Making decisions is hard. So is sticking by them and doing what’s best for ourselves. These things shouldn’t be difficult, but for many of us they are, and they can lead us to second guess ourselves.
More often than not, when self-doubt comes a-knocking, we answer as quickly as possible and accept whatever is being handed to us from the other side of the door. So how do we get out of the cycle of self-doubt? We can’t eradicate it completely, but we do have the power to respond in confidence when it arises.
Whether it’s getting to know ourselves better and figuring out what triggers self-doubt, to practicing self-compassion, there are little things we can do that make a big difference. And when it comes to ignoring the critical voices of others, we could all use a bit more practice.
The key is to get to a place where we no longer put all our trust in the opinions of others and instead we make decisions that make us happy. This infographic has smart tips to help you overcome that pesky self-doubt once and for all. For even more tips, read about how to look more confident even when you're not feeling self-assured.