Emotional Wellbeing


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Mandy Kloppers

How To Improve Your Confidence In 3 Easy Steps

Unfortunately, there are so many things in modern society that threaten to pull your confidence down to rock bottom levels. The internet and even your average high street is plastered with pictures of photoshopped models and unrealistically expensive material goods that the average person could not afford, and these things are being conditioned as ‘goals’ for the masses to aim for. Accepting the fact that these things only cause upset and stress will allow you to break free from the clutches of society’s ideals and lead a more confident and fulfilling life, and following 3 tried and tested innovative steps will encourage you to develop the self assurance needed to grow and evolve into a more admirable individual every single day. If you want to find out a little more about how you can gain more confidence without having to revamp your whole look and spend thousands on designer goods, then read on to uncover some of the best tips and tricks that you can make the most of to start seeing positive changes in no time at all. 

Take Care Of Your Body 


It’s so important that you can steps to take extra care of your body, and fuel yourself with the most beneficial foods to ensure that you have the energy and nutrients you need to perform to your full capabilities every day. Eating processed junk and fast food can make you feel sluggish and slow, and cause you to begin gaining excessive amounts of weight that will no doubt drag your confidence down a peg or two. Deciding to revamp your diet and opt for vitamin and mineral rich dishes will encourage you to feel revitalised, and give you enough energy to face the day head on without any burn outs. Aim for at least 5 portions of fresh fruit and vegetables each day as they are nutritional powerhouses, and try to make it interesting for your palette by blending fruit with milk to make smoothies and roasting vegetables to get a richer taste. Complex carbohydrates are an essential part of any healthy diet, as they release energy slowly to make for a much more stable and balanced feel. 


Say No To Social Media 


Social media can be a breeding ground for negativity, as there’s so much opportunity for fake images and posts to circulate and become the ‘ideal’ goal for everyone to aim towards. People can be nasty in their comments, and it’s so easy to fall victim to unnecessary judgment or ridicule. As a result of all of these things, saying no to social media can give you a much needed break to gather your thoughts and build a stronger relationship with yourself. Your own thoughts and opinions of yourself are so much more valuable and important than those of users online, and often this fact gets lots in the whirlwind of smartphone obsession. Delete the applications from your device and just take some time to detox away from the negativity, as you will soon realise that most appearance related qualms you had are actually not important at all, and are simply a side effect of the uncomforting social media environment. 


Craft The Perfect Smile 


One of your most valuable features is your smile, as it can show just how happy and confident that you are in every situation. If you are not comfortable with your smile it can encourage you to always keep a straight face, and of course this will have a really negative effect on your self assurance and ability to truly express your emotions. Whether you need to seek dental implants to fill any gaps or invest in a high quality whitening toothpaste to remove stains, it’s so simple to fix any tooth related insecurities without having invasive procedures or washing money on aesthetic obsessed services. A simple lipstick upgrade can help you to have a little more confidence in the smile department too, as a bold statement colour can be a real showstopper. You should never be afraid to express your happiness, as every smile is unique and individual in its own special way, and this should be celebrated rather than commiserated. 


Improving your confidence has never been so simple when you are able to make the most of the 3 simple steps detailed above. Start off by treating your body with the utmost respect by consuming the healthiest foods possible, and say no to social media as it can be an extremely negative environment full of unachievable goals.

Mandy X

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