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Adjusting your body language

When you're nervous, your body tends to tighten up, leading to short stiff movements or fidgeting. By contrast, bigger hand movements while speaking convey confidence (they make yo...

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How To Turn Insecurity Into Confidence

How To Turn Insecurity Into Confidence

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Showing your palms reveals that you have nothing to hide.

This will also make you feel more confident, by overriding our natural tendency to shrink and clos...

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Echoing a question gives you time to catch up when you are feeling nervous. It's also an easy form of mirroring, which helps you connect with the other person. Because when you rep...

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Learning to laugh at yourself

This is the first step of overcoming your fear of being judged by others. Being able to laugh at yourself is a great marker of confidence. And it makes you more fun to be around.

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  • If you are in a situation where you can't stop thinking about how nervous you are that you cannot perform or connect, it can be better to share how you are feeling with a smile, rather...

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  1. Take the situation you want to stop feeling nervous in
  2. Find a low stakes way to mimic it
  3. Get some repetitions in.

Social courage is a muscle that is transfe...

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Reframe success and failure. 

Reframe success as doing anything that improves you. So even when you are rejected, as long as you reflect on what went wrong a...

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