No matter how confident you or I feel on a daily basis, there are some situations in life that will make us uneasy. Usually they’re ones that are totally outside our comfort zone, so we don’t do them very often, and when we do they’re a harrowing experience. What can we do to survive these events with our self-confidence intact? I’m so glad you asked! Here are six great tips on how to maintain your self confidence in situations where you’re uber uncomfortable:
I don’t think you or I would argue that this world would be a much better place if people would just treat each other more kindly and truly appreciate one another. However, you and I both know that that principle can start with us. In fact, it has been proven that people who are kind to others and maintain an attitude of gratitude are happier in life. Not to mention, they can be a beacon of light to those who otherwise might not experience kindness or compassion from a stranger. Wouldn’t you love to have an impact on someone? I know I would!
Your productivity shouldn’t relate to you enthusiasm! Sometimes our enthusiasm wanes when we start to feel like we can’t make our dreams come true; in other words, when our self-confidence slips, so does our enthusiasm. That’s ok, and it’s normal! We all have high and low seasons. However, you don’t have to let it affect your productivity, and here are three reasons why:
In the epic battle ring of self-confidence VS goal setting, who wins? Will one of them totally get the smack down on the other, like in nineteen ninety eight when the Undertaker threw Mankind off Hell in a Cell, who then plummeted sixteen feet through an announcer's table? Oh yeah, one of them totally wins, and I bet it’s not the one you think.
It may be shocking to discover that each of us walks around every day lying to ourselves. What’s the topic of our lies? Ourselves! In most cases, we’re not even aware of the lies we believe about ourselves until someone else points them out! Here are the seven insidious lies that are probably holding you back from success:
The only advantages most uber-successful people have are their drive and hunger. And if you’re reading this, I know you have the same drive and hunger within you. Don’t believe for a single second that these people had anything different than you. In fact you have the best possible thing in common with them—hunger for something better; a dream in your eyes that WILL come to fruition, come hell or high water.