Do you need tips to be a more confident person?

Do you need tips to be a more confident person? Here are 8 ways to be a more confident person from the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprising the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs.

1. Strengthen your mind.

Self-confidence is a state of mind that can be achieved through intentional action. Allotting time to nurture your mind, body and spirit (preferably one hour a day) can be done in a variety of ways. I prefer to read, exercise and meditate in the morning. If you’re not taking time for yourself, then you’re allowing someone or something to shape your view of the world. Continue reading “Do you need tips to be a more confident person?”

Do you know how to control your thoughts?

Do you know how to control your thoughts? Being able to successfully control your thoughts so that you can control your life is one of the best ways to empower yourself and build self-confidence. How would you feel if your mind was nurturing rather than tearing you down?

When you focus on positive rather than negative thoughts, you become a powerful ally to yourself, firmly pointing your destiny in a direction that will help you conquer anything holding you back from success. Continue reading “Do you know how to control your thoughts?”

Are you brave enough to claim your independence?

Are you brave enough to claim your independence? Independence Day is annually celebrated on July 4 in the United States and is often known as “the Fourth of July”. It is the anniversary of the publication of the declaration of independence from Great Britain in 1776 when they were treated unfairly. Patriotic displays and family events are organized throughout the United States.

Are you an independent person? By that I mean, are you free of cruel and unfair treatment by people who have power over you? It could be a spouse, a friend, a boss, co-workers, or possibly your kids. Continue reading “Are you brave enough to claim your independence?”

Should you explain yourself?

Should you explain yourself? It depends. Do you need to clarify what you’ve said or done? Do you need to defend yourself? Is it necessary to defend yourself? What do you want to do?

At first thought, the need to explain myself, sends shivers down my spine. It means to me that I made a mistake and have to come up with reasons why I made it. Feelings of inferiority and shame come to mind. Lack of self-esteem were the reason for these feelings.

In yesterday’s Super Bowl, Peyton Manning, one of the best quarterbacks of all time, was asked by a reporter if he was embarrassed with his personal and his team’s poor performance. Continue reading “Should you explain yourself?”