Self-contentment Leads to Confidence

Written by by Lisa Martin, PCC

Being self-content means accepting and acknowledging who you are at your core and becoming satisfied -- maybe not perfect, but satisfied -- in all areas of your life. When you learn to better understand, better appreciate and eventually love yourself, you exude a quiet confidence that will open doors to what you want in life.

One way to develop a strong sense of self-contentment is to give yourselfrepparttar gift of self-appreciation. Offer yourselfrepparttar 143930 same respect and kindness you give to others you care deeply for. In doing so, you will feel more at peace with yourself, be strong in your convictions and easily stand up for yourself. Here are three ways to support you in becoming more confident.

1. Silence Your Inner Critic

Many women have a tendency to focus on what is "wrong" about themselves rather than what is "right." We tend to pick out and pick onrepparttar 143931 parts of ourselves we likerepparttar 143932 least. This disapproving inner critic (that little voice inside our head that points our faults and undermines our achievements) needs to be silenced. Instead of focusing on what you don't like about yourself, do your best to acknowledge and appreciate what makes you unique. Your smile. Your sense of humor. Your eyes. Now go further. What qualities define you as a person? Resistrepparttar 143933 temptation to criticize yourself. This is a learned behavior and it can be unlearned with intentional action. 2. Surround Yourself with Positive Environments

What’s the point of meditating?

Written by graham and julie

What are you likely to gain from meditating?


•It improvesrepparttar power of your concentration. •Calms you down. •And enables you to know what you want out of life and how to achieve it.

In our experience, we each have two sides of us, two YOUS if you prefer.

ONE YOU: wants to be successful and hasrepparttar 143929 ability of giving you allrepparttar 143930 help and encouragement you need.

THE OTHER YOU: wants you to be an all so ran. Mediocre and that one will also give you allrepparttar 143931 help and encouragement you need to be mediocre.

The question is: Which of these have you chosen to work with? Which of these have you activated. Which of these have you given credence and credibility to.

Ask yourself:

When did you last say you would do something but never did?

When did you say that you volunteer for a task only to find that whilst you were procrastinating another person tookrepparttar 143932 opportunity and made it?

When wasrepparttar 143933 last time you broke a promise to your colleague, your partner or your children?

If you can identify with all or some of these behaviours then you have chosen to live withrepparttar 143934 You that is less powerful. As a result will find it difficult to reachrepparttar 143935 goals you have set for yourself in this life.

Success comes fromrepparttar 143936 ability to concentrate on your strengths.

How do you do this?

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