5 ways to develop self-belief and confidence: Psychologist shares tips

From developing a growth mindset to redefining failure, here are a few ways to develop self-confidence and self-trust.

Published on Jun 18, 2024 06:00 AM IST 6 Photos

Sometimes we may feel that we are running low on self-belief and confidence. This comes from having doubts on our own abilities. Self-doubt can have a significant impact on the way we look at ourselves. "Want to develop more self-belief and confidence in yourself? Here are some tips you may find helpful," wrote Psychologist Sam Frerer.(Unsplash)

Do hard things: Sometimes the body and mind need the assurance that we can push ourselves and do better. When we take up a hard task and finish it effectively. We start having more confidence in our abilities. (Unsplash)

Redefine failure: Instead of seeing failure as a demeaning situation, we should redefine failure as an opportunity of leaning. (Freepik)


Adopt a growth mindset: We should adopt the mindset that skills and abilities can be developed over a period of time, when we work on ourselves. (Designecologist)

Create a positive environment: We should remove ourselves from situations and people who constantly make us doubt ourselves. Instead, we should surround ourselves with people who bring out the best in us. (Unsplash)