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Confidence is vital for us to thrive. To be truly happy in life we need to be wholly comfortable with who we are. This means accepting ourselves – the good bits and the bad bits in equal measure. As we have already explored, there is a fine art to getting the right balance of confidence and this is something that we have to work with throughout our lives. There is no set strategy to achieve this – instead, it’s about finding out what works for you. These confidence affirmations and mantras can give you a little boost when you need it the most.
Remember: You are enough.
Confidence Affirmations to Feel Braver:
Be brave. Take risks. Nothing can substitute experience.
Fortune always favors the brave, and never helps a man who does not help himself.
P. T. Barnum
I am doing this for Me.
Confidence Affirmations to Feel Calm:
I am safe. I am enough.
This will pass. I can cope.
My best is enough.
Confidence Affirmations to Feel Powerful:
I am… Present…Happy.
…Capable of amazing things.
Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind.
Confidence Affirmations to Take Action:
Today is another chance to get it right.
I am designed for accomplishment, engineered for success, and endowed with the seeds of greatness.
Adapted from Zig Ziglar
It’s the action, not the fruit of the action, that’s important. I have to do the right thing.
Adapted from Mahatma Ghandi
In The Ultimate Guide to Confidence Building, we explore the importance of self-talk and positive self-regard. The use of mantras and confidence affirmations can play a vital role in developing your self-confidence and when used regularly can be a powerful tool in shaping your thinking.
Remember that changes comes as a result of action. Practice these confidence mantras often and they will have a significant impact on your self-esteem.