There are some things that never go out of style – good food, fast cars, and your confidence. For many people, confidence gets them what they want. But confident people are not perfect.
They too have their faults and even their fears, but what they don’t do is let that get in the way of their success. They take control of their lives and they trust in their own instincts. Being confident is as much about the things that you don’t do, as it is about the things that you do. EHC brings out a list of things confident people never attempt.
Constantly seeking approval from others
Confident people believe in themselves and they do not need the approval of others. They are happy to make their own decisions and make their own mistakes.
Confident people are never afraid of taking the first step down a new path. Even when it is a step they may not wish to take, if it needs to be done, then they will get on with it and get it done.
Letting their dreams die
Confident people know that dreams can die inside the comfort zone, so they don’t stay in their comfort zone. They know that pushing themselves into the unknown is best, because that is where the opportunities lie.
If they get something wrong, then confident people make no excuses for it. Taking responsibility for your actions is all a part of taking control over your life.
Need to compete with other people
The only person that a confident person feels they have a need to better, is the person that they themselves were yesterday. Their focus is on improving themselves and they don’t have the time, or the inclination, to be comparing themselves with other people.
Hang around negative people
Highly confident people do not like being around negativity, because they know that that sort of thing can rub off. They would rather be around like-minded, positive people, so they can gain some inspiration from them.
Judging and gossip
Confident people see no need to partake in gossip or in rumor-mongering and insulting people behind their backs. They are confident enough to success on their own merits, so they never pass judgment on other people.
They are not perfect, but confident people get straight back up and try again, when things don’t go to plan. If they do make a mistake, then they will work out why, and then they will be sure that they won’t make the same mistake twice.
Highly confident people don’t accept articles on the Internet as truth just because some author “said so”. They look at every how-to article from the lens of their unique perspective. They maintain a healthy skepticism, making use of any material that is relevant to their lives, and forgetting about the rest. While articles like this are a fun and interesting thought-exercise, highly confident people know that they are the only person with the power to decide what “confidence” means.
Highly confident people have no interest in pleasing every person they meet. They are aware that not all people get along, and that’s just how life works. They focus on the quality of their relationships, instead of the quantity of them.
Avoid doing the scary thing
Highly confident people don’t let fear dominate their lives. They know that the things they are afraid of doing are often the very same things that they need to do in order to evolve into the person they are meant to be.
Stay confident, stay happy.