Having a healthy level of self-confidence can help us in so many areas of our life – both personal and professional.
It can also help increase our overall motivation, which in turn can make it easier to achieve our goals and move forward in life.
Now, developing a healthy level of self-confidence is easier said than done.
However, several tactics can help you grow day by day.
Write Yourself a Letter
What do you want? What do you need? What has been on your mind lately?
Putting our thoughts, goals and ideas onto paper can make them easier to understand.
This can be done by journaling or by writing a letter to ourselves.
Writing a letter to your past, current or future self can help you look at your life and goals in a new way.
Sometimes we can hold back on saying what we really feel due to the fear of being judged.
Your letter or letters are for your eyes only – so you can be raw, open and honest.
You know what they say. The grass is always greener on the other side.
You never know what another person has gone through or is currently going through.
Just because someone else’s journey appears “perfect” doesn’t mean it is.
Instead of focusing on what others may be doing, we can realign our energy on ourselves.
Take inventory of your strengths and accomplishments as they rise. You have a lot to be proud of.
Be Kind to Yourself
Do you ever feel like you are kinder to others than yourself?
Self-compassion is all about being kind to ourselves no matter what! Forgive yourself when you make mistakes and appreciate the lesson learned.
Sometimes setbacks are actually opportunities in disguise.
“The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt.” – Sylvia Plath