How you feel about yourself matters. The more confident you are, the more likely you are to succeed at work, solve problems, stress less, strengthen your relationships and stay healthy. So how can you boost your confidence?
Confidence comes from within and there’s no magic wand that you can wave to suddenly have it. If you are lacking confidence it may take time to build it but remember, everyone has the ability to achieve self-confidence!
There are some tiny changes that you can make to start working your way to being the confident individual that you want to be. Have you ever heard of the phrase – fake it until you make it? Well in this instance, that may actually work. Here’s what you should do:
1. Stop slouching
Something as simple as sitting up straighter will instantly boost your confidence.
2. Move about
Do some exercise, work out and feel the self-love.
3. Wear your lucky pants
If you have any form of lucky charm, use it. You may be surprised by how much it can boost your performance and make you feel like you can achieve bigger goals.
4. Power pose
Adopting power poses is scientifically proven to boost your testosterone levels and decrease stress making you feel much more confident.
5. Pump up the jams
Listening to “high power” music makes you feel more powerful and, therefore, more confident.
For more details about the science-based secrets behind boosting your confidence, take a look at the full infographic below. You’ll be able to see some great examples of power poses that you can try out and you can uncover more confidence boosting techniques. Why not give them a try?