Confidence Through Neuro-Linguistic Programming and Self Hypnosis

successful in what they attempt. They are also more likely to accept and learn from their errors.

By contrast, a lack of confidence can prevent you from believing your actions or decisions will in the end work out the way you had expected. It can hence prevent the development of decision-making skills, planning and management strength all of which are basic and sought-after things in the business world of
today. The pre-occupation with how others will judge your work might also cause you to become overly self-critical, which is something that can distract you from jobs you would otherwise be fully able to do.

Low self confidence will also have an impact your social life, because individuals with low self confidence are more likely to remain in their “comfort zone” and dread the risk of being rejected. This is called social phobia and is usually associated with low self confidence, as well as other psychological diseases such as depression. People with low self confidence are scared of the judgment of others and will avoid meeting new people, which can in turn lead to isolation and even less self confidence. Low self confidence is a vicious cycle that’s hard to break.

To the contrary, because they believe in their own abilities, self-confident individuals are able to do what they feel is appropriate and don’t expect the approval of others. They are also able to trigger confidence: your customers, employees, boss, relatives or friends are more likely to believe in you or in the things you are saying when you look self-confident.

Different experiences can contribute to low self confidence. New research proves that parenting style has a critical impact on the development of a child’s self confidence. Corporal and mental abuses during childhood are for instance the most damaging to a person’s self confidence, as well as divorce or family conflicts. Overprotective parents can also contribute to a child’s social phobia and hamper the independence mandatory to develop self confidence. Successes and failures, for instance at school or in one’s professional life, also play a decisive role: failing a class or losing a job are some of the numerous experiences that will have a negative impact your self confidenc