Updated: Jul 20, 2022
𝗖𝗼𝗻𝗳𝗶𝗱𝗲𝗻𝗰𝗲 is a belief we can create a successful outcome through our actions.
𝗖𝗼𝗻𝗳𝗶𝗱𝗲𝗻𝗰𝗲 is a feeling we experience within ourselves.
So to understand 𝗰𝗼𝗻𝗳𝗶𝗱𝗲𝗻𝗰𝗲 we have to look at both the mind and body for answers.
It is a belief among professional women that if you work hard it would be enough to get ahead. The truth is, it is actually 𝗡𝗢𝗧 enough to just be competent and perform well at your job.
You need to be 𝘤𝘰𝘮𝘱𝘦𝘵𝘦𝘯𝘵 and 𝘤𝘰𝘯𝘧𝘪𝘥𝘦𝘯𝘵 to be successful.
It is not always about performance in the job, but it is important to increase 𝗽𝗲𝗿𝘀𝗼𝗻𝗮𝗹 𝗯𝗿𝗮𝗻𝗱𝗶𝗻𝗴 and 𝗴𝗮𝗶𝗻 𝗲𝘅𝗽𝗼𝘀𝘂𝗿𝗲. You need to get out of the comfort zone to voice your opinions and speak up at meetings, give presentations and find ways to showcase your achievements. All of these things require you to be 𝗰𝗼𝗻𝗳𝗶𝗱𝗲𝗻𝘁 in yourself.
𝗛𝗲𝗿𝗲 𝗮𝗿𝗲 𝟱 𝗽𝗼𝘄𝗲𝗿𝗳𝘂𝗹 𝘁𝗶𝗽𝘀 𝘁𝗼 𝗯𝗼𝗼𝘀𝘁 𝘆𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝘀𝗲𝗹𝗳-𝗰𝗼𝗻𝗳𝗶𝗱𝗲𝗻𝗰𝗲
🎯𝟭. 𝗦𝘁𝗮𝘆 𝗮𝘄𝗮𝘆 𝗳𝗿𝗼𝗺 𝗻𝗲𝗴𝗮𝘁𝗶𝘃𝗶𝘁𝘆 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗯𝗿𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗼𝗻 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗽𝗼𝘀𝗶𝘁𝗶𝘃𝗶𝘁𝘆
Put some positive enthusiasm into your interactions with others. Stop focusing on the problems in your life and instead begin to focus on solutions and making positive changes.
🎯𝟮. 𝗖𝗵𝗮𝗻𝗴𝗲 𝘆𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗯𝗼𝗱𝘆 𝗹𝗮𝗻𝗴𝘂𝗮𝗴𝗲 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗶𝗺𝗮𝗴𝗲
The posture, smiling and eye contact give others the impression that you are a confident person.
🎯𝟯. 𝗗𝗼𝗻'𝘁 𝗮𝗰𝗰𝗲𝗽𝘁 𝗳𝗮𝗶𝗹𝘂𝗿𝗲 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗴𝗲𝘁 𝗿𝗶𝗱 𝗼𝗳 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗻𝗲𝗴𝗮𝘁𝗶𝘃𝗲 𝘃𝗼𝗶𝗰𝗲𝘀
Never give up. Never accept failure. There is a solution to everything, Succeeding through great adversity is a huge confidence booster.
The next time you hear that negativity in your head, switch it immediately to a positive affirmation.
🎯𝟰. 𝗕𝗲 𝗽𝗿𝗲𝗽𝗮𝗿𝗲𝗱
Learn everything there is to know about your field, job, presentation--whatever is next on your "to conquer" list. If you are prepared, and have the knowledge to back it up, your self-confidence will soar.
🎯𝟱. 𝗖𝗿𝗲𝗮𝘁𝗲 𝗮 𝗹𝗶𝘀𝘁
Make a list of all the things in your life that you are thankful for, and another list of all the things you are proud of accomplishing. Post them somewhere (eg refrigerator) where you can easily be reminded of what an amazing life you have and what an amazing person you really are. If you feel your self-confidence dwindling, take a look at those lists and let yourself feel and be inspired all over again
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