Self-confidence is the assurance of an individual over his/her qualities and abilities. Self-confidence means to trust oneself and to have a sense of control in life.
It is an attitude reflecting skills and abilities in an individual.
Self-confidence is based on perception. Perception is the way an individual thinks about himself/herself.
A person possessing high self confidence believes in one’s own plans and work on it without losing hope.
Benefits of high self-confidence :
• Increased sense of self-worth
• More happiness and joy in life
• Reduced fear
• More opportunities
• Peace of mind
• More energy and motivation to act
• Greater chances of success
A person with low self confidence doubts his plans and goals, as well as he/she, can be easily deviated from the right path.
Consequences of low self confidence:
• Anxiety, stress, loneliness, and depression.
• Impaired academic and job performance.
• Eating disorders
• Inability to overcome hurdles
• Loss of hope
It is absolutely necessary to have high self confidence else a person would ruin his/her life and would try to question his/her existence.
To build confidence, one needs to work on it. By adopting some ways, one can attain self confidence.
Ways to Increase Self-Confidence:
Recognize and emphasize your strengths
Believe in yourself
Reward and praise yourself for your progress
Set realistic and achievable goals
Do not rely on others
Recognize that the past cannot dictate your future
Read books to get motivated
Self confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings. It is the driving force of success. Self confidence is the key element that determines the impact one leaves on the people around himself/herself.
“Self confidence is the key to win over your life”.