Category: Confidence Boosters

They f*** you up. The ABC of Attachment

[Tweet “‘To change one’s life, start immediately, do it flamboyantly. No exceptions’ – William James”] Have you ever wondered how it is that some people are just more self assured than others? They are more ‘grounded’ and resilient when things go wrong. They just seem more comfortable in their own skins. Surprisingly, it has nothing...

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Don’t Take the Bait. 3 Steps to Help you Manage Anxiety Caused by Others.

Some people seem to enjoy winding us up and somehow know just know how to push our buttons with the sarcastic comment which can cause serious stress particularly in a sensitive person, one who doesn’t like confrontation or is just laid back. ‘Frenemies’ can ruin the greatest party or gathering at a stroke. In this...

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How to Get Rid of Nervousness Before a Big Speech

You’ve got a big speech coming up. You feel nervous – hands sweating, butterflies in your stomach, nausea. Are you going to mess up and make a fool of yourself in front of everyone? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. Everyone has these feelings. You may be surprised, but for many public speakers, they experience the exact...

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10 Effective Techniques to Help Recover from Emotional Abuse

Occasionally, you may become involved with someone who derives pleasure from belittling others and making them feel miserable. An emotionally abusive and manipulative person will take every opportunity to continually make your life difficult. Emotional abuse can have an adverse effect on you if you allow it. For example, it can erode your self-confidence. If you...

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[Video] How Your Body Language Can Improve Your Life

Body language and the way we hold ourselves during conversation can one of the most important ways we appear confident and in control. It this TED talk Amy Cuddy discusses “power posing”, in which a person stands in a confident position, even if they’re not feeling confident at the time. This can actually have an effect on your brain’s...

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