Being more confident doesn’t happen overnight. You won’t be instantly bursting with confidence once you accomplish a goal. One compliment doesn’t increase your self-esteem immeasurably. But: The following 5 steps can help you to gradually build more self-confidence:
You don’t look good enough, are not smart, are not sporty enough? You should not allow such negative thoughts in the first place, because they can become self-fulfilling prophecy. Pessimism and negative thoughts are like black holes in the universe: they develop so strong an attraction that you disappear into them yourself. Everyone knows this one bitter person. Do you want to hang out with this person? Not very likely. Positive thinking is the basis for positive charisma. And those around you will also notice it immediately. Instead, think of good moments or something that cheers you up. And already you radiate more self-confidence.
Why? Because posture actually has two different effects: On the one hand, it affects your inner self-confidence. On the other hand, correct posture exudes self-confidence. Straighten your back, gazing forward, shoulders back, and chest out. And: smile! People who smile appear more positive and attractive to those around them. Also, when you smile, your brain recognizes which muscles are being used. This ensures that it releases more happiness hormones. Consciously adopt this posture as often as possible and try to maintain it. You will find out that the world will feel very different. Conquer it with a smile.
Find Your Passion
In which activity do you forget the time and are fully in your element? This answer is also central to a happy and contented life, because it will help you find the ideal job for you. Because if you enjoy your work, you usually do it well. And good work increases self-confidence and self-confidence. This may or may not be your main job: If you have a secure job that is fine for you, then you will find a hobby that you are passionate about.
Take Your Life Into Your Own Hands
You are solely responsible for how your life goes. Do not let others determine your life, but make your own decisions. Once you’ve internalized this, you can pursue your goals and build your confidence. That is the most important basic requirement.
Can You Have Too Much Self-Confidence?
Basically, self-confidence is a positive trait, but it can also overdo it. Too much self-confidence can quickly be perceived as arrogant, self-indulgent, or arrogant. Those who think they are better may be respected for their achievements, but they are not really liked.
With these 5 tips for more self-confidence, you will soon have the courage to reject the party invitation, to call off the boring date with Mister-Never-Ever and to give the outrageous pretender his opinion.