Self Confidence and Success Happiness and Fulfillment are closely related. In earlier posts on Optimism, Positive Attitude and Positive Thinking, the focus was on optimism. Let’s look at self confidence and its relationship with success.
People who have self confidence have more success in their lives. People who have more success feel more self confident. It’s like the old chick and the egg question. Which comes first? It doesn’t matter. Increase your self confidence and success will follow. Increase success and self confidence will rise.
What does it mean to have self confidence? Most of us thing that means we have faith in our own personal judgment, abilities and power. The characteristics of person with self confidence are
They are pleasant people to be around
They are cheerful and have a positive outlook on life
People of all kinds like them and becomes friends
They feel fulfilled in their own life.
We can sense when someone doesn’t have self confidence. If they are trying to sell us something, we are not likely to buy, because we know they don’t believe in themselves, and so why should we? It’s hard to be successful when we lack self confidence.
We live in a culture where it has become normal to put ourselves down. When we do that we cut away at our own belief in ourselves. Even the most self confident person still wonders and worries, and questions their ability.
We’re putting the spotlight on Self Confidence because it is so vital to understand that Self Confidence is an important asset we each either have or can learn. We must become more confident, in order to nurture our own success. It is hard to have a positive attitude and think positive thoughts, when filled with self doubt.
It’s not only OK to be Self Confident; it is Absolutely Necessary to your Success. Tomorrow we will talk more about how to build self confidence.
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