Do you have a test or challenge in your life? Do you worry about failing? Do you procrastinate and self-sabotage your ultimate goal?
Two important areas of managing failure, procrastination and challenges are self-esteem and self confidence.
Self esteem = Worthy of respect from others
Self confidence = Belief in yourself
Confidence and self-esteem are work in a loop. If you believe in yourself you will feel worthy of respect from others. Likewise if you are worthy of respect from others then you will believe in yourself.
If you had increased amounts and greater intensities of these two factors how likely would it be for you to get what you wanted out of life?
The following segment contains some simple ideas of how to notice your self-confidence and self-esteem and build these areas of your life.
1. Know yourself well Without the trophies, without the objects of status, without the job title – WHO ARE YOU?
Ask yourself the tough questions including: - What are my principles in life? - What is important, sacred, special? - What or whom are your priorities?
2. Set small goals and take small steps to help get you to the ultimate goal The more prepared you are and the more competent you are through practice and achievement of little goals, the more confident you will feel in feeling like you can and will achieve the ultimate goal. Why? Because you will believe and know you have taken the steps and have the skills to get there.
Think of more ways that you can increase your self-esteem and self-confidence in your life You may find that different areas of your life call for different strategies. Try several out. Consider new options to what is comfortable and normally ‘your way’.
Goodluck on to your journey through confidence and self-esteem!