‡Yes though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil.

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. qualities and judgment.What is self confidence? Feeling of trust in ones abilities.

Building Self ± Confidence ‡ Belief in yourself as a person ‡ Belief in your Skills & Abilities ‡ Self ± Confidence is gained through self ± regulation and a positive and achievement nurturing climate .

‡ If You're Not SelfConfident. Think Positive. . What Are You? ± You are self-unsure if you are not sure whether or not you can deal with a tough situation.Self-Confidence: The Belief Of People Who Succeed ‡ What is Self-Confidence? ± Self-confident people are those who judge themselves and their capability to succeed positively.

our behaviors foster it. ‡ Nothing creates the belief that you can do something better than you doing it! ± Nike = ³Just Do It!´ ± Me = ³Nothing succeeds like success .Self-Confident People Think and Act Differently ‡ While our thoughts affect our confidence.

. business. and other areas of people's lives has consistently found that people with confidence exhibit: ‡ More effort. ‡ More moderately challenging choices of activities.Self-Confidence and Success: Evidence ± Research in academics. athletics. ‡ More persistence in the face of adversity. relationships. rehabilitation.

the goal is to think positive thoughts .Changing Your Thinking ‡ Many of the people who live in the past or future fill their heads with negative thoughts. ‡ Positive thoughts breed self-confidence.

³There is just not enough time!´.The Non-Success Syndrome: Learned Helplessness ‡ While success leads to self-confidence. lack of success leads to learned helplessness. ³I don¶t want to try!´ & ³I can¶t!´ . ³I¶m just stupid!´ . ‡ Helplessness = ³It¶s all my fault!´ .

By using these 10 strategies you can get the mental edge you need to reach your potential. . there are a number of things you can consciously do to build self confidence.10 steps to built your self confidence ‡ Although many of the factors affecting self confidence are beyond your control.

Dress Sharp ‡ Although clothes don¶t make the man. they certainly affect the way he feels about himself. ‡ When you don¶t look good it changes the way you carry yourself and interact with people .1.

2. ‡ People with confidence walk quickly. Walk Faster ‡ One of the easiest ways to tell how a person feels about herself is to examine her walk. .

Good Posture ‡ People with slumped shoulders and lethargic movements display a lack of self confidence. ‡ Stand up straight. and make eye contact. . keep your head up.3.

4. Personal Commercial ‡ One of the best ways to build confidence is listening to a motivational speech. . whenever you need a confidence boost. ‡ Write a 30-60 second speech that highlights your strengths and goals. recite it in front of the mirror aloud.

loving relationships. unique skills.5. Gratitude ‡ Set aside time each day to mentally list everything you have to be grateful for. ‡ Recall your past successes. . and positive momentum.

6. ‡ By looking for the best in others. you indirectly bring out the best in yourself . get in the habit of praising other people. Compliment other people ‡ To break the cycle of negativity.

Sit in the front row ‡ Most people prefer the back because they¶re afraid of being noticed. . you can get over this irrational fear and build your self confidence. This reflects a lack of self confidence ‡ By deciding to sit in the front row.7.

and recognized as a leader by your peers . Speak up ‡ By making an effort to speak up at least once in every group discussion. more confident in your own thoughts.8. you¶ll become a better public speaker.

9. and less energetic. ‡ If you¶re out of shape. physical fitness has a huge effect on self confidence. . Work out ‡ Along the same lines as personal appearance. you¶ll feel insecure. unattractive.

‡ This will increase self confidence and allow you to contribute with maximum efficiency. . Focus on contribution ‡ Stop thinking about yourself and concentrate on the contribution you¶re making to the rest of the world.10.

. ‡ Talk about it with friends and loved ones. ‡ Be Positive . ‡ Identify your successes. ‡ Remember that no one is perfect. ‡ Be thankful for what you have.BASIC RULES ‡ Recognize your insecurities .

‡ Help others. ‡ Stop worrying . music. etc. ‡ Stick to your principles. ‡ Express yourself.‡ Look in the mirror and smile. whether it's through art. writing.

DO¶S ‡ Exercise and eat healthy. ‡When you're feeling superbly insecure. write down a list of things that are good about you. ‡Don't be afraid to push yourself a bit ‡survive in the wilderness ‡Try to make yourself talk positively at all times .

Money. attractive. beauty. luck. ‡ Happiness is not all about being lucky. and all other material things are just an illusion of happiness ‡ It misleads us to believe we will feel excellent if we have these things or have fun. letting go of your insecurity. . or the best feeling joyful in yourself.

they can contrast your good points or even give you something to improve. This could do great harm and damage to your self confidence. People degrade their self worth when comparing possessions. ‡ Surround yourself with nurturing friends. There's no feeling like being good at something you were really bad at.DON¶TS ‡ Don't get wrapped up in your mistakes and dwell on bad points. not overly critical individuals who make you feel inadequate or insecure. ‡ Don't confuse what you have with who you are. .

Building self confidence should be associated with simultaneous growth from within. ‡ Lack of confidence is not necessarily a curse! So do not worry. You will regret creating a false personality as the relationship goes along. Many ignorant. Thus by overcoming pettiness and superficiality you can build unshakable self confidence . ‡ It's good to have a lot of confidence. but don't build it up so much that you get egotistical and annoying. fanatic and maniac people are confident but is that desirable? ‡ No.‡ Do not try to become confident in the interest of finding a partner.

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the source and cornerstone of beatitude -. .Quotes Unquote ‡ ³Self-confidence is the memory of success´ ‡ ³Who has confidence in himself will gain the confidence of others.´ ‡ ³Self-confidence gives you the freedom to make mistakes and cope with failure without feeling that your world has come to an end or that you are a worthless person.confidence in self´.´ ‡ ³There's one blessing only.

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