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Confidence

Posted by Mrs. W. on Nov 12, 2011

Confidence is having faith in yourself and in someone else. Self-confidence is trusting that you have what it takes to handle whatever happens. You feel sure of yourself and enjoy trying new things, without letting doubts or fears hold you back. When you have confidence in others, you rely on them.

Confidence, Raising Mindful Kids, Inspiring Greatness

WHY PRACTICE IT?

Fears, doubts, worries, the opinions of others hold us back when we do not have confidence. We worry about making a mistake, we don’t take on new challenges and we are affected by what others think or say.

HOW DO WE PRACTICE IT?

  • feel sure of yourself even if you win, fail, succeed or not
  • try new things and discover what you are good at
  • think positively, believe in yourself and your abilities
  • learn from your challengs and mistakes
  • celebrate your successes

AFFIRMATION:

“I am confident. I love to try new things and do my best. I appreciate my gifts and abilities. I welcome new possibilities. I trust all things work together for good. ”

QUESTIONS TO THINK ABOUT:

  1. When do you feel most confident?
  2. When do you need confidence the most?
  3. What are you best at? What gave you the confidence to try or do it the first time?
  4. Is there anone that helps to encourage confidence in you?

Think positively! Go for it! Know you can!

8 Comments »

Pooja:

Dear Mrs.Woloszanskyj,

I am confident in my singing! I went for an audition for Canada’s Got Talent on September 30th, The results were going to come in October 31st. I was very confident I would get in, But sadly I didn’t. But, That didn’t stop me! I didn’t give up! I believe that everything happens for the best. All thanks to you! If you weren’t there to post all these amazing things up, and lead our class to a positive path, I would never be like this now.

- Pooja

November 23rd, 2011 | 9:07 pm

Have you ever read the Sara series of books by Abraham-Hicks? It’s one of the best books for teaching kids confidence and belief in all is well, that I have ever come across. Let me know what you think

December 8th, 2011 | 3:39 pm

Great article and loved the video! Thank you for encouragement and sharing! :)

December 8th, 2011 | 4:40 pm
Mrs. W.:

No I haven’t Rhonda. Thank you for mentioning it. I will check it out when I get a chance.

March 25th, 2012 | 3:35 pm
Mrs. W.:

Wow!!! That’s great Pooja. Yoou have many onderful gifts and talents that will unfold as the years go by. And remembr…NEVER give up! :D

March 25th, 2012 | 3:37 pm
Harmiksha:

I really think that confidence plays a big role in our lives. I learnt this messagea while back at my science competition. We came 1st place!!!! Yet, the entire time I felt so negative about how I did which lowered my confidence. From that, I did learn to keep my hopes high regardless of any situation. Due to the fact that I am a very strong beleiver in God, I agree with Pooja – “Everything happens for the best”.

April 26th, 2012 | 10:31 am
Mrs. W.:

Good for you!! That’s how we grow stronger and build our self-confidence, one opportunity at a time.

February 15th, 2013 | 5:46 pm
Mrs. W.:

Thank you Solvita for sharing your thoughts.

February 15th, 2013 | 5:48 pm
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