Are you a confident person? Most people know whether they’re confident or not. Some have had feelings of self-doubt since the time that they were kids. And most of us feel a little diffident in the face of our dreams, especially if we’re big dreamers.
There has to be a way to deal with confidence issues, especially if you’re going to move ahead in life and in your career. The following tips will help you to feel better in the moment and enhance your self-esteem in the long run.
This is a really simple thing but it affects you profoundly. In our society, the way a person looks defines the way that they’re treated by others. And if you’re wearing ratty, old, faded clothes, then people aren’t going to respect you, at least not as much as they respect people who dress in bright, clean, ironed clothes which fit them well.
So if you find that you’re wearing the same clothes day after day and that these clothes have gotten faded or worse, torn, don’t you think it’s time to change things up?
Most of us have items in our closet that we just don’t wear, even if we know they look good. Bring out those items or go shopping. Even if you don’t have much money, there’s always a sale going on at the back of every store.
Eat Well and Exercise
Another aspect of taking care of your appearance is eating well and exercising. And fortunately, these things are good for your health as well.
Eating well makes you feel more active, in the moment and in the long run. Piling up the fruits and vegetables on your plate keeps you feeling energized and thus boosts your confidence. And working out gives you a dopamine high besides adding to your feelings of achievement.
The fact is that eating well and exercising both help to improve your mood. And when you’re in a good mood, you’re much more likely to take a chance on something that you would feel more diffident about tackling otherwise, like asking your boss for a raise or applying for a job you dream of having.