Note: This article is intended to be a collection of suggestions to consider for your own life. Take what resonates with you, and leave what doesn't. Please recognize that I am not a qualified mental health professional. But, I have had my fair share of years in a state of very low confidence... So here is what works for me and I hope it works for you too.
Lack of confidence is an epidemic that impacts everyone. That's right, everyone. Causes of lack of confidence are not completely known and vary from person to person. We all have moments where we sink into feelings of inadequacy, insecurity, and even depression; and while everyone experiences peaks and valleys in their confidence, there are ways to raise your baseline confidence level.
The path to becoming a more confident person isn’t simple. Many people struggle with feeling confident and oftentimes feel as if they never measure up to other people. It’s important to remember that we all have our strengths and weaknesses and we should not compare ourselves to others. The path towards confidence is also not linear—you will experience ups and downs, it's simply a fact of life! But, to help you get started building your confidence, we’ve created a list of 5 steps to get you well on your way: