6 Building Your Self-Esteem and Confidence

When faced with a new challenge or opportunity, do you lack confidence and think to yourself ‘I can't do that’ or ‘I’ll fail' or ‘I won't be any good at this’ or ‘I’m stupid and hopeless'? Or do you think ‘I’m going to give this a good try' or ‘I could do well at this’ or ‘I’ll try my best'.

Your confidence and self-esteem have quite an impact on your ability to get what you want and achieve your goals. Confidence, though, is not about what you can or can't do, it's what you think and believe you can or can't do.

If you've ever failed or struggled to cope with a particular situation in the past, you may believe it will be difficult or that you'll fail if you try to do it again. And if you've got ...

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