You know that nervous feeling when you're about to speak in public, do a FB live, or even speaking at a board meeting.
Nervous, sweaty palms, sweaty everything!
Why is it that this one thing is so unnerving to a majority of the public?
The answer is, it’s a very important basic human need. The need to belong. Be accepted and loved by our friends, family, community, and our peers. As I said, it’s a basic human need so right up there with food and shelter.
So cut yourself some slack and use some of these tips to help you deal with the stress and consider that that nervous feeling is just a bit of excitement.
Like I always say, there is always magical stuff on the other side of discomfort.
Here are some tips:
6 Quick Confidence Boosters
Helping with immediate challenges
While there's a lot of things you can do to help with your confidence on a deeper level that has more staying power, today I'm talking about tips for a quick confidence boost in an immediate situation you might be dealing with.
So first what is confidence? And what is the difference between confidence and self-worth/esteem?
Self-esteem is your sense of self, who you are, and your acceptance of that.
Confidence is a belief in your capabilities.
These definitely have an effect on each other but are different things.
Here are a few quick tips to help improve your confidence levels.
Visualization - Before going into a situation you might be intimidated with, rehearse it successfully in your head. Go through the whole situation step by step. See yourself getting through it successfully without any problems.
Educate yourself about the subject or the challenge your facing,...