The word confidence comes from the LATIN word “FIDERE” which means TRUST. It means having trust and having self-confidence in yourself. It also has the common meaning of certainty of handling something such as work, family, social events, or relationships. The synonym and antonym of the word confidence is confident and confidant. Confidence can also be known as full trust, belief in the powers, trustworthiness, veracity, firmly trusting, self-reliance, assurance, certitude, presumption and impudence. There is a saying on the word confidence is as “It is better to trust in the lord than to put your confidence in to a man”.
QUOTES TO BOOST UP YOUR CONFIDENCE:-
- If I can’t do great things, I can do small things in a great way.
- Success doesn’t mean how much you have climbed but how much you make positive difference in to the world.
- It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.
- Believe in your infinite potential. Your only limitations are those you setup on yourself.
- Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavour.
Poise, Morale, Courage, Determination, Tenacity, Spirit, Resoluteness, Heart, Nerve, Dash, Sureness, Grit, Spunk.
Confidence is believing in yourself. It defines a person. It is a quality which shows people that you know what you are doing. To live a happy life you need to be confident. If you have no confidence you are twice defeated in your life. In order to communicate with the people a person’s attire is one of the secret to confidence. You should believe in yourself to own the world. It gives you freedom and a little bit of hope to achieve. Due to a lack of self-confidence people face a depressed life. Every single person should built self-esteem in their day to day life. It cannot be taught, it is up to you how strongly you can make up your mind. First, you should believe in yourself to make others to believe in you. The level of confidence can be achieved by a person’s dressing. Our attire will represent our personality when we are facing people. Personality can be defined as a combination of characteristics or qualities that form on individual distractive character.
Some people fake their self-confidence which shows that they are over-confident. This gives two ways, negativity to the people who take false confidence overboard and positivity to the people who take false confidence to build their self-confidence. Sometimes faking self-confidence can also lead you to positivity. There is a saying on false confidence as “Fake it till you make it”.
Confidence can make you do big things in your life which you never believed you could do. Motivation brings success to you in two ways – skill and will. Even a skilled and motivated person can’t get success if he has a lack of confidence in himself. Skill, Will and confidence, three are needed to make action unfold. We can say doubt is the opposite word of success. It’s easy to lose confidence but gaining is hard. If you believe you haven’t achieved anything, try until you succeed. Confident person is optimistic. He does what he believes is right, even if it is unpopular. A confident person admits their mistakes and learns from them.
There is a famous short story of self-confidence:- There was a man who lost his business and became bankrupt … He was in a huge problem sitting in a bench of a park and thinking of various solutions for his problems, later met with a old man who offered him a check with a big amount. The man thought he will use the check in the troubled situations but without using the check, only by believing that he has enough money for the bad times he solves all his problems. After 1 year he comes to know that the old man who offered him a huge amount of check was mentally- ill and the check was also a false check. Later he realizes that only by believing that he has check in his pocket for the bad times without knowing it was a false one he solved all his business was nothing but self-confidence.
Confidence is invisible but it doesn’t mean we don’t have it. Confidence is in a man like a super power without which no one can succeed to higher positions. To get success each person should have competence and confident. To achieve something person should have outcome, monitoring results through feedback. Vary our behaviour to get our outcome.
We have to set SMART outcomes, means
- S – Specific
- M – Measurable
- A – Achievable
- R – Realistic
- T – Timed
Confidence makes you unique amongst all. If we pay a very keen attention we can notice that the people who have self-confidence become more successful people in the world. They are the most calm people, they habituate to themselves to handle the things easily all by themselves when compared to other people. Most of the people generally are very anxious and very excited people but very few people in the world can handle their emotions according to themselves. They can control their feelings and keep their minds in senses and act accordingly to the situation. People of these kind can master in every part or every step of their life. According to me every single person should habituate to control their emotions and keep their minds so calm in every bad situation to master in life and to walk on the way of success.
Confidence can’t be measured or observed. However it stands on the four pillars – hope, efficacy, optimism and resilience. Core confidence impacts on a person hope and brings him to be planned and prepared for how to do the things in his favour which makes him to believe that he can complete the work and which gives a positive outlook to him and also gives the beliefs that he can come over any kind of obstacles. If a person has a lack of core confidence then he can’t bring any new positive changes but if one person have high core confidence the he can achieve high performance goals.
LACK OF CONFIDENCE
Due to lack of confidence, people usually don’t trust or belief in themselves that they can handle the work or they can do what they want to do. Even with the skills and motivation, without confidence, one can’t do anything. They Can’t even achieve their goals.
THE ORIGIN OF BEING CONFIDENCE
“The trouble is, if you don’t risk anything, you risk even more” – Erica Jong.
“Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do”. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.
“Love is the great miracle cure. Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives”. – Louise L.Hay.
Students in school are of different types. The students who perform well will increase their confidence which encourages them to do more, well and successfully complete their tasks. And the students who can’t do well will increase lack of confidence in themselves which leads to depression in one way. Most of the students who lacks in their performance copy the students who does perform very well but copying other students leads to negativity. Teachers can impact highly on the students by their behaviour.
MEN VERSES WOMEN
According to “Barber and odean”, when compared to women, Men invest 62% more in stock market. Usually women’s comes out more with the lack of confidence. When compare to males, women generally give up the most but also women reacts to negativity less compare to males. Women can lead the better but can’t take risks as well as the men can do it. But in today’s world, women are trying hard in every field to do better as men.
Confidence is a first step in every way of life. This leads to success, so every single person should build their confidence within them. And boost themselves to do things on their own, which makes them independent and which can also be said as a power, which I think everyone should have.