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What's Stopping You Being More Confident? by Robert Kelsey

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THE ROUTE TO CONFIDENCE – IN SEVEN STAGES

Stage One: Examine Why You Are Under-Confident

Perhaps events in your childhood gave you negative self-beliefs, or maybe you were naturally more introverted than those around you? You should also examine each of the key relationships in your early life: parents, siblings, teachers and peers. What scripts emerged in those key relationships? Did anyone undermine your confidence at this stage – perhaps by being overly-critical or by favouring a sibling or peer? Were you misunderstood or disliked, or perhaps rejected or humiliated?

Stage Two: Calculate the Impact of This on Your Present Thinking

How do the scripts that emerged in those early relationships now play out? Are they repeated in your dealings with ...

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