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How believing in yourself can change your life

Readers Lounge By Rachel Murugi
What we think about ourselves, good or bad, attributes to our behavior (Shutterstock)

Thoughts have a way of guiding someone into action. What we think about ourselves, good or bad, attributes to our behavior. With a culture of believing in yourself, you are assured of a high self-esteem. You will find yourself being able to get over things that otherwise make others uncomfortable. If you are struggling with self-belief, start being confident about yourself.

Realize your potential and tap it

If you do not believe in yourself, nobody else, but you, can do anything to give you necessary drive. You can have a life where you watch others attain their goals and live their dreams as you watch. The difference between you two is that they believe in themselves to the extent of making goals and chasing them. You, on the other hand, have no goals and the willpower to drive your dreams into reality. Much as it is easy to wallow in self-pity, your life can change for the better when you start realizing how worthy you are, value your ideas and choose to work on them.

Stops procrastination

Do you find yourself shelving one plan after another? The thing is, tomorrow never comes. To many, the excuse could be lack of time, but the truth is that they fail to believe in what they need to do. When you believe in something, you get a certain superpower, such that nothing stops you from achieving the goals you have in mind. Pushing your ideas for later is not a habit of the confident. Choosing to believe in yourself will make you stop piling unfinished businesses but instead tick off finished tasks.

If you find yourself always unable to move forward, as if you expected perfection, you are being too hard on yourself (Shutterstock)

Attracts the right people towards you

When you are confident, the people around you get rubbed by your fleas and start being impressed. Naturally, since humans are attracted to good things, the people around you will start believing in your agenda and be convinced you can move forward together. Through your confident interactions, you tend to be in spaces where there are people who can help you push your idea into reality as you network.

Through this, you may get an investor or partner who can scale your ideas to unimaginable heights.

You forgive and rise above your faults

Many people host pity parties every time they fail at something. This behavior drains energy to the core. If you find yourself always unable to move forward, as if you expected perfection, you are being too hard on yourself. Believing in yourself gives you a window of grace where you can comfortably let go of what you can’t control as you look forward into future opportunities. Even with the ‘I can do anything attitude’ failing in some instances teaches you lessons and in no way do they mean the end of the world.

You are hopeful for future challenges

If you are self-confident, the future is always an opportunity to improve and learn new things. This perspective changes your mindset by attracting positive thinking. If you view the future with the thought that it is bleak, there is a likelihood that you will lose your momentum and psyche to do anything. Being self-confident teaches you to avoid dwelling in the past as you cannot control it, but focus on the fresh start the future promises.

There is no way you can lead or attain anything if you fail to believe in yourself. Whether you think you can or you cannot, you are right on both counts. Tap on the power of your mind and channel the energy into self-confidence. Your life will never be the same again.

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