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Self Confidence - How To Increase It?

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Ms. Pooja Naik 93% (12 ratings)
M.Sc - Psychology
Psychologist, Hyderabad  •  8 years experience
Self Confidence - How To Increase It?

Being confident is a very essential quality for all human beings, irrespective of their age or profession. Boosting up your confidence level will not only make you feel good about yourself but will also help you to keep your feet firmly on the ground, no matter what situation you have to encounter in your daily life. Self-confidence also helps you to create a very good impression of yourself and gives you an edge over others, especially when you are trying to seek a job or representing your company or educational institute.

The following are eight proven ways to bolster your level of confidence

  1. Think positively - Positive thinking can help you see the better side of every situation you confront. Thus, it can increase your confidence level.
     
  2. Be prepared - Being prepared to face new challenges in life and accepting those challenges is another crucial step for improving your level of confidence.
     
  3. Volunteer for different causes and activities - You may consider volunteering for social causes or you may also volunteer for different activities at your workplace or institution. This is a very important step for boosting up your confidence.
     
  4. Try to visualize your success - If you can see it before your eyes, you can achieve it too. Imagining yourself as successful will automatically elevate your confidence level.
     
  5. Find out the true purpose of your life - This will add meaning to your life and thus, can increase your confidence to a whole new level.
     
  6. Connect with others more often - Staying alienated most of the time can bring down your confidence level. The more you connect, the more confident you will become.
     
  7. Never underestimate yourself and your abilities - Have a strong belief in who you are and what you are capable of. This can make you more confident.
     
  8. Try to stay fit and healthy - As we all know health is wealth. Being healthy and fit always will make you feel good about yourself and will thus enhance your level of confidence.

Along with the aforesaid tips, remember to smile always. A bright face will automatically make you appear more confident to others.

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