How to increase your self-confidence

Self-confidence is very important to our day to day lives, and affects just about everything we do. In work, it affects our decision making and whether or not we will strive to be the best we can and achieve goals and objectives. In our personal lives it can affect dating; it can affect how we talk to our SO. In mental health, it can affect how we reach out, or if we even reach out at all, and it affects how we view ourselves. Self-confidence is thereby crucial to our lives in general.

Here are some ways to increase your self-confidence.

Give it your all

This applies to any situation in your life, and how you approach it.

There might be situations in your life where you know you will be strong in, and then there are others that you may feel uncomfortable in.

Regardless, you should be giving those situations your best, and you’d be surprised at the results.

Accomplish your goals

Having set goals and objectives is part of the self-development process. It is important to keep striving towards these goals and achieving them, even if they are small goals. This will ultimately increase your self-confidence in the long run, and it is vital you continue to do so. It is also important that you set small, realistic goals that you can achieve which move towards a larger vision, as setting too high a goal will mean that you will not achieve these for some time and may lose motivation and self-confidence as a result. This will ultimately impede your self-development journey.

These have been some ways to improve your self-confidence.

Self-confidence affects everything you do in your life, and it is important to have strong self-confidence, or be working towards building up your self-confidence.

Cooper Harry
Cooper Harry is Lita’s reporter based in Adelaide. Before joining the LM, Cooper reported on personal career issues for local Adelaide news sites and also for TBD. He’s the author of a non-fiction book, Aran Condition: How Baseball Cards Became Your Obsession, and his stories have appeared in The National, The Ages, and Outside. He’s won the Award for Young Journalists in 2017.

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