Creating Lasting Confidence by Emily Graham

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Creating Lasting Confidence by Emily Graham offers the kind of advice we all need to live a successful and happy life. This article is also loaded with links to lots more free advice and additional detail.

Introduction

  • Throughout the past two years, many people have found themselves becoming increasingly isolated and unsure of themselves due to changing conditions in the world amid the global pandemic. As the world begins to return to normal, you may feel insecure about returning to your social life due to the year-long hiatus from school, your workplace, and just about every other venue. Luckily, many lifestyle changes and habits can help build your confidence and ensure you’re ready to return to the world as your best self.
  • Taking care of your body and mind goes a long way toward promoting confidence in all aspects of life. Dr. Doug Green’s blog shares a few ways to help you stay healthy and confident.

Start a Fitness Routine

  • Countless studies illustrate the positive correlation between exercise and confidence. You don’t have to become a professional athlete to gain these benefits, however. Here are some examples of ways you can get started with fitness, no matter your current level.
  • Try Jazzercise. This is a fun way to get exercise, and it’s a great start if you’re a beginner or you want to exercise with others.
  • Join a gym. A wide variety of gyms offer different services and equipment. You can compare gyms in the area through ranked lists.
  • Take yoga classes. Yoga offers a range of physical as well as mental benefits, making it a great all-around confidence booster.

Practice Mindfulness

  • Incorporating a mindfulness meditation practice into your life can help you remove negative thoughts that contribute to low self-esteem. It also helps to practice in a space free of negative energy. Mindfulness meditation encourages you to see what’s right in front of you instead of worrying about past or future events that are out of your control. This practice can be done in many ways, each of which can help you to become more confident in yourself.

Practice Socializing at Work

  • Many people feel they’ve lost their confidence at work due to changing work conditions. The Pew Research Center has found that during the last half of 2020, an estimated 71% of Americans were working from home—a 50% increase from before the pandemic began.
  • One way you can take advantage of this situation to help you build confidence is to practice socializing and getting along with your coworkers and teammates. Taking a chance and talking to someone new or finding common ground with a coworker you’ve previously had conflicts with can go a long way toward improving your own self-confidence. Try using techniques such as cooperative communication or avoiding generalizing to get along with all your coworkers.

Start Your Own Business

  • One of the most confidence-inspiring things you can accomplish is planning and starting your own business. There are a host of steps to take to get a business off the ground, but one thing you should definitely consider is a cloud-based invoicing solution when the time comes. You’ll be able to provide your clients with digital, customizable invoices which will make everyone’s life easier.

Confidence That Lasts

  • With just a few small lifestyle changes and practices, you can discover your best qualities and gain lasting confidence. No matter where you are in your life, there’s always something new you can discover about yourself that you can take pride in.

Emily Graham

  • Emily is the creator of MightyMoms.Net. She believes being a mom is one of the hardest jobs around and wanted to create a support system for moms from all walks of life. On her site, she offers a wide range of info tailored for busy moms — from how to reduce stress to creative ways to spend time together as a family. You can email her at emilygraham@mightymoms.net. She lives in Arizona.

Dr. Doug Green

  • Dr. Doug Green provides byte-sized professional development for administrators, teachers, and parents. For more information, please visit his website or contact him today at Doug@DrDougGreen.com.
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