If you want to be more confident, start admitting to the gaps in your knowledge
True confidence in yourself doesn’t come only from the knowledge you already possess, but a willingness to learn more.
There’s no shame in admitting you don't know something; you’re showing just how confident you can be. Ask questions, be curious about the world around you.
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Your first impressions are usually pretty accurate. But whether they are wrong or right, first impressions affect us in a big way and we are slow to change them.
You have to be willing to update them quite rapidly.
Confidence is hardwired into us from birth. The environment of where we grew up in and how we were raised affects our confidence.
Academic self-confidence is 50% nature and 50% nurt...
Men and women have differences in biological makeups and it also involves their difference in confidence. Women have a biological tendency to seek acceptance and avoid conflict, while men tend to take more risks under pressure. This shows that women might appear to lack inner confidence.
However, despite being perceived as such, studies show that if both given a scientific quiz, men and women provide the exact same results whether they underestimate themselves or not.
Confidence has much to do with space - with how much room you feel able and allowed to take up.
A child that grows up with an affluent family has a different perception of himself than of the child who grows up in a one bedroom home with a single parent that could hardly provide sustenance for the two of them.
The solution to the confidence conundrum is not to feel as though you lack nothing and delude yourself into believing you already possess everything you could ever dream. The solution is to simply become comfortable with what you potentially lack. - Mark Manson
Those among us who are the most comfortable with negative experiences are those who reap the most benefits. Comfort in our failures allows us to act without fear, to engage without judgment, to love without conditions