Where Confidence Really Comes From

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We all want to be as confident as possible, and the truth is that achieving a sense of confidence can actually be one of the most difficult things in the world. True confidence comes from deep within, and is all about feeling genuinely in tune with who you really are, despite whether or not the world outside agrees with it. Of course, there are so many things you can do to ensure that you find it easier to tune into that essential confidence, and that is what we are going to look at today. In this article, we will discuss some of the things to consider if you want to try and be more confident in your life. Where does confidence really come from?



Knowing Yourself

It might sound strange, but one of the first things to ask yourself here is whether or not you really know yourself. In other words, are you really aware and in tune with what you are all about as an individual? If you are not, then it is much less likely that you will be able to feel truly confident, no matter what kind of temporary or outward changes you might make. But as long as you get to know yourself well enough, you will be able to supplement those things with a genuine understanding of yourself inside-out. This is likely to be much more effective on the whole, so it is definitely worth looking into. In order to get to know yourself better, the best way is often to simply spend more time alone. Doing so forces you to be more in touch with yourself, and it is one of the most valuable things you can probably do in your life.


Appearance

We all know that appearance is not everything, not even the most important thing. However, it is highly likely that you will want to make sure you are at least happy with your own appearance mostly if you are trying to be confident. Even if you don’t place much stock in the physical side of things, being happy with how you look is always going to help you to feel confident. This does not necessarily mean being physically attractive in a conventional sense - it just means that you are happy with it yourself. It might be that you want to get breast implants or have a facelift, but only if it is for yourself. By being happy with your appearance, and ensuring that it suits your personality above all, you can be sure of feeling much more in tune with your own natural confidence, so this is clearly an incredibly valuable thing to at least think about.



Interpersonal Skills

Essentially, confidence is something that you easily see in the way it bounces back off people, and for that reason it is much more likely that you will feel confident if you can work on your interpersonal skills. Fortunately, there is always something you can do in order to improve these skills, and actually you might find that it is considerably easier than you would have thought. The best and really only way to improve these skills is to use them actively and frequently, so make sure that you spend plenty of time in the company of others if you want to boost these skills. That way, you can be sure of feeling much more confident in social settings, and that will mean that you are more confident generally as well.



Personal Achievements

If you find that you find it hard to feel good about yourself, the problem might lie in your achievements, or lack thereof. The real confidence comes from being happy with who you rfe and what you have done, so that might mean that you want to start looking into what kind of personal achievements you have made, or would like to make. It could be that you need to start living more true to yourself, in which case you can do so by simply being honest with yourself about what it is that you want to do and not allowing yourself to bury your head in the sand any longer. As long as you never compromise, and always follow what you know to be right, you will find that you achieve much more in your life, and that will automatically lead to a greater sense of confidence.


As long as you bear the above in mind, you will be able to feel much more confident in the long run - and that will invariably lead to a much better quality of life.

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Happy Thursday lovelies! Today is a beautiful day over here in the Portland Metro area. Just catching up on the work I got a little behind on and using my new planner to set some goals and get my life in order. 

What are your weekend plans? Leave a comment below and have a great day y'all. 




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