Here are eight tips to help you build self-confidence.
- Be honest with yourself. If you think something isn’t true, say so. Don’t let negative thoughts hold you back.
- Focus on what you do well. Recognize your strengths and focus on them.
- Take care of yourself. Eat right, exercise regularly, sleep enough, and take breaks when needed.
- Get support. Ask for help when you need it.
- Set realistic expectations. Know where you stand before you start trying to reach unrealistic goals.
- Find ways to relax. Exercise, meditate, pray, read, listen to music, and spend time with friends and family.
- Keep learning. Read books, watch educational videos, and attend classes.
- Remember who you are. You are unique and special.
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