How to Build Self Confidence

Self-confidence is a personal journey we’re all going to take different paths but ultimately we’re all in the same Road and we’re doing this together the word confidence is derived from Latin it means with faith with faith in an ability in someone or yourself there are no right or wrong ways to build self-confidence because right and wrong is subjective everyone is on a different path the tips I’m giving you are universal it’s going to help jumpstart your journey tip number one remember that confidence is like a mental muscle like muscle everyone is born with it but not everyone flexes it and if you want your muscles to grow stronger God exercise so here are my exercising tips consciously think positive thoughts especially during moments when you’re feeling down so take a deep breath and remind yourself that life is too short and you got to make the best of it listen to music that will lift your mood a good beat and sound has been proven to help people in a positive way music and sound has been known to help the growth of plants that says a lot you want to have a healthy habit of maintaining this mental muscle but you also don’t want to overdo it everything in moderation balance is key it’s good to remind yourself from time to time how worthy and how you know awesome you are but you also want to leave room to grow and improve I mean we can all change and evolve for the better find your qualities instead of focusing on the negative which I know can be hard focus on the positive and it doesn’t have to be a physical thing maybe you’re amazing at Mario Kart or you’re a brilliant pianist an amazing painter a singer you make great grades at school no one is perfect at everything and we’re all made to be perfectly imperfect kind of like this crystal see it’s not perfectly cut like a flawless diamond but it’s beautiful in its own unique way there won’t be another crystal like this one and just like you it has many many facets and you’ll be discovering more of them as time goes by and if you don’t think you have a quality just ask yourself this simple question what am I good at everyone is good at something and if you don’t know what it is well take this opportunity to find it sign up for cooking classes painting classes learn how to sing play some sports pick up on a passion and nurture it because this helps build self-worth it gives you something to do and strive for have a buddy system the journey to building self confidence is not a lonely road essentially everyone is on the same journey find someone you can trust whom you can share your insecurities with it feels good to vent it out and just to get it off your chest and if you feel like you don’t have anyone to talk to just go online I mean that’s kind of the beauty of the digital world you could find a forum or a support group for anything and you can go on there and be yourself and share your thoughts your feelings your insecurities without being judged and the best part you’re going to remain anonymous I know it’s tough especially with all these new websites and apps and you know it’s so easy to find a picture or video where it’s going to make you feel insecure about yourself but you have to stop obsessing over the can nots and start focusing on the what can what can I do to improve myself everyone is going to take a different path it may be exercising going back to school coloring your hair getting rid of negative friends I mean as long as you’re physically and mentally not harming the person you love I see no wrong paths to take towards happiness in my last tip pass your wisdom and gifts onto others teaching mentoring and caring for others is the greatest gift you can give to others and yourself not only is the other person going to feel better but you will too loving others will you to love yourself and you know what this journey is not going to be easy there’s going to be times when you’re gonna want to give up you’re gonna feel lost you can’t continue to walk further down this journey and you have to remind yourself that if you want to build self-confidence but you have to stay positive that’s the key there’s this quote I found that I really like and it goes be like a proton and stay positive a positive mind will open more doors don’t just limit yourself to one path take as many as you need until you’ve reached your destination and once you’ve found your confidence enjoy it savor it and when you’re feeling down bring that feeling back into your mind and remind yourself that this is an attitude you own and control you are all perfectly imperfect and at the end of the day this is what makes you special you’re black love ya you

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