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25 Inspiring Self-Confidence Quotes

If you have days, weeks, months, or even years when your confidence is low, please know you’re not alone. Whether it’s circumstantial or chronic, low self-confidence impacts all of us at different points in our lives. Even those born with a more positive personality type have times when they doubt their abilities or feel incapable […]

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Willpower and Self-Control: What Recent Research Reveals

A guest post by Dr. Tali Shenfield, Clinical Psychologist So you have a goal in mind, but you can’t seem to meet it. No matter how hard you try, you keep getting sidetracked. Maybe you’re trying to get a project for work completed, but the incessant “ping!” of a new email or text message arriving to your […]

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How Low Self-Confidence Will Cost You Thousands

Every year we have the opportunity to start with a fresh slate. The New Year yawns before us, brimming with opportunity and new beginnings. Whether or not we consciously make resolutions for the coming year, most of us have a sense of what we want to achieve for the year. According to a 2012 Harris […]

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How To Boost Your Self-Confidence After Failure

“Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.” ~Ralph Waldo Emerson There’s nothing like good old-fashioned failure to send your self-confidence into a nose dive. I’m not talking about the little flubs and foibles of life. I’m talking big, fat, fall-on-your-face failure. Failure like . . . […]

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Your Strengths and Weaknesses: Where Should You Focus?

One of the main reasons we have a hard time creating the happy, passionate life we desire is because we are so highly-focused on our weaknesses and how we’ve screwed up in the past. Failing, doing something poorly, being chastised for messing up, seeing others perform far better than we have — all of these […]

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Boost Self-Esteem By Loving Your Flaws And Failures

“God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change;  courage to change the things I can; and wisdom to know the difference.” ~Reinhold Niebuhr Think for a minute about the things you mentally say to yourself that are critical and negative. You may not be consciously aware of how often these thoughts […]

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