Archive for the ‘Building Self Confidence’ Category

4 Quick Tips to Improve Your Self Confidence

Monday, January 28th, 2008

Self confidence is akin to a tool. It provides you with a sense of certainty, and helps you to manage your fears. Self confidence is usually built up through a history of positive experiences, and with an improved sense of self confidence you will find that your esteem and mental state will be greatly improved as well.

If you find yourself unable to summon up courage to voice your own opinion, or to tell someone to back off when you need to, then it is probably a sign that you need to improve your self confidence. Here are 4 easy tips that will help you do just that.

Overconfidence VS Lack of Confidence

Friday, January 25th, 2008

Confidence refers to a strong sense of belief and trust in your abilities to achieve what you want in life. The benefits of having greater self-confidence are numerous, allowing you to have more faith in your decisions in life. Having a lack of confidence can prove to be an obstacle to achieving more from your life, but having overconfidence should also be avoided.

Whether you feel that you have sufficient self confidence, or that you have room for improvement, do keep in mind that the key is in striking a balance between your level of confidence, and the life path that you are charting. If these two are not complementary, you may find that a lack of confidence will hinder you from staying on track, whilst overconfidence may prove to be your downfall.

Various Quotes on Confidence

Wednesday, January 16th, 2008

It may be difficult for you to keep focusing on the positive and the accomplishments in your life, especially when you are going through a particularly challenging obstacle. Here are 8 of my personal favorite quotes on self confidence, and the importance of it to our lives. Keep this quotes close on hand, or look for others that may inspire you further, for those moments when you need something to keep you motivated!

Quotes on Confidence

1. What you think of me is none of my business. What is most important is what I think of myself. — Robert Kiyosaki

Importance of having Self Confidence in Sports

Monday, January 7th, 2008

Just as a low self confidence can affect your relationships and career in life, so can a lack of self confidence affect your performance in sports. Having a lack of self confidence is the greatest barrier that prevents athletes from achieving their peak performance. If you want to break through your own limits, you have to first remove the barriers that having a low self confidence has built around you.

There are many athletes who are able to perform well during training and practice sessions, and yet when it comes to the big game that they have been training the entire year for, their performance is sub optimal. This is often termed as a lack of competitive confidence, which is different from practice self confidence.

Benefits of Improving Self Confidence

Thursday, January 3rd, 2008

Everyone knows that having a low self esteem is bad, and thus set out to improve their self confidence. However, most may not fully understand why they have low self confidence, and simply try to build up their self confidence because they think that it will make them happier.

Of course, having strong self confidence will probably make you happier and more satisfied with yourself and your life. Below, we will point out more of the benefits that improving your self confidence will bring you.

Building Self Confidence in 5 Easy Steps

Tuesday, January 1st, 2008

Self confidence is a belief in yourself and what you want in life, based on an implicit trust in your own abilities to deal with the things that come your way in life. You will find that with greater self confidence, you will have a more positive mindset and greater faith in your actions and choices, in spite of what others may have to say about you. Self confidence can be developed, so fret not if you find that you are lacking in it. With some practice and the following 5 steps, you will find yourself building up your self confidence!