We need goals, but what we also need are ways to build self confidence. We have visions and dreams for our lives, but
without self-confidence, we’ll get nowhere with them. Building up
confidence in yourself will give you the motivation you need to achieve
everything you want out of life.
By putting them in a journal each day, you see how they build up over the weeks, months, and years. You might start with the simple things – like five ways you paid a random act of kindness to a stranger or three things you did that helped further your career.
It can be something as simple as holding the door open for a little old lady or reading a book about saving for retirement. As you look back on your entries of positive accomplishments, it will give you motivation to achieve even more. This is a one of the easiest ways to build self confidence.
If your goal is to save money for a vacation, you can plan tiny steps like placing $5 in a savings jar each day. You’ll feel good knowing you’ve done seven things for yourself one week rather than waiting until you suddenly have $1,000 falling into your lap for your upcoming holiday.
Plus, if you fail to achieve your big goals, it can diminish the self-confidence you have built up, so small goals and baby steps help you gain the esteem you’re lacking.
You can add it to your journal entry. If today’s inspirational quote talks about greeting everyone you meet that day (instead of avoiding eye contact), and then try it. At the end of the day, you can journal it as one more positive thing you accomplished.
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