In a world where most women have low self-esteem, what happens when you break the pattern and believe in yourself?
You’ve probably heard it before—confidence is the key to success. While it might sound like a cliche, it is, in fact, true. Don’t believe me? Just give it a try.
Unfortunately, we often let doubt, insecurities, and low self-confidence stand in our way. We constantly compare ourselves to others, focus on our shortcomings, and are afraid to follow our dreams. That can change once we realize that we are in control of our lives and we start believing in our power to actually make a change.
Let’s explore what happens when you believe in yourself:
You Become More Motivated
You feel much more motivated to work towards your goals when you genuinely believe that you can achieve them. Lack of motivation and low self-esteem go hand in hand because people who are unsure of their abilities believe that they are not capable or worthy of reaching their goals.
Therefore, believing in yourself can give you the energy and confidence you need to change your life. Once you have that, nothing can stop you. With every small achievement, your motivation will increase, and it will be easier and easier for you to become successful. You will no longer find excuses not to work towards your dreams, and you will stop second-guessing your decisions. Therefore, believing in yourself will not only help you feel more motivated to work towards your goals, but it will also help you achieve them.
You Change Your Mood
When you believe in yourself, you start each day in a positive mood. You will feel happier and more confident, and being in a good mood will give you the boost you need to achieve everything you want. Plus, because beauty comes from the inside, being happy will give you an instant glow-up.
Of course, that doesn’t mean that you will no longer have bad days. It’s normal to go through difficult things from time to time or to feel down occasionally. However, it is important to maintain a general good vibe and to be happy with your life.
You Become Kinder to Others
When you believe in yourself, you no longer feel the need to compare yourself to others or compete with them. When you feel confident about your capabilities, you will don’t feel envy when you see others being successful. Being happy with yourself will have a huge positive impact on your relationships.
It’s well-known that you need to love yourself first before being able to fully receive love from others. This is applicable to all kinds of relationships, not only romantic ones. Once you believe in yourself and become confident, you will be able to develop relationships that are based on mutual support and respect because you will no longer feel afraid that someone could steal your limelight.
You Inspire Others
Not only will you become kinder to others, but you will also become an inspiration for them. A kind and confident woman who believes in herself can become a leader in her community.
Use the power of example to motivate and inspire other women and girls around you. We live in a world where women have to deal with double standards, unrealistic beauty expectations, and a society that often tries to bring them down. The world needs more self-confident women who can encourage others and who can promote the idea that women need to work together, not against each other.
You Become More Attractive
A confident woman is an attractive woman. How you feel about yourself can highly influence how others think about you. Contrary to popular opinion, feeling more confident has little to do with physical appearance. What truly matters is the type of relationship you have with yourself, how you behave, and what your inner monologue is like.
When you believe in yourself, you become highly attractive to potential partners. Other people start seeing your qualities because that’s what you are showing them. Self-confidence creates an aura that attracts people to you like a magnet. People like confident people because they find them inspiring and because they feel safe around them. Plus, confident people are usually positive, so it’s easy for them to also make others feel good around them.
When you believe in yourself, everything around you changes—how you behave, how you feel about yourself, and how you treat others. Only you have the power to build a better life for yourself, so you need to take control of your destiny and start building your self-confidence.
Of course, that’s easier said and done. Therefore, if you are not sure where to start, I have an idea for you. I encourage you to participate in a 10-day journaling challenge that will help you change your mental outlook and eliminate negative self-talk. Register here!