Hooked On A Feeling - Confidence Is Addictive9:09:00 AM
Is there anything better than walking into a room with your head held high and feeling confident? It really is one of the best feelings in the world. Unfortunately, not all of us are born with such an innate sense of our inner value and worth. But there are something we can do about it. Read on to find out more.
Fake It Till You Make It
First of all, everyone has heard the terms “just fake it till you make it.” But what does it really mean? Well, it's a way of appearing confident until you have built up enough of the real stuff.
There Are a lot of ways of doing this. Laughing and joking can be on. It's can also be a good idea to picture your favorite celebrity and how they would act in this situation.
An essential thing that gives us confidence is to look good. When we look good, we feel good. That is why it's important to take care of our skin, hair and teeth.
For starters focus on your smile. People that are smiley. Often come across as more confident. That is why you should fill any gaps with dental implants, and get the straightened and whitened.
It's also important that you deal with any skin conditions that are affecting your confidence. For example, those suffering from acne or eczema may be embarrassed when meeting new people.
In some cases those with social anxiety suffering from extreme blushing. But using a camouflage cream to help mask this can actually help to stop the cycle. This is because people tend to get embarrassed about getting embarrassed.
Something else that is useful to do for a confidence boost is to brush up on your knowledge. There are lots of situations that require we are able to speak knowledgeable on things. Like presentation or business conferences. By doing our homework properly it can help us to feel a lot more relaxed and confident when it comes to talking to people and answering their questions.
90% of all human communication is nonverbal. That means it come from our body language. We can tell a lot about how a person is feeling from the way their body is positioning. If something is hunched over and withdrawn, this suggests that they are feeling down or anxious. However, if someone is upright and open across the shoulder area much more likely to see them as confident.
Try to emulate open body language even if you are not feeling great, as this action can actually fool your body into feeling better.
If all else fails, why not try some breathing exercises. These can help calm your whole body down and improve your body language. Breath in for 4, hold for 4 and then out for 6. By being longer on the out breath, all the toxins in your system are expelled leaving you feeling calmer and more ready to take on the situation at hand.