Self-confidence is an attitude which allows individuals to have positive yet realistic views of themselves and their situations. Self-confidence is extremely important in almost every aspect of our lives as it enhances our chances of succeeding in life.
Tips for building self confidence
Mission and Plan
You must have a mission of what you want to achieve and a plan of how to achieve it.
Identify your strengths and capitalise on them
You have to discover something you are good at in terms of talents and skills in order for you to capitalise on areas of your strengths. Practice in areas of your strength to become an expert.
Take advantage of your good qualities
Discover and focus on your good qualities which make your personality great.
Chose role models
Chose your role models who possess the qualities that you would like to have and have affected you in a way that makes you want to be a better person.
Chose a mentor who will guide you during your life journey to success
Talk over life challenges with people you trust
These people are often your friends who will offer you encouragement and can help you in feeling capable of tackling the life challenge.
Do not be scared of making mistakes
You will learn a lot through making mistakes as mistakes tell you of things which do not work.
Do not let one wrong turn make you think you do not have what it takes to achieve your dreams.
Always remember you can achieve your mission provided you make up your mind to achieve it and Donn King says in the following quote;
“Confidence comes not from knowing you know everything, but from knowing you can handle what comes up.”