How to Build Rock Solid Self Confidence
You have probably noticed those people at work, school, and
in your daily life that always appear to be self confident
and on top of world.
Everything seems to go right for these people and they
always seem to present themselves as calm,
collected and successful in everything they do.
If you are paying attention you have probably noticed that
these self confident people usually are successful in every
area of their lives.
Is this because they are smarter? Or is it because they
have more money? Maybe they are just lucky?
The reality is that none of these things are necessarily
true. Self confident people understand the impact of
believing in themselves and relying on their abilities.
This confidence ultimately creates opportunities for
success and with each new success another self
confidence building block is put into place. Success
builds upon success reinforcing self confidence with each
Self confident people perceive themselves as able to
achieve those things they set out to do and this perception
creates reality in their lives.
Yes, perception creates reality. You can become the person
you want to be. You have heard it said that if you can
believe it you can achieve it.
So start believing in yourself, acting on that belief and
you will start building self confidence in your life.
Here are some helpful tips to build self confidence one
success at a time.
1. Make a list of your strong points.
All the positive things about yourself and the things that
you are good at doing. Think of compliments you have
received or things that come easily to you. It doesn't
matter what it is, if it's good, write it down.
2. Choose two of those things that you want to work on to
improve even more.
It's important to succeed and by concentrating on the areas
you are already good at you will have a better chance of
becoming even more sure of yourself. Remember that success
builds upon success.
3. Exude confidence even if you don't feel like it.
Talk to yourself in an encouraging way and stay away from
negative thoughts and people as you can.
Instead surround yourself with positive, confident, and
successful people. This will become a habit and one that
will build confidence.
4. Look at yourself in a different way than you are used to
It can change your life and help your confidence level to
rise. See yourself as the self confident person you want to
be and before you know it you will become that person.
If you have a set-back do not let it get the best of you.
Remember the times when you exhibited self confidence and
how good it felt and then try again and each time will help
you to build confidence and confidence building will become
a way of life.
About the Author
Peter Murphy is a peak performance expert. He recently produced a very popular free report:10 Simple Steps to Developing Communication Confidence. This report reveals the secret strategies all high achievers use to communicate with charm and impact. Apply now because it is available for a limited time only at: http://www.howtotalkwithconfidence.com/report.htm