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Name One Good Thing: A Step by Step Guide to Building Self-Confidence

Praying HandsOn a scale of 0 to 10, ten being the highest (zero being the lowest :)  duh) … How confident are you?  How good do you feel about yourself?    Self-confidence is extremely important in almost every aspect of our lives; in particular, permanent weight removal.   If we don’t truly respect and have confidence in ourselves, we are more likely to head to the fridge and stuff those uncomfortable feelings down.

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The good news is that self-confidence is yet another muscle to build up and build on.   It is simply a matter of focusing on all that you do well; all that is good about you.   When (not if) you follow my tips on How to Build Self-Confidence, you might be surprised to find out that there’s a lot more fabulous in you than you thought!

How to Build Your Self Confidence Muscle

Awareness First:  Start pumping your self-confidence muscle by recognizing and acknowledging all that you accomplish on a daily basis.   No matter how big or small.

Confidence Diary:  Keep track of your daily accomplishments in a diary/journey.  Identify any goals that you may have reached, positive behaviors, positive feedback from others (a.k.a. compliments), and anything that you may have handled in a positive way!

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Carry Your Log With You:  Keep the daily log or diary on hand so that you can jot down your achievements/accomplishments in the moment, rather than waiting and risk forgetting.

Combine Diaries:  Between our gratitude journals, self-confidence logs, calorie counts, et al., we could be carrying around 20 pounds of journal books.  Instead, combine all, keeping your pertinent information in one place.

Start NOW:  Because NOW is the best time to start!  What might you write in your self-confidence success log?  How about…“I’m thinking about keeping a self-confidence log. Wow! Great first step.”

Break Your Arm:  My grandmother used to say, “Don’t break your arm patting yourself on the back.”  Sorry, Granny.  Bad advice.  Break your arm, every chance you get!

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The Important Thing… is that you:  Note your accomplishments in some way, shape or form so that you give yourself the credit you deserve! Feel your self-confidence muscle growing? Work it daily!!

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Janice Taylor, Life & Happiness Coach, Author, Artist, Positarian
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