The first eight chapters of this book are designed to guide you through a complete programme that will boost your confidence and allow you to make progress every day towards achieving your goals in life. I strongly recommend that you work through those chapters to achieve real, lasting change in your life. But sometimes you may need a quick boost of confidence in a hurry; you have hours and minutes to prepare for a stressful event rather than weeks or days.
So here are 10 of the fastest techniques I’ve found for calming negative feelings and lifting your confidence. Some of these are explained in more depth elsewhere in this book, and some are entirely new. But using just one or two of these should be enough if you’re in ...