Self confidence

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The Dictionary defines confidence as freedom of doubt; belief in yourself and your abilities. Many people lack the self-confidence and self-esteem needed to live a happy and healthy life. Self-esteem is a confidence and satisfaction in oneself. These two things must be present in people’s daily lives in order for them to believe that they have the ability to do anything. At this point in my life I am trying to gain the esteem I need to truly be happy. The best way to gain self-confidence is to look deep inside of yourself and believe that you have the ability to overcome all obstacles and challenges that you are faced with, on a daily bases, because our self-esteem is one of the few things that we have control over. Self-confidence is something that cannot be taught. It is up to the individual to decide how much belief that they possess inside of themselves. I am at the point where I realize that I must first believe in myself before others will believe in me. Nobody teaches us to be happy or sad. They are natural feelings that come along as we develop mentally, physically, emotionally and psy Continue...

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You allow people to get in mind and affect the way you feel about yourself. People can not hurt your feelings or make you feel sad. In due time, I will come along, and a healthy mind, body and soul will follow. I need to gain self-confidence and self-esteem so that I can live a productive life. When things get to the point where you no longer have the desire to live and be happy, we must learn to strengthen ourselves. I have allowed society to determine how I should look, dress and feel. I have the ability to accomplish anything that I want to. You have to be willing to take control of your life and whatever is holding you back. If you do not have respect for yourself then you cannot possibly believe that others will respect you. There is not a college course that we can take to acquire self-assurance; it is learned through the trials of daily life. When you get to the point where you allow others to dictate how you feel about life, you have to stop and take an internal survey. Most often these feelings come from people allowing the negativity of other people to overcome them.


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