To achieve even the smallest goals, and to get through life’s daily duties and responsibilities, you have to have some self-confidence. The importance of developing a self-confident attitude allows you to wade through the push and pull of different voices and opinions telling you.
The dictionary defines as freedom of doubt, belief in yourself and your abilities. The best way to gain self-confidence is to look deep inside of yourself and believe that you have the ability to overcome all obstacles and challenges that you are faced with, on a daily bases. Self-Confidence is something that cannot be taught. It is up to the individual to decide how much belief that they possess inside of themselves. I am the point where I realize that I must first believe in myself before others will believe in me. Nobody teaches us to be happy or sad. They are natural feelings that come along as we develop mentally, physically and emotionally.
When you get to the point where you allow others to dictate how you feel about life, you have to stop and take an internal survey. Most often these feelings come from people allowing the negativity of other people to overcome them. You have to be willing to take control of your life and whatever is holding you back. I have allowed society to determine how I should look, dress and feel. Its time for me to take a stand and be in control of my own destiny. If a person has self-confidence, he has won half the battle. Everything seems to go right for these people and they always seem to be present themselves as calm. collected and successful in everything they do. If you pay attention, you might notice that these self confident people usually are successful in every area of their lives. Self confident people understand the impact of believing in themselves and relying on their abilities. Building self-confidence need certain steps to be followed.
Make a list of your strong points. Note down all the positive things about yourself and the things that come easily to you. Some people are born with it, some have to work for it, and others do not know how to obtain. It cannot be accomplished overnight, but slowly gets stronger and stronger over a period of time.
Becoming self confident does not mean you are unrealistic about yourself and your situation. You understand that you are not Superman, but being confident means still moving forward.
In conclusion, confidence is a characteristic that everyone struggles with at one point, but can be achieved by trusting one’s abilities and speaking with others that are supportive.
“THE WORST LONELINESS IS NOT BE COMFORTABLE WITH YOURSELF.”
Being comfortable in one’s own skin is the key to achievement and enjoyment in life, so start with some confidence.