Day 4: Transform Stress into Courage and Confidence
Who else could use a bump in self-confidence and self-esteem? I’ve got some simple confidence boosters for women to share with you.
Realizing how far I’ve come and how much I can actually accomplish when I put my mind to it, is always a HUGE stress hack and confidence booster for me.
I’m sure it’s no different for you.
To be honest, there’s a lot each and every one of us have done over the past few days, weeks, and even years that we can be proud of.
Yet we often don’t see it.
There always seems to be so much left on the to-do list! We stress about the stuff we didn’t do.
The things we failed at often stand out much more than our successes.
That’s why confidence boosters for women are so important.
It’s time to change our perspective and focus on the wins and how far we’ve come already.
Confidence Boosters For Women: Reflection and Gratitude
Want to make sure you see and notice what you’ve accomplished and how far you’ve come?
The simplest way to is to get in the habit of reserving a few minutes for reflection and gratitude.
The best time to do it is either in the morning or right before bed.
When you wake up in the morning, before you jump out of bed, while you’re drinking that first cup of coffee, or even while you’re taking your shower, think about what you’ve accomplished and what you’re grateful for.
I like this morning habit because it sets a positive and confident tone for the whole day ahead.
If that doesn’t work for you, try it at night, before you fall asleep.
Make it a daily habit and watch your stress melt away and your confidence grow.
Use Journaling And Habit Trackers To Gain Confidence
If you’re the type of person who needs to see it in black and white to believe it, give journaling a try.
Spend a few minutes each day writing down your goals, accomplishments, and wins. If you’re trying to establish better habits, try a habit tracker.
You basically set up a grid with the habits you want to establish and little check boxes next to them.
Grid paper and excel spreadsheets work well for this.
Then, as you complete your habit for the day, you get to check it off. It can be very motivating to see a month’s worth of little checkmarks on your habit tracker.
With the journal, make it a point to go back and review your wins on a regular basis and of course whenever you need a little boost of self-esteem and confidence.
Look online for plenty of journaling ideas and habit tracker ideas. Give the ones that look good a try and come up with a system that works for you.
Building Confidence For Women: Get Your Own Personal Cheerleader
Last but not least, consider getting your own personal cheerleader.
No, I’m not suggesting you hire a person with pompoms to follow you around everywhere.
Instead, find a good friend or family member who’s encouraging already and ask them to cheer you on.
Give them a call whenever you’re feeling low, or don’t want to do something so they can encourage you and cheer you on. That may just be the key to give you that boost of confidence to do what you need to do.
Of course they should also help you by pointing out how much you’ve accomplished already.
I want to be YOUR personal Cheerleader!
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Use the comment box below to share your answers to these questions with me:
- What are you passionate about? What excites you, motivates you or interests you?
- Tell me what you can do to nurture these passions daily or weekly?