The funny thing about building confidence in ourselves is that quite often, we are told what we need to do but not how to do it. For example, if you read any advice on the subject you’ll often see things like “be fearless” or “take risks” but without any suggestion of concrete actions you can take in order to do those things.
As adults, we can usually take those suggestions and place them into a context that makes sense for us. But for our kids, we can’t just say motivational catchphrases in the hopes that they will become confident and self-assured. We have to be able to provide experiences that allow them to build confidence.
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When I think about the happiest and most successful people I know, I realize that as different as they may be, they all share one common trait. They all present an air of self confidence. What this means is that they seem to be very comfortable with themselves and they are able to move from task to task without doubt or concern. While this comes in many different forms, there is no denying that fact that confidence is crucial to life long success and as well as personal self-worth.
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In this day and age we are dominated by technology and incredible speed requirements. Everything about our lives can be answered now and we feel obligated to never turn ourselves off. Based on all these external stresses, many of us face self-esteem and self-confidence issues. But how do you increase your self-confidence?
Feeling low about yourself or your abilities to perform as required for your personal life, work life or others is not unique. All of us face difficult situations but it is how we prepare and assure ourselves that we are good enough that is important.
Here are five tips to assist you in the process of increasing your self-worth.
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Teaching kids to take time to express gratitude allows them to be mindful of what they have in their life. This is an important life skill because when they’re going through a tough time, they can focus on the things that are going well for them.
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Have you ever thought about how good of a friend you are? Friendship skills are critical to maintain and grow your relationships in your life. Below is a free printable worksheet to help you reflect on your skills and to set goals to improve your abilities. Read through the following ideas to further understand each skill.
While you’re brushing up on your friend skills, take a look at 5 Steps to Making New Friends.
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