Day #031: Confidence & Lifting Others

It’s a bright new day. It’s a new chance to grow and take on opportunity. Opportunities come and go, but an opportunity like today will never be the same. Each day and each opportunity is a key element in striving to embrace a little more. The problem we have with opportunities is we lack the confidence to embrace them, limiting our progress to grow and improve. 

Unfortunately, we get so worked up of what the world is thinking of us, we tend to never really believe we are good enough or confident enough…

It’s not that people can’t love you if you don’t love yourself. It’s that you won’t feel it because it’ll always seem like you don’t deserve it. – Unknown

If we learn to love ourselves and who we are, you may not only notice a smile on your face but a change in perspective and of course CONFIDENCE.

Here are some key points as takeaways if you want to be confident? What to do:

  • Boost your self-image
  • Set realistic goals
  • Get on the positive thoughts track
  • Actions and body language speak louder than thoughts
  • Increase your will power

Look at the people you respect who seem confident – don’t copy them, but identify what it is they do differently that conveys confidence and what you can learn from it. – Steve Errey

Maybe you’re lacking motivation and optimism and if so, then there are actually a few tricks that can help you increase your will power, so that you can get things done.

Try doing this: Researchers have found that those who are partaking a 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. Little tricks and challenges like this can be exactly what your body and mind needs to embrace change and adaption. 

Once you have become more and more confident, do not forget that self-confidence should always inspire others…

Don’t ever underestimate the influence you have on others. Taking the time to listen, to care and to make conversation can make someone’s day, even if it is as simple as giving a smile. The point is; we are human, we all struggle and sometimes we need people to care for us, usually before we even realize we need it.

So care for others, encourage others and most of all spread the joy!