Self-Confidence: How it Affects Your Work
Self-confidence is vital for succeeding in almost anything that you do – in school and in life. But, unfortunately, lacking it can hold you back from many opportunities and experiences.
So, how does this little trait have such a powerful role?
- Self-confidence gives you a sense of respect for Having it means that you will be less likely to indulge yourself in demoralizing behavior and, instead, take the high-road.
- Self-confidence makes you feel strong and powerful. If you lack confidence you may be fearful or hesitant to take a step, make a decision, or try something new. But, confidence allows you to know and understand that you are capable and able to do those things and many more.
- Self-confidence allows you to feel proud and worthy. When you complete an assignment or a task with confidence, you will feel good about it. You will be proud of yourself – since you did your best – and you will feel worthy of receiving praise or a good grade.
When it comes to school work and, later, in your professional career, the more self-confidence you have, the more opportunities you may see. Not only does this characteristic personally make you feel good and do well, it also gets projected outward. Other people – teachers, employers, peers – can see your confidence. In turn, they associate you with having strength, ability, and a trustworthy character.
All thanks to self-confidence.
Need it? Wake each morning and share a positive affirmation with yourself. Hear it enough and you will start to believe it!