Author Archives: Fran

About Fran

Career Counsellor who works from home, having "retired" in 2011. Member of Toastmasters and life-long learner.

Building Your Confidence Requires Action

Building your confidence requires action. What is something you want to achieve? Write it down and then make a plan to achieve it. Do you need help? Ask for help. But do it. How Diet, Exercise, and Confidence Are Connected … Continue reading

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Work On Your Strengths

Many times we are told to work on our weaknesses, but why not try working on your strengths, building them to be even stronger. That is what athletes do and professional speakers and others who are great achievers. Look at … Continue reading

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Taking Bigger Steps

Every time you take a step out of your comfort zone you are building your confidence. Be courageous. Take bigger steps! Tips on Boosting Self-Confidence for Teens and Others Whether you’re a male or female teen, your self-confidence is important. … Continue reading

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Positive Self Talk

Have you ever paid attention to the number of times you say something negative to yourself during the day. Make a point of stopping when you hear something negative and tell yourself something positive. Instead of saying “That was a … Continue reading

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Face Your Fear With Confidence

Face your fear. Step out with faith in yourself that you will be able to accomplish your goals. You can do it! Mindsets that Lead to Low Self-Confidence and How to Change Them If you suffer from low self-confidence, you … Continue reading

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Have You Been Rejected?

If you have ever lost a job like I have, watch this: https://www.facebook.com/JayShettyIW/videos/501266317036712/ If you have been told that you were “not the right fit”, perhaps you too will go out and find your niche, whether it be starting your … Continue reading

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Acting Confident

ACTING CONFIDENT You may be surprised how others see you. If you were to ask them they might say “you are so confident. I wish I could be as confident as you.” They have no idea you are shaking in … Continue reading

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Learn to Love Yourself

Learn to love yourself. You don’t need others to love you. Self-respect starts from the inside. Self-respect enables you to develop confidence.  Take a closer look at all the wonderful aspects of your personality and be good to you! I … Continue reading

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Step Outside Your Comfort Zone

Comfort Zones Do something that is outside your comfort zone. Once you achieve one new thing it is easier to do another. Challenge yourself – attend a class to make something or learn something you are interested in. Don’t worry … Continue reading

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Confidence

Confidence – something that many of us wish we had.  There are many myths about confidence and you will find out more about them in this youtube video by one of my favourite people Emily Chadbourne.  I just finished watching … Continue reading

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