Some self-doubt is normal. Many people may question their abilities different situations. Yet, If self-doubt affects daily function and hurt performance at work or school, a guidance should be searched for.
Here are 10 ways to overcome self doubt:
First, In general, self-doubt is associated with:
- Procrastination or lack of motivation
- Emotional instability
- Low self-esteem
- Low self-confidence.
- Difficulty making decisions
- Feeling as if one has little control over one’s life
And to the tips:
1. Stop “doubt-thoughts” at start.
Be quick. When thoughts start to come up stop them.
2. Compare to past.
Ask yourself: How many times, when I doubted myself, did the negative happen?
3. Talk to someone about it.
By just talking about your thoughts with others you can notice how exaggerated these thoughts have become.
4. Write a journal.
By doing so you will keep accurate record and clarify things for your self.
5. People don’t Pay attention about what you do.
Worrying about what others may think or say?
Remind yourself that people are way to busy with themselves and their Worries.
6. Boost yourself with Optimism.
Listen to the one’s with good vibes – Comediennes and Inspirational people.
7. Failures are lessons.
Failing is part of any process, Use those as lessons.
8. Skills, Skills, Skills.
Sharpen your skills. Practice, Get experience, Acquire the knowledge you need. As better as you’ll get – the confident, competent and relaxed you’ll be.
9. Don’t get angry at yourself.
Move forward, forgive yourself & try again.
10. Small steps.
Plan your journey in small steps. conquer.
Good read – One of the latest best sellers in this subject:
You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life – by Jen Sincero.