Is Your Lack of Confidence Holding You Back? (&3 Things You Need to Be Doing to Get Over It)

There are so many things in this world that could be holding you back. 

There’s your fear of failure, your fear of the unknown, and the worst of all, the fear that you’re incapable of the task at hand.

Confidence, in yourself, will set you a part from all of the rest when heroic moments arise.

But, how can you develop confidence so that you’re prepared for that moment?

1. Practice

Whatever skill you have, whatever job position you hold, whatever role you play, become the expert at it. Practice every single day, and do not slack off. True skill is the best confidence booster.

 

2. When disaster strikes, smile big

When life decides to be difficult, suck it up and smile. Sincerely, genuinely smile. Smile so much that your face hurts. I think you get what I’m saying here.

When you smile, people get the impression that you’re cool, collected, and confident to fix the situation. This is relevant if you’re a parent, a student, an employee, or in leadership.

Keep your cool, and people will respect you for that.

When you gain respect, you will most definitely gain confidence.

3. Do one thing every week that you’re not used to

Technically, this could mean that you could start sky diving on the weekends.

But, I suggest you take it with a much lighter understanding.

When you break the routine, you get used to the idea of being uncomfortable.

You’ll be in control of making yourself uncomfortable. Work at a different place in home then usual if you work from home.

Go to a different Starbucks than usual and meet a new a barista. Try Pilates instead of jogging every morning.

Eat food that you’ve never heard of before.

Set reminders in your calendar for this. Designate one day a week. Whatever it takes for you to start.

So, when the day comes where your boss asks you to handle a project that you’ve been pining after, but too scared to take, you’ll be ready to face the discomfort of fear.

Start right now. Start today.

Don’t waste time when it comes to developing your confidence. 

 

About the author:

Cher is a director at the nonprofit Hero School. She is currently pursuing her Bachelors degree in Entrepreneurship. Sometimes, she thinks about saving the world, and other times, she wants to rollerblade.

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