How Do You Create Real Confidence?

 

We often confuse confidence something you are simply born with.  And whilst there is proof that there is a link between your DNA and your confidence, that is not the whole picture.  Confidence is an acquired skill.   

And why do I think confidence is SO important? I think Katy Perry sums it up quite nicely;   with confidence you can pull off just about anything!

The good news is that you don’t need to have a degree from Oxford or Cambridge, and you don’t need a great degree of sophistication either to create real confidence.

What is confidence?

  • Confidence is assurance or complete and total persuasion.  A firm believe, trust, reliance; the belief in ones abilities.
  • Confidence is an inner conviction about the outcome of a given situation.  The inner conviction that you have the ability to deliver and perform a given situation.
  • Confidence is trust or faith in a person or thing.  When you have a trusting relationship, you have...
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Set Yourself Up To Succeed

It’s liberating when you learn how to push yourself to try and it is empowering when start seeing the results.    


How would it feel if you could stop yourself from worrying and feeling anxious? What could you achieve?


There’s a really close connection between doubt, worry and anxiety.  Self-doubt triggers worry.  You feel insecure. You feel overwhelmed.  It’s these feelings that will hold you back. 

 
If you’re speaking to your younger self what you tell yourself?  Most people will say that they wish they could have stopped beating themselves up and stop worrying about things.

 
Worrying is just like self-doubt it’s a habit.  Anxiety is when your body’s state gets connected to what’s going on in your head.  If you don’t resolve this it will lead to panic attacks. 

 
Have you ever been in a situation when you have almost been in a car crash?   Your body rapidly...

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3 Dangerous Confidence Thieves

“Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone.” ~Pablo Picasso

 

If you don't already know, confidence takes practice.  It sounds strange doesn’t it?  It’s call the confidence-competency loop.  The more you practice the more your confidence grows, and the more this will shine through into the exterior world.


Picasso is one of the most famous and successful artist.  Did you know that throughout his career, he created more than 20,000 paintings, drawings, sculptures, and ceramics? Despite the staggering number of pieces he created and his incredible talent he only has a handful of famous paintings. 


Dyson’s breakthrough came after 15 years and 5,127 prototypes. “Designing something that works well requires careful thought and precise measures, then relentless testing and prototyping …it takes time” - Dyson.


But there are also a number of other things that can steal your...

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How Do You Build Real Confidence?

 


Hi Gorgeous,,

I hope you've had a brilliant weekend and you're full of the joys of spring.. its just around the corner promise!

Today I want to talk to you about confidence.

Confidence is the number one thing that people site as an issue when they’re not succeeding.  A lack of confidence can be crippling.  It will hold you back and stop you from creating the results you've really want.   You know deep down that if you overcome the confidence barrier, it will have a massively positive impact on your life.  And no matter how successful you may be, almost all of us could do with a confidence boost. 


It’s totally normal to lack confidence, feel fear and self-doubt.  I remember the days where I used to dread speaking in public. Although I didn’t know it then, this is a completely normal feeling as I wasn’t competent and I was in the process of learning a skill.  I'd literally feel sick to the point I...

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5 Tips To Becoming More Confident

Hi Gorgeous,

Happy Friday! I hope you've had the most fantastic week.

You may have thought to yourself on a number of occasions when you are shaking in your boots waiting to find a small gap in the conversation so you can raise your point… “Why can’t I just be more confident?”. Well, you can learn to become more confident by implementing some simple smalls steps. Here are my 5 tips to becoming more confident:

1. Think of confidence as a journey

Every small step that you take in the right direction will build upon your confidence. The result - watch your success rapidly accelerate.  

Babies are not born with confidence, but their confidence grows as they practice and develop.  As you increase your effort into learning a skill you become better at it. And so the loop continues.

High achievers don’t start off feeling naturally confident, deep down they will most likely feel like a complete fraud until they have developed a proficient set of...

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