Manchester Karate Studio
371 South Willow Street – 2nd floor
Manchester, NH 03103
Self-confidence as per the dictionary definition is “confidence in oneself and one’s powers and abilities.” Confidence is about believing in your own decisions, abilities, and qualities. It is a definite trait that helps:
- get ahead in the chosen career
- attract the right people
- inspire others
- be more productive
- make the right decisions
- manage risks
- face failures in a positive way
Here are some tips to master self-confidence:
Take stock: First, get ready to start your self-confidence journey. Begin with a review of your past and current life situation and your life goals. Ensure you are in the right mindset to start the trip.
List your achievements: Make a list of what you have achieved so far in life, no matter how small or insignificant it seems to you. List details such as your scores on a tough exam, sales figures you achieved, how you helped someone during a crisis and so on.
Review your strengths: Try to look at yourself as a best friend would and list your muscles the way your friends would. Also look at real or perceived limitations that you think you have.
Set priorities: Sort out the clutter in your mind. Remove negative and self-limiting thoughts and fill it with goal-oriented positive ones. Review what matters to you in life and focus on setting realistic targets to achieve these goals.
Practice positive self-talk: Give yourself a small pep talk every day and avoid destructive self-criticism.
Build up your knowledge and skills reserve: Ignorance is not bliss when it comes to self-confidence! Learn the skills and acquire new knowledge to help you achieve the targets you have set.
Focus on health: Health is critical to building self-confidence. Focus on achieving the best possible physical, mental and spiritual health. Consult experts and get on to structured programs to feel good within.
Celebrate achievements: Set achievable, small targets for yourself and celebrate your success when you achieve them.