Finding the confidence you need to go after the things you want in life is hard. Sometimes, we can be our own worst critics. We are harsher than anyone else and talk ourselves out of everything before we even begin. I was once in those shoes, here is how I broke that mold.
How to build confidence
1. You don’t know what you don’t know.
This saying I keep because whenever I get frustrated about doing something the long way, the hard way, or missing deadlines I give myself. I kindly sit back and remind myself, that I don’t know what I don’t know.
Now I try my hardest not to make the same mistake twice but certain things are bound to have a hiccup because I am unaware of the things I know now.
2. Positive Affirmations
We hear that positive affirmations are important all the time, that is because it works.
From vision boards to sticky notes, to having parents that breathe and speak life over you, it all makes a world of a difference.
As you turn from adolescent to adult, you are in charge of ensuring that you have positive reinforcement in your everyday life. I personally have a vision board and a notebook with positive affirmations. This ensures that DAILY, I am getting a new dose!
3. Positive People & Using Them
We always hear about having the right circle and having people in your corner.
While that is true, we also hear right after that to “check on your strong friends.” I am here to mention one huge miss which is USE your positive friends. If you are going through something, communicate it. These are your friends and they will help, but people can only help if you let them know.
I am in Ghana right now at a conference; I noticed the organizer try to do everything himself. He finally realized he