“I always look at confident people and wish I could be like them”

What is confidence?

Confidence is what you see and what you feel. It’s calm self-assurance, an assertive manner, an air of boldness, it is a happy comfortable state of being.

What are the symptoms of low confidence?

Some of the feelings you might experience are;

  • Embarrassment and awkwardness
  • Fear
  • Guilt and blame
  • Awe of confident people
  • Insignificance
  • Isolation and loneliness
  • A sense of having been let down and misunderstood
  • Powerlessness
  • Pessimism
  • Physical sickness
  • Tension

Five reasons people lack confidence

1, Excessive expectations

2, Harsh self-judgement

3, Preoccupation with fear

4, Lack of experience

5, Lack of skills