Archive

Category Archives for "Self-Confidence"
3

I Am A Failure: 10 Ways To ReDefine Yourself After Adversity

I have failed many times in my life. Some failures have been relatively minor, like attempting to learn Italian and giving up after just a few weeks. Other failures were devastating and painful, like the end of my marriage. There’s no way around it — failure hurts. The pain can be mild embarrassment or debilitating […]

CONTINUE READING
2

12 Socializing Skills To Skyrocket Your Confidence And Likeability

There are two types of people in social settings who are difficult to interact with. The first one hardly says a word. They don’t initiate conversation or participate in small talk. They smile infrequently, have trouble making eye contact, and tend to stand apart from the group. Everything about their body language screams, “I am […]

CONTINUE READING
2

30 Almost Painless Ways To Meet New People

I recently moved to Asheville, North Carolina after living in Atlanta for most of my life. When you live in one city for a long time, you establish a lot of friends and acquaintances. I had friends in Atlanta that I’d known since high school and others I’ve known for twenty or more years. You […]

CONTINUE READING
2

How To Stop Being Shy With 6 Fail-Proof Actions

This is an excerpt from my book Building Confidence on how to overcome shyness. If you’re struggling with low confidence and shyness, check out this book and learn the evidence-based skills to boost confidence and manage social anxiety and shyness.  Low confidence often is the result of some form of social shyness. “Shyness,” according to Psychology Today’s definition, […]

CONTINUE READING
3

How To Confidently Tell Someone You Like Them

In recent years, I’ve been more forthcoming in my expressions of love, admiration, and regard for the people around me — from complete strangers to romantic partners. I’ve come to the conclusion that life is short, and if you think or feel something positive about another person, you should tell them — even if it […]

CONTINUE READING
6

Does Your Self-Image Suck? 11 Confidence Strategies That Actually Work

I don’t know many people who are completely happy with themselves, do you? Everyone I know has had times when they were down on themselves. “I hate the way I look.” “Why do I always say such stupid things?” “I just don’t measure up.” We hit those troughs of low self-esteem when we just want […]

CONTINUE READING
2

How To Overcome Social Anxiety As An Empath

You walk into a gathering of people, and more than anything you want to smile and chat it up with those around you. You want to join in the conversation, laugh, and enjoy yourself. You want people to see you as friendly and outgoing, interested in what they have to say and easy to talk […]

CONTINUE READING
3

9 Powerful Body Language Tips To Instantly Boost Your Confidence

Note: This is an excerpt from my book Confidence Hacks: 99 Small Actions to Massively Boost Your Confidence. Stop reading for a moment, and notice how you are sitting or standing. Where are your arms? What is the expression on your face? If someone were to walk in the room right now, what preconceptions might […]

CONTINUE READING