Revive yourself into a Confident You

With great confidence comes great power; a power to show the world that you are unstoppable in achieving your success. Lack of confidence often depicts your incapability and fear of failure. Each one has to combat and conquer his/her lack of confidence to be successful in life. But the underlying questions that still persists is “How can you revive yourself and be confident? A small trigger is essential to ignite the quest for building a “new you”.  At times coaching and makeovers can do a lot good in changing you from ‘no-one’ to the ‘known –one’.

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Let us learn how one can be confident in life:

  • Stop being in your comfort zone: You have to learn to set yourself free from the boundaries of your comfort zone. You will never be able to gain the confidence until you learn to expand the boundaries that you have set for yourself. Try doing something that you have never done and this will surely boost up your confidence levels.
  • Simply be yourself: Don’t try to be like someone only to please others. One thing you have to bear in mind that you cannot please everyone and never attach yourself to the opinions of others. Try understanding the opinions of others and inculcate*inculcate*
    ➤ (v) teach and impress by frequent repetitions or admonitions
    the positive changes in you by making your own style statement. Live your life on your own terms and dress in the best possible way that defines the true you.
  • Believe in yourself: It is extremely crucial to understand the very fact that you should firstly believe in yourself. Self-appreciation and acknowledgment are the two pillars that can lay the foundation of your path to success. Note down all your positive attributes and achievements and quickly run through them whenever you feel low. Doing so will help you to feel good about yourself.
  • Try to introspect yourself: An honest introspection*introspection*
    ➤ (n) the contemplation of your own thoughts and desires and conduct
    will help you understand about your own positive and negative qualities. You will automatically figure out what do you want to do in your life. Being assertive helps you to stay grounded.
  • Body language is instrumental: Body language is an integral part about one’s personality. You have to be extremely vigilant*vigilant*
    ➤ (s) carefully observant or attentive; on the lookout for possible danger
    while presenting yourself before others. Always hold your head up and ensure that your shoulders are set back. Walk with confidence and straight. Eye contact and smile are the two expressions that will add a confident touch to your personality.
  • Understand how you can be confident physically: A few triggers like songs, books, phrases, poems, and a breath of fresh air can improve your mood. Try indulging in those triggers that help in elevating your mood and make you feel confident about oneself.
  • Fears are extremely normal:Understanding and acknowledging your own fears will help you to face them with courage. Never run away from your fears.
  • Nobody is perfect: You have to understand this simple truth of life that no person on this earth is perfect. There is always a room for committing mistakes and that mistakes are an integral part of a learning process and life too. Do not overthink about the mistakes and lose your confidence.
  • Always remember, it’s never too late to have a new start: Never let your success get into your head. Likewise, never let your failure demotivate you. Never let your past haunt you and spoil your future. Understand how your lack of confidence held you back in life and consider such failures as mentors that can guide you for your future endeavors.
  • Think in a confident manner: Stay focused on your goal and never let negative thoughts to deviate*deviate*
    ➤ (n) a person whose behavior deviates from what is acceptable especially in sexual behavior
    ➤ (v) turn aside; turn away from
    ➤ (v) be at variance with; be out of line with
    ➤ (v) cause to turn away from a previous or expected course
    ➤ (s) markedly different from an accepted norm
    your mind of your goal.

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Try implementing the above said pointers in your personality and living and I’m extremely sure you will end up being more confident and powerful.