Question everything! Questioning your own behaviour is important to build confidence, it helps generate an inner dialogue to rationalise and affirm your actions. It’s a form of reflection and in turn allows you to make sense of what you are doing and why? Ask questions daily! Here are some suggestions: 1. What am I doing regularly to achieve my goals? 2. What’s preventing me … [Read more...] about Weekly confidence development tip 52: Question everything!
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Learn to accept the obstacles. The more obstacles that you have to overcome, the more effective the learning process. If everything was easy, we wouldn’t learn very much. The challenges we face provide us with important learning opportunities and a chance to reflect and change the way we do things. Consider when these opportunities have arisen and how you have coped with them? … [Read more...] about Weekly confidence development tip 51: Learn to accept the obstacles
Develop a motivational mantra. Use inspirational quotes and sayings to support your confidence development. Research and explore them, collect and keep them or write them down and pin them where you can see them. Create your own mantra and say this to yourself regularly to help provide motivation and inspiration when you need it most. This tip was brought to you by Davina … [Read more...] about Weekly confidence development tip 50: Develop a motivational mantra
Say No! This is often challenging but learning to say ‘no’ directly and comfortably is important in building confidence. If you lack confidence because you find it difficult to say ‘no’ then this is the perfect exercise for you. It’s important that you value your own needs and views and put these first. If a request prevents you from doing this or means that you have to … [Read more...] about Weekly confidence development tip 49: Say No!
Lead by example! If you want others to follow your lead, you must set the standard yourself first. Do the things you want others to do and behave how you would like others to behave. More importantly, if you want to be seen as ‘confident’, then you need to believe this yourself before others will believe it! Start believing you are confident and capable and you will begin to … [Read more...] about Weekly confidence development tip 48: Lead by example!