Five easy ways to boost your self confidence!

Self-confidence is such an important part in our life. Without self confidence we cannot do anything. What if there was a way to boost your self-confidence. Read below to know more of what you can do.

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  1. Boost your self image.

If you think that failure is getting you down, don’t give up hope because there is always hope. After you have had a setback you can boost your self image by analyzing what went wrong and also you can write down all your accomplishments and star qualities. After making the list, stick it in a place where you spend most of your time at. By doing this you will be seeing this and can be happy of the things you have achieved and it really helps in boosting your confidence.

  1. Set goals that are realistic.

We all know our talents and strengths, and also know what you are capable of doing. So set a goal according to that, don’t set goals that are beyond your capabilities. This is the time where you can realistically build your strength and assess your weakness.

  1. Get on track with positive thoughts.

These are the words said by the first deaf and blind person in U.S to gain a degree.

“Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.” – Helen Keller.

We can say that she obviously used a lot of positive thinking to help her achieve her goals. So how does a negative thought bring down your self-confidence? So once you get a negative thought in your mind, your brain literally starts to filter out everything till your only can think about failure. Our brain is wired to think of problems and fear, as it might be a necessity to cope with harsh and hostile environments. So the best solution for this is to build on positive thoughts. Here are some tips.

  • If at all negative thoughts invade your territory, kick it off the playing field and substitute it with a positive thought, plan, emotion or action.
  • Do not ignore obstacles entirely. If the plan is feasible, repeat that you know about all the roadblocks along the way but you are well equipped and prepared for them. They will not throw you off the road.
  • Reduce your exposure to negative media and gloomy news broadcasts. Once a day is more than sufficient.
  1. Actions and body language speak louder than words.

Its always good to have a positive mind set, but you just can’t always keep things in your mind you also need to use large doses of action too. One study at the School showed that even one minute of using a dominant pose, such as being a confident boss with legs on the desk, led to more confidence. They even found that striking the right pose actually changed the levels of testosterone. This also suggests that our body language also can boost our confidence.

  1. Increase your will power.

Here are a few tricks that can help those who lack motivation and optimism. These tricks can help you to increase your will power. Researchers have found that those on challenging diets should eat with their less dominant hand. This forces them to think a lot more about the quantity and the quality of the food. This experiment actually tends to bring better results compared to the other people who never bother to change hands while eating.Also when people are tempted to smoke a cigarette, they found out that tensing certain muscles helped them to resist. . Researchers at Rochester University found that the participants who sat up straight and crossed their arms had a much higher persistence rate and were more successful than those who adopted a more relaxed body pose.

So now since all these effective ways have been revealed try them and they will definitely help you to boost your confidence.
-Nithin Thomas.

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