Here are 8 simple ways that I found very useful to help boost confidence.
Although there’s more to us than the way we look and dress, it can greatly affect the way we feel. When we think we don’t look good we often feel less confident. That changes how we act and interact with other people. Having said that the best dress you will always wear is confidence itself.
2. Increase your pace of walking:
People who walk quickly appear more confident. They have places to go; they have people to see, and their life is interesting and fast-paced.
3. Good Posture:
Slumped shoulders are a signal of lack of self-confidence. But if you stand up straight, and you look straight ahead up, then you look more powerful and confident, I personally need to practice more on this as I sometimes catch myself with my head down like I am using a phone but I am not.
4. Develop an attitude of gratitude:
Make a mental list of all you’re grateful for – relationships, successes, and things that bring you joy. You’ll be surprised at how many things are going well for you – and that will give a boost to your confidence as well, remember they are approximately 1 Billion people on this planet without electricity and lack of water and basic shelter so don't take anything for granted.
5. Compliment others:
When we get into the habit of complimenting others, we bring out the best both in ourselves and other people – and that leads to respect and increased confidence. as the saying goes He who loves, sees.
6. Speak up in group discussion:
The more you speak up in a group, the less afraid you’ll feel in time – so taking that first step will have a knock-on effect. It will lower your anxiety and increase confidence. I must be honest here as I still need to do more practice on this as it scares the hell out of me to speak loudly or in a big group.
7. Make the effort to exercise:
When we’re out of shape, we tend to feel less confident, less energetic, and proud of ourselves. But when we make the extra effort to invest in an exercise we feel more in control of how we look and how we act – and that creates momentum which affects the rest of life.
8. Focus on others and the task you’re working on:
Ironically, when we focus on ourselves and not the job or other people, we find we start to worry about our weaknesses. However, when we turn our focus outward, efficiency increase, and we feel less self- conscious and more confident. Remember that we are in a third industrial revolution that is focused on networking, socialization, open source, and sharing is the way to go be it here on steemit or real life with your family, friends, and sociaty around you.
Hope you enjoyed the above tips and let me know what you think about them or if you have other tips to share with us in the comment section below.