I wasn’t the prettiest girl in the room, but I learned to carry myself with confidence – that’s how you make the best impression on people – Priyanka Chopra.
Confidence means feeling sure of yourself and your abilities – believing in yourself and in your ability to succeed. Confidence isn’t about feeling superior to others, it’s a quiet inner knowledge that you’re capable. It is a state of mind that comes from feelings of well-being.
Confidence has nothing to do with having the prettiest face, a huge bank account or an enormous walk-in closet, but a lot to do with how you face and live each and everyday that comes your way.
Being confident doesn’t means to be rude and sassy, it means waking up every morning, looking in the mirror, having a nice attitude, standing tall, looking into people’s eyes, facing your fears and living to your full potentials.
Below are the habits of a super confident woman. You don’t need to have all of them, but quite a number and you are on the way to leading a happy, confident life.
1. She is self sufficient and takes care of herself.
A confident woman is able to fend for her own needs without external assistance, live simply or largely, just according to her income.
2. Decision making.
Good decisions and goals positively impact others; they are clear, executable and in turn brings good results. Set specific deadlines and actions you can take to achieve these goals, Follow through with your plans. Even small steps will boost your confidence.
3. She takes responsibility for her actions.
Insecurity makes one deny, excuse or cover up mistakes. If a mistake is made, own it, review and try to correct it or do better next time. Avoid blaming others for your actions and mistakes.
5. She is not afraid of failure.
People who are confident have no problem with not knowing everything or failing at something. It is those who lack confidence that will hide their lack of understanding or inability to do something. To the confident person, asking for help and failing at something means the chance to learn something or do it again differently.
6. She is not afraid of being alone.
A confident woman does not seek validation from people and is not desperate for attention. She feels good about herself, seeks her self worth from within, praises and is pleased with herself. She is not desperate to be in a love relationship and will never settle for less than the best.
7. She communicates effectively.
She holds conversations on variety of topics due to her knowledge and is always curious to know more. She is easily approachable, has a positive body language and is easy to speak to. She communicates clearly and is easy to understand.
8. She embraces her imperfections.
Nobody has it all. Being confident means feeling good even if you can’t do it all and not being afraid to ask for help when necessary. Asking for help doesn’t mean you are weak and unintelligent, it simply means there are limits to your perfections, thereby creating some gaps and you need someone to fill it.
9. She is not afraid to say no.
When it’s time to say no, confident women do not feel bad, beat about the bush, stall or say “I don’t think I can” or “I’m not certain.” They say no with confidence because they know that saying no to a new task or responsibility makes them give their all to existing responsibilities and successfully fulfill them.
10. She steps out of her comfort zone.
Stepping out of comfort zone is easy for anyone, especially when personalities arise. Whether you are an introvert, extrovert or somewhere in between, be ready to take risks and challenge yourself. She does things that intimidates her and challenges herself intellectually.
When a woman exudes confidence, she reminds us of how good we are and how great we can be. Whether you consider yourself a confident woman or look up to one, it’s no secret that we’re all inspired by them and wishes to be like them. Why not stay true to Helen Keller – Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye!
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