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6 Tips to Boost Your Self-Confidence

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Introduction

Self-confidence is an important factor that has a major impact on both our physical and psychological well-being. Self-confidence is also connected with happiness and some studies also put it as a factor that determines how many things you achieve in life. This isn’t surprising, since self-confidence is described as a feeling of trust in your judgement, qualities and abilities.

The are various reasons behind low self-confidence, but that is not the subject right now. We are here to provide you with some tips that will help you boost your self-confidence and live life to the fullest.

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Body Posture is Important

It might sound silly and like some magic trick, but body posture really has an effect on how we feel and what we think about ourselves. So, the next time you find yourself with your shoulders down and your bent over, straighten up! Scientists have confirmed that this have a positive effect on us overall. Straighten up your body posture will also tell other people how confident you feel. So you might as well get two huge benefits with this simple change.

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Find the Music That Suits You

Find the Music That Suits You

There are various studies that confirm the positive effect that music has on our mood. And this is not all, music is also known to be beneficial to our overall health. This is why it would be nice to go on a quest to find the music that has a positive effect on you.

Some people say that the music that really suits you makes you want to move or even dance. Make a playlist of your favourite songs or compositions and make sure to listen to the entire playlist at least once a day; it will make you feel more powerful and feel more self-confident.

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Hit the Gym

Physical exercise has a lot of benefits for our health. What people usually don’t know, is that physical activity affects both our body and our mind. If you decide to make the gym a part of your daily routine, you can expect the following: better shape, new friends, healthier sleep, weight loss and higher-self-esteem.

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Learn how to be Assertive

Learn how to be Assertive

Assertive communication is the key to feeling more confident. There are various courses online that could help you learn techniques of assertive communication. Make sure to practice it with some friend or family member, so that you can check how you sound and to practice the new tone you are trying to achieve. Once you learn how to communicate your emotions and opinions, it will be much easier for you to express yourself and check how others feel and think about you.

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Engage yourself in Conversations

Conversations are a great opportunity for you to learn how confident you are. Expressing opinions and defending them in front of others may seem challenging, but by exposing yourself and stepping out of your comfort zone, you will start to feel more confident.

Most people who feel less confident think that they are not good enough for X reasons, but by stepping out of your comfort zone, you will be able to experience that nothing bad can happen if you are not right or if you fail at something. The key is to continue pushing yourself.

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Embrace the Low-self-esteem Self

Embrace the Low-self-esteem Self

Usually, people with low self-confidence try to fix it by now acknowledging it. Feeling less confidence is a part of who you are, and if you continuously ignore it and only focus on changing it, chances are that you won’t succeed. This conflict with yourself can be resolved by accepting you for who you truly are. It may sound as some kind of paradox, but the change will follow once you make amends with yourself.

As you can see, all of the tips here are actionable. So before you go back to the magic loop of “I’m not good enough for…”, pick one of the tips you’ve read here and give it a go. The key is not to give up; if five different things you try don’t yield good results, there are dozens of others that might help you. Consider all your attempts as experiments, and stick with ones that provide the best results for you.

If you’ve found something in particular that has helped you and it is not listed here, feel free to share it with us in the comment section below.

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