It’s time for another confidence quick tip! These are my simple, and easy to implement little tips that I will continue to share with you throughout this 30 Day Challenge. I encourage you to give each of them a try as soon as I share them. Try to implement them for a few days to see how you feel about it. If it’s helping, keep doing it. If it doesn’t work for you then there are plenty of other tips and ideas coming up. The goal is to have tools by the end of this challenge that will help you continue with the new courage and self-confidence habits you’re building this month.
My tip for you today is to keep a journal. There are a couple of good reasons why you should start writing in a journal and how it can help you.
The first is that it increases awareness and mindfulness. Sitting down to record what you’ve done and how you feel in a journal makes you stop and think about your day. Putting what has happened into words gives you time for reflection and a deeper understanding of everything going on. Journaling can help you work through issues and problems in your life or business, and come up with new solutions – or a better understanding of them. It’s much easier to be confident and even courageous when we understand what’s happening.
Having a journal also gives you a record of what you’ve accomplished. If you’re feeling down and could use a self-confidence boost, grab your journal and start going through it. It’s so easy to forget all those small wins as time goes passes. Keeping a journal where you record everything that’s positive to you is a great resource to have when you need to increase your confidence in yourself and what you can do.
How you keep your journal is up to you. Some people prefer to write in a notebook with a favorite pen of theirs, while others are much more comfortable typing on their computer. Find a medium that’s comfortable for you and get in the habit of journaling daily. The format is up to you as well. Journal entries don’t have to be long, or take a lot of time to write. You can use the bulleted format where you write a few bullets (or lines) that will serve as a memory jogger for what happened that day. Or you can sit down and write long entries if that’s something you enjoy and if it’s something you find helpful. The most important part is that you start and figure out what type of journaling is right for you. Then make it a daily habit so you have it as a resource to build your courage and increase your self-confidence.
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