Self-confidence is the belief in your ability to accomplish your goals no matter the adversity. Also, I believe that it is the “X-factor” in achieving your goals and becoming a better person in life. The ability to believe in yourself and your skills can allow you to conquer half the battle.
2. Positive Letter
Write a letter to yourself about what you’ve accomplished in your life. When you start to hear that negative self-talk within yourself, take the time to read that accomplishment letter to re-assert your self-confidence.
3. Positive Thoughts and Action
Think and act positively! It is what filters our perception. If you’re always focused on the negative then you will always encounter negative experiences.
4. The Power of a Simple Act – Smile!
Smile often! The power of a simple act can affect you and your surroundings. Not only will you feel better when you smile but it will have a chain reaction on how you can make others feel.
5. Quality Practice
Practice, practice, and practice. You can develop your X-factor, self-confidence and abilities by getting better at your craft. The best way to do this is to find your strength and evolve from that because once you find what you’re good at, it is hard to fail in that category.
#GritTip: Make sure you check out this video about “The Skill of Self-Confidence” from Dr. Ivan Joseph.