You can repeat these affirmative statements to reinforce your focus on confidence. This is an excellent way to actualize the concepts outlined in Learn to be More Confident.
Take your time. Breathe in, relax, and repeat each affirmation. Close your eyes and reflect on what you’ve just said. Let it sink in.
It doesn’t matter if you believe the statement to be strictly true. Evaluating and questioning the affirmation is only a distraction. Breathe it away, and proceed on.
By stating the affirmations you are doing the most important step: practicing the behavior of being confident!
- I am increasing my confidence by learning how to act confidently. I am growing more accustomed to the feeling of confidence.
- What I am trying to accomplish is neither easy nor simple.
- I’m forging my own life path. I draw upon the wisdom and experience of others that I find helpful and ignore thoughts and opinions that are confusing or distracting.
- My goals are important to me. I focus on them every day.
- I’m learning how to rest and relax after working towards my goals. It’s okay to recharge my batteries.
- Today I accomplished X, Y, and Z. I’m making steady progress toward my goals.
- My primary focus is on figuring out my next steps. Each small step brings me closer to my ultimate goal.
- When I’m feeling self-critical, I pause and listen for a moment. Then I tell the voice echoing in my head: “Thank you very much. Now I’m going to focus on my next step, if you don’t mind.”
- I don’t know what is going to happen tomorrow or next year. I’m busy paying attention to today.
- There are people in my life who support and believe in me. There are books, videos, audios, websites, songs, and movies that inspire me because they express some of what is in my heart. I am not alone!
- I revisit my dream every day. I imagine the sensations throughout my body as I celebrate the successful accomplishment of my goals.