Many people feel comfortable in some situations and uncomfortable in others. Do you feel good about yourself wherever you are and with whomever you come in contact? Or are there some situations where you wish you felt more confidence? If your answer to the latter is yes, you want to read ‘Why Build Self-Esteem,’ the first chapter of my book, Build Self-Esteem.
Are you aware of how living with greater awareness can change your life? In “Live Consciously,” the second chapter in Rise Up to Yourself: Greater Success Awaits, you learn what conscious living will mean to your life.
A person who has high self-esteem feels he or she has value. Thus, he feels worthy and deserving of the best life has to offer. Because he believes in his strengths and abilities, he sets goals based on them. Thus, he feels capable and confident. He trusts himself to reach his goals.
Assertiveness is a method of expressing your needs and wants. To do so is to stand a better chance of getting them met. It is standing up for yourself and choosing to take right action to reach your goals. People with high self-esteem and confidence find it easier to assert themselves. With assertiveness, you:
Self-reliance is knowing you can stand on your own two feet. It is listening to your inner guidance or nudges, etc., rather than to others. Or to external factors. When you are self-reliant, you believe you can do what you need to do to become successful and take care of yourself. Then self-reliance is an essential component for developing high self-esteem and confidence.
To develop self-reliance, you want to do the following: