10 Ways to Boost Your Confidence

Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human spirit.E.E. Cummings

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Self Confidence. Something we all struggle with to some degree. I too do feel insecure, start doubting myself a lot of the times. It's perfectly normal. It's hard not to compare yourself to others, especially in this day and age where social platforms such a Facebook and Instagram exist. The problem begins when you always feel like shit, have absolutely no control of it and it always stops you from doing things, achieving your goals. As a blogger and a model, it's something I deal with every day. Yes, some days I feel worthless and crap but a lot of the times I feel like a living goddess. So how do I boost my confidence? Here are a few tips that have helped me:

  1. Admire yourself. Find at least one great thing about you. It doesn't make you cocky. Acknowledging your best traits actually instantly lift your mood. 
  2. Take compliments. I am the worst at this but do manage to say " Thank you" after a lot of awkwardness. Stop deflecting praise about your appearance. You can even keep a compliment journal and read it each morning.
  3. Dres nicely and generally take care of your appearance. It may sound shallow but the truth is it will make a huge difference in your self-image and self-confidence.
  4. Be careful who you surround yourself with. People we spend time with often have a profound effect on our behaviors and attitudes,including how we perceive our appearance. Be around people who are confident with themselves and you'll end up following suit.
  5. Think positive. Block those negative thoughts.
  6. Set small goals and achieve them. 
  7. Stand tall. Bad posture is unattractive. You'll feel better about yourself and those around you will notice.
  8. Exercise. Obviously.
  9. Turn on happy music. If you ever run into me in the streets, you'll always find me listening to something on my iPod. An upbeat melody simply makes me feel more powerful. " Who run the world, girls, who run this mutha!" After listening to some Bey, I'm ready to take over the world.
  10. Be freakin' grateful! Gratitude reminds us what the important stuff are.

 

Fake it till you make it 😉

And to my related ootd. You guys know that I'm obsessed with slip dresses. They're so effortless and something about them is so luxurious, sensual, feminine. I always feel like a goddess wearing them. I layered it with my fav studded jacket to make it more badass.

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  • Rina Doria

    I love all your tips on how to be confident. I used to have the worse posture and once I started making a conscious effort to stand tall, I felt it too. Happy music always puts me in a good mood too, especially anything Beyonce! You’re rocking that slip dress and I love that it’s velvet. I recently ordered something very similar!

    xoxo Rina
    http://www.andshedressed.com

  • Great tips! I always try to be positive and listen to my happy or I slay music all day long. Nice outfit!
    http://www.comfycozyup.com

  • Pardon My Obsession

    That dress is sooo gorgeous on you !

    http://www.pardonmyobsession.com/

  • Love this slip dress! The color is stunning and I adore the jacket and platforms with it. Great tips here!

    http://www.kathrineeldridge.com

  • This is the most amazing look I’ve ever seen!! You look stunning!
    xoxo
    https://www.donkeycool.es/

  • my fav outfit of yours! ♥

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  • eli dou

    Love it!! Actually, “fake till you make it” is my locked phone screen. I think it’s so important to force yourself to believe it until you really believe it.
    Beautiful pictures, btw.
    xx

    Eli

    http://www.acurlystyle.blogspot.com

  • Besugarandspice

    You look amazing!Love the dress!!Kisses!!

  • Adele Miner

    I love this post, I definitely needed to read it. You look so stunning too, that dress was made for you! x

    adelelydia.blogspot.com

  • Deffinatlyshaz

    I think self confidence is such a big issue especially amongst women. I love how you presented ways to be confident. You look lovely in that dress.

    http://deffinatlyshaz.co.zw/

  • Priscilla Eliodoro

    This is such a inspiration post and you look great! 🙂
    http://hairandvibes.blogspot.com

  • Such a lovely and helpful post! Thank you for sharing this <3

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  • That slip dress is gorgeous babe..that color looks amazing on you!! Thanks for sharing your tips as well 🙂 Admiring yourself and thinking positive is so important to me 🙂

    XO, Jessi
    http://www.mywhitet.com/ootd-recap/

  • You look stunning as always! And loved the tips, especially the exercise one… I need to get on that now that I am not sick and pregnant!!

    Rachael | http://rachaelburgess.com

  • Dressing nicely is what works better for me. You look great wearing that dress!! Have a nice day!

  • Carina Ž

    Wow, you look stunning! Such a great post!

    http://carinazz.blogspot.com.ee/

  • EdyeNicolesMakeup

    Upbeat music makes me feel more confident too! 🙂

    Blessings,
    Edye | gracefulcoffee.wordpress.com

  • Naelle Paris
  • Nikoletta Jonkisz

    This is a great look and advice is very helpful 🙂

    http://nikoleannj.blogspot.co.uk/

  • Mary Ryabich

    OMG! gorgeous dress!
    mary2be.blogspot.com

  • Just LOVE your stylings dear! Thank you for your comments on my blog! <3 So true, from time to time everyone needs a little confidence booster and your tips are great! Gratitude is always a must 🙂

    Much love,

    Fa

    Personal Style Blog FATIMAYARIE.COM

  • Anna Parkes

    Great advice Rachel. Accepting compliments is always a difficult one for me too. Daily exercise really does help to boost self confidence – I feel less of a fake if I’ve started my day splashing about in the cold Atlantic ocean. And graditute helps to keep me grounded. You look beautiful as ever in this slip dress and the jacket is a masterstroke.
    Anna
    http://www.annasislandstyle.com

  • Such a nice post!!!! I think it could help so many people out there. By the way, I´m so in love with your biker jacket!!!!

    XO

    Daria

    http://www.dbkstylez.com

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