Girls, every single one of you is fabulous. But you know who needs to realise you’re fabulous? YOU! Not your friends, not your man, not a stranger in a club—you. Being confident and happy within yourself is the most important skill that you can possess. You have to back yourself, honey—it’s a game changer.
Having said this, self-worth isn’t something that comes naturally to all people. As humans, especially girls, we often drag ourselves down, compare ourselves to others, and struggle to see how absolutely bloody amazing we are. Here are 10 ways to boost your self-confidence and make you feel fantastic. Listen up, follow the steps, and know your worth, girl!
Here are 10 ways to boost your self-confidence and make you feel fantastic. Listen up, follow the steps, and know your worth, girl!
Make An Effort With Your Appearance
This may seem a little strange at first, but so often when we’re feeling a little less glamorous, we tend to neglect our appearance and try to hide ourselves away. In order to boost your self-confidence, you need to do the exact opposite!
Wear something that makes you feel great, allow some extra time to do your hair and make sure your makeup is on point. When you feel like you look good, you boost your confidence. Treat every day like a special day and see how much better you’ll feel!
Treat every day like a special day and see how much better you’ll feel!
Regardless of your level of fitness, getting in some regular fitness is key to boosting your self-confidence. Exercise releases endorphins which make you feel good, it helps to combat stress and of course boosts your fitness and energy levels.
Whether you head for a power walk, go for a relaxing swim, or take a high-intensity cardio class, make sure you get some regular exercise into your schedule to clear your head and make you feel amazing.
Get Your Hair Done
If there’s one thing that’s guaranteed to make a girl feel fabulous—it’s getting her hair done. Any money spent on boosting your self-confidence is money well-spent, so make sure you book in a little TLC for your luscious locks.
Whether that’s a cheeky blow dry before a night out with the girls or a complete hair makeover, pencil some hair love into your schedule and make sure you always feel your best.
Take Time to Relax
Being a girl boss is damn hard work—and taking time out is just as important as putting those hours in. As the saying goes, work hard play hard—and playing is the best part, right?
Be sure you allow yourself plenty of time to relax and enjoy yourself away from the stress of day-to-day life. Whether that’s some retail therapy or a holiday, don’t forget to give yourself a break.
It might sound silly at first but meditation is an absolutely incredible tool for self-healing and self-confidence. You can start by putting an alarm on your phone for 10 minutes time, putting your phone far away, and relaxing with nothing but your thoughts. Run through your day, pick out the highlights and the good points. Reflection and
Reflection and acknowledgment is a phenomenal way of boosting your self-confidence. Alternatively, there are a host of incredible meditation apps which will help you find the right headspace.
Give yourself 10 minutes before bed to properly unwind and you’ll be amazed how much more confident and refreshed you feel the next morning.
Regularly Schedule ‘Me Time’
Implementing some ‘me time’ into your busy life schedule is so super important to make you feel sassy and confident. Me time is exactly as it says on the tin—time to do you.
You need to do whatever it is that makes you truly happy, and do it regularly. If that’s a bath full of expensive bubble bath with candles and a glass of wine then great. If that’s something as simple as watching your favourite TV show in peace—great.
Whatever it is that makes you tick, get it girl.
Take A Selfie
If you’re feeling yourself and think you’re having a great hair day or a flawless winged eyeliner day, then take a selfie!
Document the time you looked damn hot and don’t be afraid to share it. Compliments from your friends on your picture will make you feel amazing, but keeping your amazing selfie will be a great little self-confidence booster when you need it.
If you’re having a crappy day, you can look back in your gallery and remember that time you looked absolutely shit hot—what could be better than that? Get that lighting and get that selfie, honey!
Spend Time With Your Friends
The best medicine for feeling blue is spending time with your friends. There’s nothing like a good girlfriend to boost your self-confidence and tell you what you need to hear. Make time for that catch up coffee. Schedule a girly sleepover. Arrange a night out on the tiles.
Do whatever you’ve got to do to surround yourself with the people who mean the most and the ones that make you feel amazing.
There’s nothing like a little treat to make you feel confident in yourself and truly boost your mood.
If you’ve been eyeing up a new handbag, then save your pennies and treat yourself. If a new lipstick is going to cheer you up, then girl, you’d better get it. Something as simple as making sure your favourite cereal is in the cupboard can boost your mood endlessly, and when you feel happy, you feel confident.
Own Your Best Bits
Take the time to think about what your best features are—and own them. Do you have a great ass? Are your eyelashes amazing? Do you have a flawless bone structure? Do you have beautiful lips? Really look at yourself in the mirror and pick out all the bits you love about yourself. Remember them, repeat them, and tell yourself every damn day.
Follow these 10 tips and we guarantee you’ll be feeling super sassy in no time. Don’t forget—you are absolutely one of a kind, and you’re beautiful, too! Regardless of what you look like, what dress size you wear or what job you’re in, you’re the best person in the world at being you. Own it, girl!
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