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8 Scientifically-Backed Ways To Feel More Confident (Even When You're Not)

8 Scientifically-Backed Ways To Feel More Confident (Even When You're Not)

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Stand tall

A tall, correct posture is the outer sign of confidence.

A study showed that a tall, expansive posture helps you feel and consequently act more powerful than more drawn-in stances.

Listen to bass-heavy tunes

Researchers found that listening to bass-heavy tunes may have the ability to make you feel more confident.

Recall a time you were powerful

Remember the small moments where you were confident. It can make you feel (and as a result, act) more confident.

Indulge in your morning ritual

Those first few moments when you put yourself together in the morning can bring a surge of self-confidence.

Choose your outfits wisely

Studies suggest that what you're wearing can have a direct effect on how secure and powerful you feel.

Channel your favorite celeb

One study found that when people with waning self-esteem wrote down positive qualities they see in their favorite same-sex celebrities and themselves, they felt much more compelled to become their best selves.

Stretch those muscles

Stretching your muscles can lead to good posture, better blood flow, and ultimately more confidence.

Brush up on your Spanish

Learning a new language or sharpening other cognitive skills can boost your life satisfaction in a similar way to a pay raise.

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