Updated: Jun 13, 2021
Often confident people are being portrayed as extroverted people with the ability to take huge risks in life, which can be true, yes, but it is important to note that confidence means different for everyone.
There is not a single definition or a confidence formula, it all depends on what makes each of us feel comfortable and good with the way we look and feel about ourselves. You must seek ways that make you feel confident, there is so much more to building confidence as we all have unique perceptions of life and the way we react to it.
If you have been struggling with building your confidence and self-esteem, keep reading to find out tips that can help you achieve it.
Here are few tips that can help you build more confidence within yourself and improve your self-esteem.
1. Change the way you perceive confidence itself
It is so important to know the reason behind low self-esteem and become aware of it because it can help you step forward into changing it.
Often we tend to perceive confidence based on how it is being portrayed around us. When in reality being confident means different for everyone. Seek out ways that empower you to be confident.
2. Act as if you already have confidence in yourself
Try to act as if you have confidence in yourself and your body. A great way how to do it is by using Mel Robbin's 5-second rule. Especially in situations when you need that immediate confidence boost. For example, you need to present your work or talk with your boss, take a deep breath, count 5-4-3-2-1 and go for it, without letting your mind second-doubt it. This might sound like an extreme way, but this can really push you into direction you want to go.
3. Adapt to a healthier lifestyle
When we take control of our lives by making small steps towards a healthier lifestyle it can truly boost confidence and self-esteem. A great way how to start to improve your health is with 7-Day challenges.
List of 8 7-Day challenge ideas you can try:
Healthy habit challenge;
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