Confidence: how do you find yours?
Confidence can be a fickle thing. One day you feel on top of the world, the next you want to crawl under the covers and never come out. What do you do on those bad days? The days you feel like the worst person on Earth? When you feel stupid or fat or unworthy? How do you get back on top?
I have days where I have to “fake it until I make it”. The days you just have to slap a smile on your face and get through the day. But how does one work towards having self-confidence on more days than not? For me, I like to look good. I feel that presenting a good face helps build you up.
Confidence comes from within but I firmly believe you can help boost it from the outside. When my confidence is up, I wear different clothes, shoes and actually put on makeup. When it’s down, I put on comfy clothing, flats, and no makeup. My outside is matching my insides (and it isn’t always pretty lol).
You don’t have to be a fashionista or makeup artist either. Wear what you feel best in. If you prefer flats to heels, wear your favorite flats. If you only like lipstick, put on your favorite color. On your high confidence days, notice what you are wearing. Notice what you did (sometimes a hobby can give us a boost). Take note and when you have a bad day, put on that favorite outfit, swipe on some mascara and walk out the door with your head held high.
What tips do you have for when you need a confidence boost? Leave them in the comments.
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