There is that one something that differentiates many people.
You see people/friends all around you speaking freely, expressing themselves, doing what they like. They have an air of something around them.
And that is Confidence.
Confident people definitely stand out in the crowd.
As teens, or for that matter, for any person, it is very essential to develop this skill of confidence.
Yes, I call confidence a skill. That is because you learn it and perfect the art of being confident. Confidence certainly equates to success and is a means of achieving success. When your rewards that you expect are greater, you become a more confident person. And when these rewards are lesser, then the outcome is fear. Don’t let this fear overtake your confidence at any point in time.
Confidence is something that comes from within you. It is the greatest resource that you have. Learn to cultivate confidence and be a successful person.
When teens reach adulthood, they will require loads of it to face real life situations.
Remember, confidence comes from believing in yourself, your skills, and your abilities.
How to be a more confident person?
- Be aware of what your strengths are
Focussing on your strengths and building them is the foremost factor that elevates your confidence levels.
- Better yourself every time
Being competent at things makes you more confident. Try to better yourself and enhance your skills.
- Act confident
The first step to feeling confident is to act confident. Make eye contact with people, speak boldly, focus on what you do best and walk away from unfavorable situations.
- Deal with criticism in a positive way
Everyone one has their own perspective. Use criticism as a learning experience and be assertive. Not defensive.
- Have a positive outlook in life
A sense of positivity and optimism surely makes it a step easier to be more confident.
- Have a good self-esteem
Before anything else, have a good self-esteem and a feel good factor about yourself and your abilities and capabilities. These are the stepping stones to being a more confident you!
The power of Affirmations of success
Affirmations are positive statements written with the sole purpose of changing your thoughts in the positive direction. They help in strengthening and reinforcing your beliefs. Affirmations help in breaking the negative thought patterns.
Each affirmation that you write out is unique for yourself. This helps boost your confidence levels. Practice saying these positive affirmations and over a period of time, you will believe in yourself more than ever.
- I believe in myself.
- I see opportunities everywhere.
- No matter what, I will work towards the goals in my life.
- I will have a positive outlook all the time.
- I make my own success.
- My potential to succeed is infinite.
- I can overcome and conquer my challenges.
The ability to be a more confident teen/person lies in your hands and your hands alone. I believe confidence is:
STANDING UP FOR WHAT YOU BELIEVE IN – EVEN IF YOU STAND ALONE!