8 Tips to Boost Self Confidence

By Saadia Minhas | Jul 29, 2020
Saadia Minhas | ACHNET

Self-confidence is the key to a successful life and it makes me feel positive about everything around myself.

Below are few tips that always help me to boost my self-confidence, and following them in my daily routine makes an obvious difference in the way I see my life.

#1. Positive Self-Talk

“Don’t be a victim of negative self-talk. Remember- you are listening” — Bob Proctor

Before talking to anyone else in the world, human beings talk to themselves. If I am talking negatively to myself, then it becomes very difficult for me to utter positive words in front of others.

Positivity starts from one’s mind. Thinking positively about myself allows me to do the best of everything I do.

I understand that there is nothing more harmful for me than my own negative self-talk, as my body hears my mind.

“Be kind to yourself and do not become your own worst enemy.”

Whenever I want to achieve something in my life, I first ensure myself that I am going to succeed. This positive self-talk boost up my confidence and I can overcome any hurdles coming my way.

#2. Self Acceptance

“To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself.” — Nhat Hanh

In order to improve, first of all I have to accept myself. This way I feel satisfied and it becomes easier to move ahead in my life.

If I do not accept my good and bad qualities, I continuously feel restless, while remaining in an inferiority complex. Just think how others can accept and like me if I am not liking myself.

“Self-approval and self-acceptance in the now are the main keys to positive changes in every area of our lives.” Louise Hay

#3. Positive Thinking

“Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.” — Zig Ziglar

I try to kill my negative thoughts and start filling my mind with positivity.

To do so, whenever I encounter a negative thought in my mind, I replace it with a positive one immediately. I know if I keep on thinking negative things, it will occupy my mind in no time.

I feel good when I throw away all fears from my mind. I think about the limitless opportunities in my life. Instead of worrying about things that are missing in my life, I put my focus on countless blessings that I am enjoying daily.

“You can, you should, and if you’re brave enough to start, you will.”― Stephen King

#4. Self Affirmation

“People can boost their ability to solve problems under pressure by using self-affirmation.” — David Creswell

It is very important to stay motivated. Positive affirmations help me to do so. I affirm myself continuously.