Sometimes we don’t realise how fast time is going, but here we are, approaching the end of yet another year. Christmas is nearly upon us, the new year chimes will soon be echoing in our ears, and it will be time to start another twelve months with the best intentions. We all know that many resolutions can include an abundance of things. However, have you thought about how you can help yourself as you enter into the new year? Not all of us have the confidence to make incredible goals and have the belief that we can smash them. So here are some of the ways you can give yourself that confidence boost now to help you rock the next year ahead, whatever it has install for you.
Change your look
Let’s start with an obvious thing that you can do, and that is changing your overall look. You could do this in a few different ways. You can wear a bright colour or be bold with your wardrobe. You could change your hairstyle and be different. You could swap out your usual makeup routine and try a few different techniques. Don’t be afraid to change your look; it could be the quickest way to feel confident and fabulous.
Do something different
Maybe when it comes to your appearance, you want to do something a little different than the usual change of hair or makeup style. This could be something like getting a piercing. You may not have any right now, so you could start with your ears. Or if you do why not looking into a daith piercing, with many daith earrings online to choose from they can be a great addition to your look. You may even want to consider a piercing elsewhere. Doing something different with your look might include a change of hair colour, or also having cosmetic procedures. Do what you feel is right and don’t be afraid to be you.
Work on your mindset
There is no point changing lots of things if your mindset isn’t in the right place. You need to start thinking more positively and be happy with yourself. Confidence comes from within. It is a mindset, and you won’t believe how many people fake it before they feel it. Step out of your comfort zone and start to feel good about yourself. Life is too short.
A smile is a powerful thing, and so why don’t you do it more often? Smile at people in the street, smile at people you come into contact with. Just smiling more can change your outlook and your mood without you even thinking about it.
Show gratitude even for the littlest of things
Finally, show gratitude for them as much as you can. Getting a parking space, the rain stopping, the traffic lights being on green, your coffee being hot. Anything. The more you say thank you, subconsciously or out loud, the more things will start to slot into place. It’s all about what you attract, and so feeling grateful can help you to feel better and more confident in your life and the choices you make.
When I was younger I used to change my hair colour up all the time. That always boosted my confidence! 🙂
Sarah x || http://boxnip.co.uk
Such a great post with so many great points
Great tips – I always try and show gratitude every day x
There’s some really great tips here! x
My biggest issue is my mindset, so that’s first on my list!xx
These are such fantastic tips x
I’m definitely working on my mindset for the new year!
Love, Amie ❤
The Curvaceous Vegan
Some really good points to raise self confidence in general. I got new hair today and I feel like a whole different person! It’s crazy what a hair cut / colour can do for a person. Great post!
Carly xx // http://www.prettystyleofliving.wordpress.com
What a lovely post x
Smiling, thats the best advice, I always tell people smile because its infectious
oh this is amazing! great points! love the smiling one, forever smiling.
sarah xx || http://www.sarahjanelamb.co.uk
I love the work on your mindset point! x