“Self-confidence is the best outfit, rock it and own it.”
Have you ever been in a situation when you have used your favorites clothes, with full make-up and fabulous shoes – but you still don’t feel confident from the inside? It’s like no matter what you wear or do, you will still think something is not right about you and you feel a massive insecurity inside. This is because you don’t feel beautiful from the inside. No matter how beautiful you are, if you don’t feel beautiful, you won’t look beautiful. See how important it is to feel confident to live under your skin? Believe it or not, having a confident from the inside is a key to success. Here are 5 ways to help you to get your confidence from the inside.
There must be things that you could be grateful for from your life, this including from your body. Try to think of one part of your body that you feel like it’s your strength. May be it’s your eyebrows, or may be it’s your legs, or may be it’s your hair. There must be one part that you really like and focus on that thing. Instead of complaining about what you don’t like, it’s better to focus on what you like. Be grateful for it. Try to look at yourself in the mirror every morning and say “You are beautiful, and I love your (mention one part of your body you like)”. Do it everyday and without you even realize, it will start to become a routine. It might be hard in the beginning because we tend to focus on the negative side of our life – but once you are happy with who you are – I promise you nothing could ever stop you.
Believe in yourself
No matter how beautiful and intelligent you are, if you don’t believe in yourself, nothing great will ever come to your life. You have to believe in yourself in order to be capable of doing things that seem impossible. How could you be successful if you don’t think you can? You’re your only limit so don’t let this fool you. Sometimes people limit themselves without they even realize it. Don’t let yourself be one of those. Isn’t it silly – how everyday we’re just wasting time doing things that we don’t like – when we actually are capable to do something big?
Do things that you love
It’s very important to do things that we love. Find what set your soul on fire and do it every day. Follow your passion and try to reach your dream. Work hard to achieve your dream, but don’t forget to enjoy every moment of it. Your way to reach your dream is a journey – It’s a journey that you enjoy every moment of it – why? Because you’re doing something that you like, it’s something that you’re very passionate about, so even though there are many obstacles you could get through it. When you do things that you love, it will make you more positive, happy, and smile often. When you are positive, definitely you will feel more confident without you even realizing.
Only surround yourself with positive people
This is the most important thing to do and probably one of the hardest. You have to cut negative people from your life. It might sound a bit cheeky but you won’t realize how much these negative people have influenced the way you live your life until you cut them off your life. When you did, you will realize that they have given you so many negative energy that you wasted on. Find positive people that do the same thing as you, that has similar interest with you, that support you – thus, you could give each other positive energy and motivate each other. If you still struggling to find positive people, that’s better to be by yourself for a while, rather than being with people that just bring you down. You could motivate yourself – nowadays, there are so many things that could be your platform to find inspiration. Focus on your career and do things that you like. Trust me, within this, those positive people will come along the way. You will find people that have similar interest with you, support you and bring positive energy towards you.
Fake it until you make it
This is probably a bit from the outside perspectives, but it’s also important. If you still can’t feel confident, don’t show it to people. Fake it until you make it. This is something that people always say, but trust me – it works. Rather than complaining about your insecurity, it’s better to not say anything and try to work on things that you can change. Remember that you can’t change everything, but there are things that you still can change. If you are not able to change the things that make you feel insecure then accept it the way it is. It’s hard at first, but once you hug yourself and love you for who you are, that confident feeling will suddenly be there without you even realize. Though it’s a journey and for some people, it takes lots of time. While you’re still learning to feel confident, pretend like you already there. When you do, you already are half through your journey. Good luck!
“Always act like you are wearing an invisible crown.”