10 Steps To Build Your Confidence

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Are you looking for confidence builders that really work? Confidence is a tool that can help you to overcome obstacles and leave a lasting impression. And the best part about confidence is that it rubs off on others. When you’re confident about what you’re saying or doing, you’ll come off as intelligent, successful, capable and even desirable. Confident people have no trouble attracting others.

Of course, even people who are regularly confident experience spells of low self-esteem or insecurity. The important thing to remember is that if you find yourself feeling unusually down, it’s doesn’t take much to give your confidence level a boost.

The following confidence builders can help you stay steady and self-assured:

1.Peel yourself away from the mirror. Yes, you should devote some time each day to your appearance, but once you’re ready, let that be the end of it. Most of us have difficulty staying away from mirrors when we encounter them in elevators or bathrooms, but the less time you spend agonizing over every detail of your appearance, the happier you’ll be.

2.Stand behind your decisions. Instead of humming and hawing over miniscule decisions or jumping back and forth trying to decide what to do, try making a decision and going with it. This doesn’t mean you should start behaving rashly, but people who are confident and self-assured tend to know what they want.

3.Work on your posture. Your mom probably told you when you were a kid to stop slouching and she was right. When you stand tall, with your shoulders back and your head held high, the impression you

4.Stop comparing yourself to others. Don’t worry about anyone other than yourself. Who cares if your best friend is getting engaged or your neighbor just got a promotion at work?Dwelling on what others have achieved isn’t going to help you feel good about yourself, nor is it going to help you get ahead.

5.Do things alone. It’s easy to feel sure of yourself when you’re out with a group of people or a boyfriend or girlfriend. But doing things alone can leave you feeling outside of your comfort zone. Try doing things alone every now and then to cultivate your sense of confidence.

6. Practice meditation. By making your mind Still, you can filter out defeating thoughts which can contribute to low self-esteem. Twenty minutes twice a day can have a profound effect on your confidence.

7.Exchange online social networking for face-to-face social networking. Do you spend hours clicking through photos of your “friends,” analyzing their outfits or who they’ve been clicked with? Instead of wasting your time online, why not get out and socialize yourself? Putting yourself out there and meeting new people can help you to feel more confident about yourself.

8.Make eye contact. Confident people aren’t afraid to make eye contact. When you’re talking to someone, practice staring that person straight in the eyes. You’ll give off the impression that you’re sure of yourself, confident, and intelligent.

9.Dress your best. If you feel good in whatever you’re wearing, you’re more likely to convey that message to others, too. Instead of going out in your old pair of sweat pants, put some effort into your appearance each time you leave the house. You’ll find that spending just a few minutes on your outfit will help you to step out with confidence.

10.Feel wealthy. Take the time to remind yourself of all you have. You may not be the richest, the most successful, the prettiest or the smartest but isn’t it better to just be yourself? When you appreciate the blessings you do have and stop being in a state of wanting, you don’t need to feel down about what you don’t have.

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How To Find Your Rampaging Invincibility And Overcome Your Fears

Have you often felt vulnerable, worried, fearful, lonely, sad, insufficient, unloved? Do you wonder if life could have turned out another way? Do you sometimes feel you may not have the strength to go another day?

It’s time to tap into your rampaging invincibility!!!

It’s time to awaken that roaring lion of power and might within.

It’s time to connect to your soul and seize the glory of life that is there before you.

If you need some help, Esther Hicks channeling Abraham might do the trick as she expresses a powerful message here in this clip.

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How To Dissolve FEAR From Your Life

I have something that I have to tell you. I recently experienced F.E.A.R. Yes, it’s true! Now for many of you of this may not seem that unusual. I mean everyone experiences fear at some point in their life right? But you see, I am a meditation teacher, and I’ve been practicing meditation twice a day for 17 years. What I teach is a technique that reduces F.E.A.R. And yet after all these years, I recently came down with a case of it. It wasn’t fun.
 

What is F.E.A.R.? Future Events Appearing Real. It is a removal from the present. It’s a mental projection into the future, into an imaginary event. So there I was, in sunny Fiji with my lovely family having a wonderful holiday. The fresh warm air rustling among palm trees, warm sun on my skin, the pacific ocean lapping at my toes, delicious food, lots of lightness and love. I was present; there was nothing but the now. Nothing but the sheer simplicity of being there, right there, in sunny peaceful Fiji. My world was bliss.

And then it happened. I was removed from the present and projected into the future. That’s when the F.E.A.R. arrived. You see it was triggered by three events in the space of about 2 hours all revolving around my future career prospects. To let you in on the situation there is some vulnerability about my day job, as many other people are experiencing in the world today. While I was in Fiji I received some phone calls and messages from friends that have had their world turned upside down as their careers and financial stability were removed from them. This triggered my mind to suddenly run rampant with all these imaginary scenarios and then wham! That was it; I was removed from the present and propelled into some un-real future!

What then happened? My entire holiday changed, well for a few hours anyway as I to grappled that mind of mine back from its very creative thinking process. I felt heavy, I felt scared, I felt withdrawn and low on energy. I lost that spark and fun playfulness with my family. I was no longer present and reveling in the deliciousness of what was all around me. This is the power of F.E.A.R. It has such a strong vortex that it will totally distort your present situation. How many times have you been lying in bed at night, all snug and cozy under the doona, your head on a soft pillow, your present moment totally safe, warm and nurturing, and yet you are off in some future event that totally removes you from the now? Your whole physiology shifts. You can’t sleep, your heart races, your skin crawls, you get hot, uncomfortable and you are deprived of sleep? Sound familiar?

Unless you are being attacked by a sabre tooth tiger or a marauding tribe, there is a good chance that your present moment, that is, what your senses have to offer you, is absolutely fine and beautiful. Most of our fear-filled scenarios never actually happen and yet we spend so much of our time in our mind projecting into the future.

So how did I deal with this F.E.A.R.? Firstly, meditation. This technique holds the key to being present. The simple repetition of your a mantra will quieten that busy mind and settle it back into the present. Secondly, outside of my meditation, I brought more attention to what my senses were detecting. What was I hearing right now? What was I seeing right now? What was I tasting right now? What was I smelling right now? What was I feeling right now? By bringing my attention to my senses it brought me back to the present. I went from these imaginary scenarios in the future that were totally unreal, back to Fiji, back to the paradise around me.

Aaah, the simplicity and lightness of right now. Out of the mind and in the senses, in the NOW. Free from F.E.A.R. I was in heaven again. Heaven on Earth.

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Bob Proctor On How To Break Free Of Fear

Did you know your subconscious mind cannot determined the difference between what you imagine and what is real. This opens us up to exciting possibilities however it also can create huge limitations in our life. Fear can hold us back from living a life of magnificence and yet most of the time we don’t even realise this is happening. We are programmed to live how we are living.

But it’s ok, you can break free of this and live fearlessly and dynamically. This clip from Bob Proctor will help you see life in a whole new dimension! If you want to alter your paradigm then check out this brief clip. If you are struggling to break free of fear and negativity and do need some support then come and join our Inner Sanctum membership. Here you will join our global tribe for monthly LIVE meditations and coaching with me. You will feel supported, inspired and nurtured after being part of this session. Find out more by clicking here.

 

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12 Quotes on Finding Light & Inner Peace

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I’ve spent nearly 20 years on this journey of finding inner peace. It began in a very dark space, searching for a glimmer of light and over time the light increased and shone brightly. In that search, I listened and was guided by the words of wise souls that had found the light. I took time to read and reflect on meaningful messages that were written by various inspiring gurus and authors who were using stillness to connect with themselves.

What’s interesting is that as I read through their writings, I noticed that all these great authors and gurus were citing a common theme on how they found light and peace – that one must seek for it within themselves and not through others. Would you agree?

From Buddha, Deepak Chopra, Marianne Williamson and more, these words had actually given me profound thoughts that has strengthen my mind, body and soul towards finding light and peace. And I hope it does the same for you!

1. “We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.”
― Dalai Lama XIV

2. “Silence is the great teacher and to learn its lessons you must pay attention to it. There is no substitute for the creative inspiration, knowledge, and stability that come from knowing how to contact your core of inner silence.”
― Deepak Chopra

3. “Let’s forgive the past and who we were then. Let’s embrace the present and who we’re capable of becoming. Let’s surrender the future and watch miracles unfold.”
― Marianne Williamson

4. “Your own Self-Realization is the greatest service you can render the world.” – Ramana Maharshi

5. “Having lots of money while not having inner peace is like dying of thirst while bathing in the ocean.”
― Paramahansa Yogananda

6. “If there is to be peace in the world, there must be peace in the nations. If there is to be peace in the nations, There must be peace in the cities. If there is to be peace in the cities, there must be peace between neighbors. If there is to be peace between neighbors, there must be peace in the home. If there is to be peace in the home, there must be peace in the heart.” – Lao Tzu

7. “You find peace not by rearranging the circumstances of your life, but by realizing who you are at the deepest level.”
― Eckhart Tolle

8. “Ultimately there is light and love and intelligence in this universe. And we are it, we carry that within us, it’s not just something out there, it is within us and this is what we are trying to re-connect with, our original light and love and intelligence, which is who we are, so do not get so distracted by all this other stuff, you know, really remember what we are here on this planet for.”
— Tenzin Palmo

9. “When you find peace within yourself, you become the kind of person who can live at peace with others.”
– Peace Pilgrim

10. “Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.”
– Buddha

11.“Looking for peace is like looking for a turtle with a mustache: you won’t be able to find it. But when your heart is ready, peace will come looking for you.”
– Ajahn Chah

12.“I learned that the interior of life was as rewarding as the exterior of life, and that my richest moments occurred when I was absolutely still.”
– Richard Bode

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How To Confront The Fear Of Ageing

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Do you have a fear of ageing? Well, you’re not alone. We live in a society that is completely and totally obsessed with beauty and youth. Everywhere we turn, we face airbrushed models and people trying to sell us products to help us feel or look younger.

Instead of welcoming the wisdom and sense of acceptance that comes naturally with age, we are taught to look for superficial “quick-fixes” to stop the ageing process in its tracks. Women are instructed to turn to methods such as Botox plastic surgery, crash diets, and wrinkle creams in order to appear younger than they really are. And men try to combat mid-life crises with fast sports cars and younger women. Although often these things don’t fool anybody, we cling to them for comfort, as if to prove to ourselves that our best years aren’t behind us.

It’s easy to get caught up in the idea that you should fight the ageing process as much as possible. Unfortunately, that kind of response is only going to hurt you the older you get. If you can’t change your outlook, you might even find yourself facing depression as you get older. Instead of looking on the ageing process as a misfortune, why not embrace the natural benefits of ageing? The following tips will be useful to you if you are trying to confront a fear of ageing.

Tip #1: Embrace love.
The older you get, the more you will desire to share your life with others. When it comes to a spouse or life partner, you will naturally start to value that relationship more with age, and to place more emphasis on that connection. As you move through life with that person and you encounter both good times and struggles, you should start to feel less attached to superficial things, such as the way you look. Instead, you’ll begin to feel more concerned about how you act, and you should begin to naturally feel less selfish. The sense of peace, value, and contentment that you get from your relationships with friends, loved ones, and family becomes more important.

Tip #2: Cultivate your sense of spirituality.
We’re all spiritual beings, but in our youth we often fail to acknowledge this aspect of our existence. With age comes experience and maturity, and a lot of the time a deeper desire to feel spiritually connected to God and to others. The ageing process is a hint that the body won’t last forever; eventually it will expire and the spirit will live on. It’s natural to want to seek refuge in spiritual activities such as prayer or meditation. If you would like to learn more about how Stillness-centered meditation can help you overcome a fear of ageing, simply click on the link below:

Tip #3: Give your time to others.
As you get older, you get a clearer picture of what is really important. When you pass away, you will leave behind all of your material possessions – so what is the use in focusing on obtaining those things. The satisfaction you will get will be short-lived. Instead, why not leave a lasting impression by serving others? There are more than enough ways to help people, animals, and the environment, and you will get satisfaction in the knowledge that you’re leaving behind a legacy.

Tip #4: Promote your own wellness.
Just as an old car needs maintenance more frequently than a new one, so will you as you get older. But it’s nothing to worry about – you simply need to make sure that you give yourself a little bit more attention. Taking the time to get back on track when it comes to healthy habits becomes more and more important as you age. You should focus on eating healthy, getting a moderate amount of exercise on a regular basis, and stimulating your mind to keep it sharp. If you want to learn more about health tips that can help you to overcome your fear of ageing, simply click on the link below:

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Overcoming a Fear of Confrontation

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Do you have a fear of confrontation? Would you like to learn how to overcome your fear? Would you like to find out how to address conflicts in a healthy way?

Life would be a piece of cake if we never had to fight with anyone, right? Wrong! Unfortunately, arguments, disagreements, and clashes of opinion are normal, and you should expect them to happen from time to time. Healthy confrontations can help you to resolve your problems and move forward with your life. Imagine you’re in a relationship with someone. You’ve been with that person for a year or two but you’ve stopped feeling as though you are growing; your relationship has become unfulfilling and it lacks passion. You wonder whether you are actually in love, or just comfortable. When you confront your partner honestly and openly, you will undoubtedly come to a conclusion – to stay together and try to fix the things that might be broken in the relationship, or to go your separate ways. In both cases you are taking a step forward that will bring about some sort of solution.

When someone is frustrating you at work you should behave in a similar way. Let that person know their behavior is bothering you, discuss reasons for the behavior and possible solutions, and try to move forward. If you go about it the right way, using confrontation to address your problems can be beneficial for everyone involved.

People who have a fear of confrontation aren’t able to assert themselves. The idea of discussing a problem you have with someone makes you uncomfortable, anxious, or avoidant. However, this inability to face problems and people that trouble you also has an impact on your life. You are susceptible to being undermined by people, going along with things you don’t want to do or don’t believe in, and having trouble standing up for yourself and your ideas. In the end, it is impossible to lead the life you would like to with a fear of confrontation.

However, you must keep in mind that somewhere along the line, you were conditioned to feel fear in response to confrontation. Perhaps speaking up got you into trouble as a child. Or perhaps you had a bad experience when you stood up for yourself. When these kinds of experiences accumulate, it can cause you to believe that confrontation is something to be feared. So how can you overcome that conditioning? When you practise Stillness, you can actually clear your mind of the worries, anxieties, and defeating thoughts that you have gathered over the years. You progress to a state of inner peace, where your mind expresses your ultimate reality. Practising Stillness is a healthy way to overcome a fear of confrontation on your own. All you have to do is take the time to find out more.

Tips for Confronting Others
Once you’ve gotten over your fear of confrontation, the next step is to find out how to actually confront other people in a healthy manner. Let’s face it: if you don’t learn how to correctly talk about your issues with other people, you might end up back at square one by approaching that person in an aggressive or combative manner. The following tips can help you when you’re actually trying to take up a concern you have with someone else:

  • Approach conflict like a riddle that you want to solve. When you discuss the issue with the other person, be sure to identify all of the stakeholders and how they are affected. Assert that you are trying to find a solution that works for everyone and ask that person what they would do in that particular situation.
  • Maintain a good rapport with people. If you are on good terms with everyone, you’ll be less likely to face problems when you bring up your grievances. If you are cooperative and agreeable most of the time, people will be more likely to take your problem seriously and cooperate with you to find a solution.
  • Watch your language. Use language that is constructive. Don’t attack the person – that will only make them defensive. Instead, describe the actions or situations that are contributing to the problem.

If you would you like to learn more about healthy conflict resolution and overcoming your fear of confrontation, take some time to understand how cultivating Stillness can help.

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