Introducing the Experts (02:31)
Davina LLoyd, Sharon Langford, Nigel Palmer, Tania Prince, Michael Maynard, Jo Ward, James Leeper and Bernard Pearce introduce themselves, highlighting their credentials and achievements.
1 - Introduction: What is Confidence (01:43)
Experts discuss dimensions of confidence and common misconceptions about who has confidence and how confidence is gained.
2 - The Media: Negative Programming? (02:49)
Experts address the way media influences us without our awareness, making us feel helpless, inadequate and even fearful. Follow the exercise presented here to lessen media's effect on you.
3 - Negative Friends: Time to Let Go (02:39)
Assess friendships to determine who is adding to your life and who is a "drain." Consider the energy you radiate and what kind of person this draws to you. Follow the exercise presented here to bring positive people into your life.
4 - Meeting New People: A New Start (01:47)
Experts offer techniques to make meeting people less stressful. Follow the exercise presented here to lessen anxiety by putting the focus on the other person.
5 - Self Talk: Self Sabotage? (04:46)
The voice in our heads is a constant influencing force. Experts offer techniques to overcome negative self-talk. Follow the exercise presented here to gain insight into your own negative self-talk.
6 - Affirmations: Positive Programming (03:21)
Experts offer techniques to train the voice in your head to work for, instead of against, you. Follow the exercise presented here to remind yourself of your positive traits.
7 - Body Language: Are You Undermining Yourself (02:25)
What message does your body send to the world? Experts offer simple ways to shift the body that can make a real impact. Follow the exercise presented here to learn how your body language affects your life.
8 - Victim Mentality: Woe is Me? (02:24)
Experts describe the ways we become "victims" and how we can shed that identity. Follow the exercise presented here to claim a "victory" mentality.
9 - Setbacks: Can They Be Good for You? (01:36)
Experts know that disaster strikes everyone, but that something positive can come from any "failure," if we take time to analyze the event and learn from it Follow the exercise presented here to practice changing your response to setbacks.
10 - Gratitude: Why Give Thanks (01:38)
Gratitude serves multiple purposes; it improves our mental state and attracts good things to our lives. Follow the exercise presented here to open yourself up to new opportunities through the practice of gratitude.
11 - Compliments: Time to Focus on Others (02:17)
Self-esteem can be enhanced by giving to others in a heartfelt way. Follow the exercise presented here to develop a habit of behaving positively toward others.
12 - Random Acts of Kindness: Magical Moments? (03:04)
Whether we ever receive credit or not, acts performed with a generous heart make us feel better. The exercise presented here is an opportunity to help others anonymously.
13 - Goals: Aiming High (01:39)
When you know where you want to go, you can make the decisions that will get you there. Follow the exercise presented here to practice goal setting.
14 - Taking Action: Procrastinating (02:18)
Empowerment comes with each step we take toward our goals. Let fear support--not inhibit--action. Follow the exercise presented here to help you get started moving toward your goals.
15 - Feel the Fear! Time for a Ride? (02:49)
Confident people feel fear, but they keep going in the direction of what they want. Follow the exercise presented here to help move you beyond your current comfort zone.
16 - Having a Purpose: Time to Focus? (02:11)
Explore/investigate your interests/passions; find work that you love! Follow the exercise presented here to get you moving toward your purpose.
17 - Visualization: Imagining Success? (04:23)
Experts report that our negative visions support negative results. Follow the exercise presented here to visualize yourself confidently stepping into your desired future.
18 - Role Models: Guiding Lights? (03:38)
Learn how to use role models to consider the best way to respond in the moment and also to take on the qualities you admire for yourself. The exercise presented here will get you started right away!
19 - Body & Mind: Energy Deficient? (03:31)
Experts remind us of how the way we care for our bodies and minds affect our success. Follow the exercise presented here to improve well-being through nutrition.
20 - Self Improvement: Want Inspiration? (03:42)
Experts encourage us to look to others for support in achieving our goals. Follow the exercise presented here to expose yourself to external resources.
21 - Celebrating Success: Time for a Reward? (02:25)
Celebrating our achievements boosts our confidence. Experts offer tips that help keep our successes at the front of our minds. Follow the exercise presented here to track your achievements.
22 - Last Thoughts: And Finally? (02:01)
Davina LLoyd, Sharon Langford, Nigel Palmer, Tania Prince, Michael Maynard, Jo Ward, James Leeper and Bernard Pearce offer inspirational closing comments on how to become more confident.
Credits: Boost Your Confidence (01:45)
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