9 best tips to be more confident

November 15, 2023

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Written By - Ravi Shankar (GoodMindKeeping)

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Confidence is a feeling of trust in your abilities, qualities and judgement. There are several ways you can increase your self-confidence.

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Whether you lack confidence in one specific area or struggle to feel confident about anything, these 9 tips can help you be more confident.

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1. Stop comparing yourself to others

When people compare themselves to others, they experience envy.

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2. Surround yourself with positive people

Surround yourself with people who love you and want the best for you.

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3. Take care of your body

Caring for yourself is important to self-confidence. Make sure you are getting what you need to feel good about yourself and your abilities.

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4. Be kind to yourself

Treating yourself with kindness when you make a mistake, fail or experience a setback. 

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5. Practice positive self-talk

Self-talk that is optimistic, on the other hand, can foster self-compassion and help you overcome self-doubt and take on new challenges.

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6. Face your fears

If you're afraid you'll embarrass yourself or think that you're going to mess up, try anyway.

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7. Do things you're good at

Building on your strengths can also help you build your self-confidence.

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8. Know when to say NO

Saying NO to activities that tend to zap your self-confidence. Self-confidence is feeling like you have control over your life.

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9. Set realistic goals

The more you achieve your goals, the greater your confidence in yourself and your abilities.