Building Self Confidence
Is Low Self-Confidence Holding You Back From Living the Life You Want?
Do you have difficulty expressing your needs and fear judgment or negative reactions from friends, family members, or coworkers? Do you struggle to speak up and share your ideas in business meetings? Have you avoided parties or social events because you fear saying the wrong thing and might feel humiliated? Are you worried that others will judge you because of your appearance or weight? Do you frequently compare yourself to others and find that you come up short? Do you wish you could be comfortable in your own skin and have the courage and self-assurance to take healthy risks and say what you think?
Low self-confidence can hinder your freedom to make choices and pursue your goals. You may not be sure of your opinions and values, constantly second-guess yourself, and procrastinate rather than risk making a mistake. Maybe you have strong convictions, but worry that you lack the communication skills to articulate your ideas clearly. Perhaps you struggle to feel present in social situations or at work because you are overwhelmed by a fear of being embarrassed or rejected.
You might feel self-conscious about a few particular aspects of your life. Perhaps you worry about your career position or your level of education and how others might perceive you. Or are you fixated on your excess weight and worry about what others think of your appearance? You might compare yourself to others, thinking they have it better than you do, and you fall short in the comparison. If any of these situations resonate with you and regardless of the source of your low self-esteem, you may feel tired, frustrated, and ready to make a change.
Many Women Struggle With Low Self-Confidence
If you are plagued by a little voice that is telling you that you aren’t good enough, you are not alone. Nearly everyone has some characteristic that they are self-conscious about. Nearly everyone has something that they are afraid to do or some area in which they find themselves lacking. It can be easy to get caught up in the pressure to be productive and to excel, especially when we compare ourselves to others in our communities and on social-media. While self-consciousness is a normal part of being human, comparing yourself to others can lead to exhausting negative self-thoughts and excessive low self-esteem, which can severely limit your experience of life. Trying to please everyone rather than following your own values can feel exhausting and defeating. You may prevent yourself from trying new things or discovering new skills out of a fear of failure or rejection. Life coaching for building self-confidence can help you change negative belief cycles and embark on the life you’ve been longing for.
Building Self-Confidence Can Improve Your Life
Life coaching can help individuals change their perspective of themselves. So often, people get caught up in circular, self-defeating monologues that seem like the truth. Life coaching for building self-confidence can help you break out of those cycles and see yourself and your life in a new, clear way. I can help you look at your beliefs and free yourself from the inner dialogues that are getting in the way of embracing who you are. With support and guidance, you can identify your values and goals while developing the tools you need to pursue them with confidence and enthusiasm.
During life coaching, I will ask you important questions to guide you so that you are able to come up with your own answers. You cannot just wait for self-confidence to appear within you. Instead, you have to create it for yourself while trusting God in the process. By talking through your concerns, fears and most importantly, strengths, you can begin to empower yourself to make positive changes in your life.
One essential component to building self-confidence is developing the ability to be present in the moment. So often, people act a certain way because they fear others are watching or critiquing them. If you are struggling with low self-esteem, you may frequently feel as though your worries and self-judgment pull you out of the present moment, making it difficult to engage with other people or experiences. Life coaching can help you give yourself permission to forget about yourself and, rather, focus on the stimulating challenges, excitement or joy that the present moment might hold. As you work to develop increased clarity about who you are and what you want to do, you can feel more comfortable being yourself in every situation.
By building self-confidence, you can stop trying to please everyone and begin to enjoy time with God and those you care about. You can become more at ease in social situations, at work and with your family while enjoying a renewed zest for trying new things, discovering new skills, and fulfilling your true potential. When you believe in yourself and feel good in your own skin, you can live your life with the conviction that your feelings, values, and experiences are valid and worthwhile. You may believe that life coaching can help you build confidence and live the life you want, but still have questions or concerns…
Does life coaching for building self-confidence take a long time?
Whenever you set out to make a positive change in your life, it can take some time to internalize your new self-confidence. Increasing your self-confidence means doing away with old modes of thinking and replacing them with self-assurance and a new outlook. By being under the guidance of a life coach, you can begin to process new thoughts and create a new reality. I invite you to consider how many years you have lived under the weight of self-judgment and fear. While changing deeply entrenched thoughts and habits takes time, it can also make your future brighter, more hopeful and full of greater possibilities.
Is life coaching expensive?
I understand your worries about the financial aspect of life coaching. That is a concern that many people have. Look at what we spend our money on to feel better for a short period of time. Conversely, coaching provides benefits that are long-lasting. I invite you to consider how costly living with low self-confidence can be. So many people avoid opportunities for new jobs, new relationships or new lifestyles because they fear that they are not good enough. With support and guidance, you can begin to feel empowered to take those chances that you have missed out on in the past. The investment you make into building self-confidence can reap incredible rewards.
I’m afraid to share how negatively I feel about myself.
We all have areas we struggle with. I will never judge you for your perceived flaws or self-doubt. Instead, I admire you for coming to this page and for considering life coaching. It takes real courage to seek help, and in doing so, you can move toward a brighter and happier future. You can reach the untapped potential that has been obscured by those internal cycles of negativity. Low self-esteem keeps you from doing things that you might find liberating – things that you didn’t even know were out there. With increased self-confidence, there is a bright future of possibilities waiting for you.
As we work together, you can develop the confidence you need to make positive changes in your life. I invite you to contact me for a free 45-minute phone consultation. You can ask me any questions you may have about life coaching and my services. I look forward to hearing from you!