When you strengthen your
confidence, you’ll be a happier
Confidence in yourself equips you
to accomplish everything you've
always dreamed about.
Try these strategies to boost your
1. Stick Up For Yourself.
Instead of allowing others to overpower
you, stand up for your rights and your
2. Believe In Yourself.
Make the extra effort to look at yourself
in the mirror and truly believe that you
can accomplish anything.
3. Ask For Help.
Seek help from others when you’re
Draw from the expertise of others when
you lack the knowledge you need.
The ability to admit you need help is a
sign of strength.
4. Pick A New Outfit.
Concentrate on your appearance.
If you feel that you look good, you’ll
begin to feel more confident with
yourself on the inside too.
5. Think Positive Thoughts.
• Challenge yourself to think positive
thoughts each and every day.
• If you stay positive, confidence will
6. Stop Negative Thoughts.
When negative thoughts enter your
mind, notice them and replace them
with more productive ones.
Dwell on thoughts that lead you to
7. Prepare Yourself.
Sometimes a lack of confidence comes
from lack of preparation.
Ensure you properly prepare yourself
for the challenges you face.
8. Focus On The Smaller Things.
Tackle one thing at a time in a step-by-
Little by little, each success you
experience builds a reservoir of
confidence inside you.
10. Take Control.
Choose to seize the steering wheel, instead
of sitting in the passenger seat.
Instead of letting life happen to you, live
your life with purpose. Pretend you’re
confident, and the feelings will follow.
11. Get To Know Yourself.
Delve deep and find out who you are.
You’ll be better able to point out and
work on your weaknesses.
Your strengths will give you confidence.
12. Engage In A Kind Act.
• Do what you can to bring about more
joy in the lives of others and enjoy
the feeling it gives you.
Practice makes perfect.
If you’re struggling at a task, keep trying
until you get it right.
This may take time, but the effort is
When you feel pressured to accomplish
too much at once, slow down and take a
few deep breaths. Sometimes, all it takes
to feel confident is a few seconds to relax
and refocus your mind.
15. Smile More Frequently.
Put a smile on your face and you’ll be
surprised at how you end up feeling as a
16. Look At The Big Picture.
• Keep the bigger picture in mind as you
attempt the trials of life.
• It will keep you from getting caught up
on the smaller issues that detract from
the important ones.
17. Concentrate On Your Self-image.
Everyone has both strengths and
Find out what you like about yourself
and focus on enhancing those
18. Change Your Behavior.
o If you’re feeling down on yourself,
change your approach.
o Continue to change your approach until
you start getting the results you deserve.
22. Try Hypnosis.
• Hypnosis is a great way of communicating
with your subconscious mind.
• Program your subconscious with productive
thinking about your capabilities and
23. Start The Day Right.
• Get everything off to the right start by
getting into a positive mood right from
the beginning of the day.
• Plan your day the night before and
develop a morning routine.
• Get enough rest and eat a healthy
24. Fake It.
• Go through the motions of confidence
even when you feel down in the dumps.
• You’ll be surprised how much more
confident you feel when you pretend
that you are.
• Use positive self-talk to boost your
• Use personal, positive, present-tense
affirmations that speak words of
encouragement to your heart and mind.
25. Talk To Yourself.
• There are many ways to strengthen
• All you need is the courage and the
drive to try them.
• When you do, you'll start to see your
dreams come true!