Below is a list of tips to boost your self-confidence from the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprising the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. Strengthen your mind. Self-confidence is a state of mind that can be achieved through intentional action. Allotting time to nurture your mind, body and spirit (preferably one hour a day) can be done in a variety of ways. I prefer to read, exercise and meditate in the morning. If you’re not taking time for yourself, then you’re allowing someone or something to shape your view of the world. —Dustin Cucciarre, BryghtAds Inc. Discard the negative thoughts you don’t need. A whole new branch of psychology is dedicated to mindfulness, but it boils down to this: Negative thoughts and insecurities…
Who likes to be criticized? As a highly sensitive person and introvert, the scary feeling of being judged is intensified, as is the pain of being humiliated.
I had a grammar school teacher criticize me in front of the class. It had a long lasting affect about the way I felt about school. I was afraid to go to class and was never a good student. (more…)
As a highly sensitive person with shyness tendencies, I never let that hinder my ability to accomplish living life on my own terms. It’s true that if you let shyness get the best of your desires and keep you from even trying, you’ll never know what you can accomplish. But what if you just did it ? What would happen if you put your face out there and let others know who you really are? (more…)
Would you like to feel better about yourself? Do you take your talents and gifts for granted ? If I were to ask you to list your strengths and weaknesses, you’d probably list more weak points than strong ones. Why are we so critical of ourselves? Could it be that we assume that if something comes easy to us, it’s not a valuable skill or strength? Maybe we’re trying to be too perfect, so we discount anything that we do well, but not “perfect.” (more…)