The idea that to be successful you must not take a break, you must push yourself hard, permeates westernised cultures. But that's not resilience.
Sharing your creativity with others – either the creative moments or the results of our creativity – benefits them and us.
Personal change begins in the imagination. Visualisation uses imagination to influence our goals and successes. A vision board combines the two.
In a world that is constantly making demands on us, where we urged to fit in. Our expectations and those of others can lead us to shape an image of ourselves that doesn't reflect who we truly are.
If you want to be more confident, the way to do it is to find experiences that will be life-affirming and confidence building.
Confident people have days when they feel under-confident and doubt themselves too, but they don't let this stop them. Here's what too do if you are feeling under-confident.
Instead of worrying about this non-problem, learn to accept and appreciate who you are. If you think you something about you could be improved, work at it.
You have all you need to do the best you can, so why wait? If something is holding you back, don't let it define you; treat it as an option. Aim to be the best version of yourself.
Are you are waiting until you feel more confident to do whatever it is? This explains the trap of waiting and why you may need to push yourself a little.
"Don't fake it 'til you make it, fake it 'til you become it", Amy Cuddy's words, not mine. Body language affects how others see us, and it can also change how we feel. When we don’t feel sure of ourselves standing confidently can affect our hormone levels, which in turn even could affect our chances for success.