-confidence can be built through conscious effort. Let's look at some of the ways it can be built. The best way to start this work is by creating a perfect picture of the person you want to be. Many people can't talk in front of a crowd, start by picturing yourself speaking to thousands of people.
Also, stop having a wrong notion about yourself and start seeing yourself exactly how you want people to see you. Learn how to say positive things to yourself, whether in thoughts or physically; start saying them affirmatively. Say positive things that will change your view about the negative things you always say to yourself. Another way is by practicing your fear. At times, what is responsible for low self-esteem is fear; we don't want to do things we fear most.
Confidence is something that people may or may not have. If you do not have enough confidence, you need to know how you can build it up so that you can start to feel better. You need to visualize what you want to be. You can also think about your capabilities more. The more that you start believing in yourself, the more confident that you will feel.
There are also instances when all it takes is for one person to believe so that you can do what you have always wanted. What if you can be that person who also believes in you? You can start to create some goals that will allow you to stay on track to reach your main dream.
W. Wright, Biology student, Biology student, Astoria
Answered Sep 20, 2019
Building confidence takes conscious effort. I will share some tips with you on how you can achieve this.
1. You need to like yourself: For you to have confidence in yourself, first you need to like yourself. Embrace yourself, cut out negative thoughts, work on your flaws, and appreciate things that make you different and things you cannot change. Believe that you deserve the very best of things.
2. Recognise your personal strengths and build on them: Perfecting your skills and talents will make you exceptional. The feeling of being excellent at what you do will help you build self-confidence. Set small achievable goals and work towards them.
3. Learn to smile more, relax, and make eye contacts when having discussions. These gives people the impression that you are confident and make it easier for you to continue with the conversation. Hope this helps.
I have found confidence two ways. 1. Acknowledge and accept praise from others (if they are genuine). I have often heard someone reply to a compliment about your outfit, "this ole thing//? i've had it forever". Well if you pay attention, it has culled a complement everytime you wear it. Therefore, you rock it, so accept it. 2. Recognize that you have so much going for you because you are here, on this earth. every day you have an opportunity to be thankful for this gift.
that helps me alot even when i am sad and lonely and have been let down. I am over 60 years old and when i was 12 i lost a class officer election by not voting for myself. Lesson learned, vote for yourself. I hope this helps.
You can develop confidence in yourself by doing a number of different things. Many may seem like small things, but each and every one will help because you will achieve success, slowly, and over time you will develop confidence. For example, some experts have said you can start by changing one small habit. Keep at it and soon it will be a new habit and you will feel good about yourself.
It can be something as small as committing to have a glass of orange juice or vegetable juice every morning. Other suggestions are to smile, volunteer, and be kind and generous. Set small goals and as you achieve them, tackle bigger and bigger goals.