Issues That Can Affect Your Self Confidence And The Best Solutions

Issues That Can Affect Your Self Confidence And The Best Solutions

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Our self confidence is a big part of our health. If we don’t have confidence in ourselves it can lead to serious mental health issues. We can become depressed, detached from society and overwhelmed by anxiety. Most of our self-confidence is commonly based on the way we look. Some people struggle with whether they are clever enough or if they can say the right thing. But for most people, it all comes back to appearances. However, there are easy ways we can improve our appearance and get our self-confidence back.

  1. Improve Your Smile


When you think about confidence, you might immediately think about a smile. A good smile can make people believe you are self-assured, even if you still feel nervous. A healthy smile is attached to certain physical traits. Your teeth should be white and straight. Your gums should be a light pink and you should have just a tiny overbite. Now, you may have realised that most of these problems can not be fixed by you. But, they are easily solved. If you have bad teeth, we suggest you start by whitening them. You can do this yourself with a home whitening technique. You should mix lemon juice and baking powder together to make a paste. Spread it over your teeth each morning for one minute and you will see a positive effect. For other issues, you will need the expertise of a cosmetic dentist. Their solution will be simple and those around you will not be able to tell you have had treatment.


2) Tone Your Body

Exercise may help your body but it also helps your mind, and it will improve your confidence level. We know that being fit and energetic is attractive, so if we want to appear attractive, we have to get fit. But, getting fit isn’t as difficult as you have probably heard. All it takes is some willpower and a good routine. You can begin gradually with a few exercises during the day. If you are looking for a particular exercise, you might like to try yoga. This strengthens the body and the mind. It is often thought of as a cross between meditation and exercise. It will have wonderful, noticeable effect on your body in just a few months.

3) Cognitive Therapy

Of course, for some people exercise and cosmetic changes are not going to be enough to improve their self-confidence. For some, the problem will lie deeper and will need more extensive treatment. A decline in confidence is often caused by an experience someone suffers early in life. A person may believe they have dealt with this trauma, but it has been slowly tearing them down psychologically. The best way to treat this is with cognitive therapy. A therapist will help you find the cause of your negative feelings so that you can tackle it head on. Only by facing your issue, will you regain the strength to have confidence in yourself.

We hope you have found this advice useful. Remember, the first step to regaining confidence is accepting who you are and leaving those who cannot behind.  

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Naomi Isted
Editor in Chief, Naomi Isted is known as The Ultimate Lifestylist to her readers and viewers. She is a TV Presenter and Columnist. Ranked in the Top 100 LFW Social Media Influencers AW14 & SS15, Brand Ambassador for Pears Soap UK. Her Celebrity beauty TV Series currently airs to 27million homes on Physique TV in UAE, previously on Wedding TV in the UK. She brings fashion and beauty advice to her readers and viewers on a daily basis. She is Fashion and Beauty Columnist for Herald Scotland and has a Fashion and Beauty Bridal Blog for HELLO. She can usually be found attending celebrity fashion and beauty events in and around London and sharing the latest fashion and beauty trends with her readers.

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