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Believe You Can and You Will

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You can if you think you can. Believing in yourself is everything! Let me explain why I believe this is true based on the years of experience in life that I have in addition to my professional experience and writing on the subject. I know from personal experience this sounds much easier than it is, …

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How to say No with Confidence

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Do you have problems saying no when you want to? Well, I’ve written this page to help you out. After more than twenty years writing about the topic of self esteem and confidence, becoming a published author and helping so many through teaching and life coaching, I will show you how to say no with …

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Stop Worrying What Others Think

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One major cause of low self esteem can be listening to what others say about you. One possible reason for this, according to this interesting study, is that our level of self esteem depends on how socially accepted we feel. The study adds that if others speak negatively towards us, we might feel excluded, resulting …

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Assertiveness Training

According to the Mayo Clinic, assertiveness is important because it can reduce your stress and enable you to communicate much better. They also describe how this can improve your self esteem and help you to become more respected by others. But before we get into how assertiveness training can help, let us define what it …

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Insecurity and Self-Consciousness – What’s the Difference?

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Having worked in psychology for many years, I often get asked, what is the difference between insecurity and self-consciousness? So, I thought I’d put together this helpful article to explain it. Comparing insecurity and self-consciousness According to Wikipedia, insecurity is where you feel negative emotions such as nervousness, or fear when your mind perceives a …

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How to Be Confident in Class

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In my younger days I used to be very shy and it really affected me negatively in class. I’ve gone from a shy student to a confident teacher. This transformation and experience has enabled me to help many to build confidence and self esteem. So if you’re a quiet student, this page will be very …

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