“Enlist your imagination to boost your confidence. Experts believe that having solid mental practices—like picturing yourself scoring the winning goal or even going through a tough workout—can lead to greater feelings of self-assurance and prep your brain for a successful outcome. Try setting a super specific goal—be as detailed as possible and imagine that you’ve achieved it. Greatist.com, Easy Confidence Boosters”
“Mom was right: The next time you find yourself slumping in your chair or slouching your shoulders, sit up straight! According to research, doing so can lead to more confidence in your own thoughts. Plus, sitting with good posture can keep both your self-esteem and mood lifted.” Source: “Easy Confidence Boosters,” Greatist.com
“Don’t say yes when you want to say no. You’re letting yourself down if you do favors you don’t want to do. Next time someone asks for something that will make you feel funky, and you feel the urge to say “yes,” remind yourself they are asking, not ordering. You will respect yourself more later on.” HealthPlace.com, 10 Ways to Feel Positive and Confident
Imagine being able to walk into a room full of strangers with ease and confidence, or having the chutzpah to push back on the office bully.
For the past 15 years, Aussie Life and Confidence Coach, Lisa Phillips, has been helping her clients release old patterns so they can do that and much more. Trained in Confidence and Life Coaching, Counseling and Neuro Linguistic Program, she uses a holistic approach to help individuals and organizations make effortless transformation in lives.
She is regularly featured on TV, radio and print Down Under, as well as writes a column for a UK paper. Her book, The Confidence Coach, is an excellent read for anyone needing an ego boost.
In today’s “Take Five,” Lisa shares her impetus for becoming a Confidence Coach, while giving some pointers on how one can take control of their life.