A little less doubt, a little more action? If that is what you’re looking for in yourself, you should work on your confidence. This text will provide you with science-based tips on how to get there.
In our last article, we tried to better understand what confidence is. We found that, from a psychological point of view, it has two main aspects. These are:
- Self-esteem is the worth people see in themselves. Science has found that it is very clearly linked to happiness and slightly correlates with job performance. However, there is no proof yet that self-esteem causes happiness and job performance.
- Self-efficacy is the belief that you’re able to reach certain goals. Research shows that more self-efficacy lets people set and reach higher goals and perform better in different areas of their life.
Now, it is time to tackle the essential: How can you get more confidence?