Today’s post is a little different than what I usually write about:
Confidence is internally manifested. Before we can feel worthy of a new job or significant other, we have to be worthy of ourselves.
I was raised by two amazing parents; my mother always showed me the value of taking care of myself to find confidence. She was and always will be my biggest fan. She’s an amazing, confident, beautiful, and fun-loving woman who has more friends than I can count and a truly rare heart of gold. (Oh, so that’s why she loves gold so much!) 😉
My mother’s positivity influenced and inspired me to muster up the courage to become a confident female in the business world.
Here are a few pointers that have helped me along the way:
1. Stop thinking about yourself all the time. We all have flaws, so the less you think about yourself, the less you focus on your mistakes.
2. Master the art of listening. Listening is the foundation to relationships, which eternally boost our existence on Earth.
3. Mantras and positive thinking. Find things in life that inspire you and hold tight to them. Also, focus on what makes you great and embrace it longingly.
4. Shift your thinking. Train your brain to switch your negative thoughts. Instead of saying “I need to lose 5 lbs,” say, “I had a great workout today.” (This is a never-ending challenge for me, but I’m determined to continue shifting my thoughts.)
The older I get, the more I understand the value of confidence. Undoubtedly, confidence supersedes physical appearance. Confidence is sexy.
Learn about yourself to gain more confidence. We naturally flock to confident beings because they provide more apparent relationships. Confidence drives away confusion and follows the needle of happiness.
Be yourself and the right doors will open. And if others don’t approve, it’s their loss, not yours.
There’s no one else in the world with your wonderful, unique spirit.
Your life is your story to tell, so write your mistakes into the cliffhangers. No matter what, your book is yours to share with the world. Finger through the pages of others peoples’ books. The more we read, the better we write.
This is your starring act, so grab a pen, make some memories, and paint it great.