Confidence

The Proactive Path to Self-Care

    Do you only think about self-care when you’re already in trouble? You want to eat healthier because your doctor says you need to lower your cholesterol, or you decide to start meditating because job stress is keeping you up at night.   Self-care is more effective when it’s an ongoing part of your…

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Making Peace with Your Inner Critic

  The way you talk to yourself can build you up or tear you down. When your inner dialogue is harsh, it’s usually because you’re repeating things you heard from your parents or other authority figures when you were growing up.   If the criticism goes too far, it can discourage you from trying and…

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You Can Be Anything You Want to Be!

  Take a moment for yourself. Sit back, relax and allow yourself to dream for a bit about whom you’d like to be and what you’d really like to do with your life. If you could simply paint an image of who you want to be, what would that look like? Free-association like this can…

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Ways to Conquer the Fear of Change

    Change can be a scary thing. When you make a change in your life, you bring yourself into the unknown. You travel from a safe place to one where you don’t know exactly what will happen. The truth is, there is nothing you can do to stop change. This world is always changing…

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Destroy Insecurity and Take on the World

  Insecurity is perhaps the biggest roadblock to achieving your goals. If you lack confidence and certainty in yourself and your skills, you’ll never leave the starting line.   Insecurity is the result of poor mental habits and giving too much power to others. With work, you can be a highly confident and secure person!…

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Top 10 Strategies to Get the Respect You Deserve

  Respect comes in two forms: self-respect and respect from others. These two types of respect, however, are intertwined. Consider what happens when you lack self-respect. You are on the losing end of every relationship. You’re more willing to indulge in negative habits. People treat you like a doormat. Your life and environment are often…

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Self-Awareness and Why It Matters

  Having self-awareness means that you have knowledge of yourself. You understand your habits, likes, dislikes, the way you view the world, and your needs. You know what you want in life and have an understanding of your emotional responses. Socrates’ famous quote “know thyself” is a directive to develop self-awareness. Having self-awareness doesn’t solve…

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Boost Self-Confidence With These 8 Surprising Actions

  Who couldn’t use a little more self-confidence? Self-confidence can often be in short supply, but there are many ways you can get it back. When your self-confidence is lacking, take control of the situation and make yourself confident again. You can accomplish a lot more with self-confidence than you can without. Once you know…

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12 Tips Shy People Can Use to Make More Friends

  Most people struggle to make new friends, but it can be more challenging for those that are shy. However, where there’s a will, there’s a way. Even the shyest of people can have a healthy social circle. Shyness can be a challenge in all social situations, but challenges can be overcome. If you’re shy,…

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