If you are feeling low on self-esteem, if you do not feel like getting up and working for your purpose all over again, and if you believe you are not capable to achieve a goal; you are lacking confidence. Confidence is the courage to work for a purpose with all the passion and with a belief in yourself. The people who are lacking in it lose the motivation to live for an aim. They start believing they will not be able to do anything great in their lives. If you have been feeling like that, this article is for you. Here are the seven tips that can help boost your confidence

Go for a quick motivation

In order to start working on your confidence, you will have to find a strong purpose. Sometimes, we have forgotten about the goal that we want to strive for. Thinking about the end results of your efforts will give you the motivation to work for it. So, the first step is to think about the result. The charm in that goal will give you the reason to gather your self-esteem. 

Believe in your ability to improve

Every single person in this world is born with the ability to work for themselves and strive for what they want. If you believe you do not have that ability; tell yourself it is a lie. Moreover, you have reached this stage of your life after passing through a process. In that process of life, you have learned and improved. This is what is required to achieve a goal. So, believe in yourself because you and only you can achieve what you dream of.

Set small challenges

To feel good and accomplished, start with setting small challenges for yourself. These are also called micro-goals. You set small goals for your daily routine and mark a check on the calendar when you achieve them. This can be anything. For example, completing a chapter in a day, getting eighty percent marks in a quiz, or studying consistently for two hours. Achieving them will give you a sense of accomplishment and you will start believing more in your capabilities.   

Take failure easy

Failing is so a part of life. The people who get discouraged by failures are cowards. And you are not the one. So, take failure easily and don’t be afraid of it. Instead, try hard and fail fast. This will give you more learning opportunities than the people who do not try at all. So, believe in trying and hardworking not winning. This is what will get you to your bigger goals. Imagine a life where you do not take big steps because you are afraid of failure. You do not learn anything and lose every opportunity that can take you closer to your dream life. 

Stick with the routine

When you have set a routine for yourself, don’t back off. The goals that you achieve daily build your confidence and not achieving them does the opposite. So, you do not want to ruin all the work that you have done to improve your performance in life. Little by little, you will reach the stage that is your ideal self, where you believe in yourself and your competence to achieve anything you want. 

Keep counting your accomplishments

Give yourself enough value that every achievement of yours should count. We, in the pursuit of achieving a big goal, ignore our daily life struggles and never praise ourselves for that. See, our society is already cruel enough not to consider our efforts. You do not have to play that role for yourself. Consider each and every achievement of yours, reward and praise yourself for that. 

Be around the people who value your struggle

This one is the most important. You do not want to be around the people who keep on finding faults with your work. They are just extra people, who we do not need to get along with, in our lives. We, human beings, need praise from others. No matter how strong we become and how independent we get, our confidence is derived from what people think about us. Negative energy takes away our potential. To not let that happen, be around people who value your struggles. They will add up to your confidence. 

No doubt, many external factors contribute to our self-confidence, the real influence comes from within. If we believe in ourselves, we can stay strong even when getting affected by others’ disapproval of us. So, keep working in the direction that you have chosen for yourself and there will come a day when not your words but achievement will make others believe in you. 

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Ayesha Areej is a staff writer at The Academia Magazine

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