Day 6 (Part 1/2) - Cultivate Confidence for Stressful Events
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This episode is part 6/7 of a FREE seven-day course to help you:
Reduce Stress for Calm and Confidence.
Today's Focus: Cultivating Confidence for Stressful Events
Debunking the Myth of Innate Confidence
For many, confidence feels like an elusive trait, as if it's reserved for a fortunate few.
However, confidence isn't the result of a cosmic lottery.
While some individuals have an easier time managing uncertainty and emotions, confidence is a skill set you can develop.
Where Do You Currently Stand? A Quick Pulse Check
To gauge your current state of confidence, consider your immediate, gut-level reaction to these scenarios. Let's imagine they're coming right up ...
- An impending job interview for your dream position.
- A talk you're scheduled to give in front of a large audience.
- An upcoming exam is crucial for your career.
- A meeting with your boss about your work performance.
- A lunch date with someone you're interested in.
Typical reactions range from dread to excitement. The sensations you experience during both may be similar, but your interpretation sets the tone.
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