The world is run by confident people. Although we often overlook the importance of this trait, we see it everywhere around us.
It plays a vital role in the success of an individual but what if you lack it?
Relax! Confidence is a learned trait and anyone can become confident by practising a few self-esteem building exercises.
Are you one of those who are too afraid to share their ideas in the crowd or can never approach an attractive person?
Don’t worry, we have got your back!
Here are some scientific ways to boost up your confidence level:
1. Dress up for the occasion
The first step to look confident is to dress up according to the occasion. When you look amazing, you will definitely feel good. Grooming and dressing up will make a great first impression on everyone. According to the scientists you can wear Red to look more attractive or black to look more smart and confident.
2. Make eye contact and greet people with a smile!
When we are nervous, we often fail to maintain direct eye contact with people. To avoid this practice this small habit of making eye contact with close people during conversations for starters. This small habit can help you not only professionally but with strangers too. Greeting people with a genuinely warm smile instead of nervousness is a very effective way to up your game.
3. A firm handshake
A good handshake tells a lot about a person. It can be a deal-breaker in interviews and can make you look confident instantly to anyone. The key to a good handshake is that your hands should be warm and the handshake should be firm (not too tight) for a noticeable period of time.
4. Positive self-talk
Do you often end up telling yourself that things won’t work out or you would mess everything up? Are you afraid of speaking up or making the first move because of the “what if’s” in your head? If yes, then positive self-talk is something you need to implement right now!
Don’t let your doubts and fears win when in reality you are amazing. Even the people on the top experience self-doubts, but they don’t stop trying right?
5. Compliment yourself and others around you!
Pat yourself on the back occasionally for everything you have achieved. Remind yourself that you are good enough. Write down your accomplishments whenever you feel like a failure. In short compliment yourself. Also, give genuine compliments to others as psychologically the ones who are really comfortable with themselves find it easier to compliment others.
6. Do things you are good at!
I’m not talking about doing only these things but there’s nothing wrong with indulging with things you are good at occasionally. Since you are good at them, you will feel more confident while doing them and it will even boost your self-esteem.
While you do these things, always try new things as well without being afraid.
I hope these tips help you boost up your confidence and develop positive self-esteem.
Keep being the best version of yourself!