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Alternative Self Confidence Techniques
« on: 21 October, 2008, 10:34:51 PM »
By Lyta Humpfris

What exactly is self confidence, and can you actually improve it? The dictionary definition is quite simple: "a feeling of trust in one's abilities, qualities, and judgment." A positive sense of self confidence is more than just believing in you. Using self confidence techniques means that you will be able to gain respect for yourself and your abilities that allows you to take risks in life and put one foot in front of the other daily. You can build the number of self confidence techniques you can use with hypnotherapy, and by reading self improvement articles and books.

Where Does Self Confidence Fit in Our Lives?

For many, self confidence and self esteem are troublesome adversaries that people feel the need to overcome. Maybe you are one of them. You may wake up everyday convinced that you are going to fail. You may think about your last big test that you didn't do as well on as you would have liked. Alternatively, you may think of the time you broke the copier at work or other perhaps seemingly trivial events. Many of us base our current state of self esteem on how we performed in the past. The problem with that though is that we tend to focus on what we have done badly in the past, not what we have done well.

However, a lack of self confidence can do more harm than just draining you of your can-do attitude. With low self esteem, you may find yourself giving in to bad habits. You may have trouble losing weight, and you may build phobias around your life and much more. Thus, changing your level of self confidence by applying new techniques will help you in all of the aspects of your life.

What Self Confidence Techniques Can You Apply?

So how do you fix it for yourself? How do you re-build your self confidence to a level that makes you wake up everyday ready to tackle the world? There are many techniques including counseling, self-help books etc. A better, newer and more successful way though is using self confidence techniques that use hypnotherapy. As the name suggests, hypnotherapy uses hypnosis as a therapeutic tool to help you refresh and re-work the attitudes you have about yourself. The goal is to rid your mind of the bad, negative thoughts that you have about your abilities, and thoughts that have been constructed from the negative.

What Is Hypnosis?

Hypnosis is a state of being for a person. It involves a constricted focus and a state of deep relaxation. The focus occurs with the ideas presented by the hypnotist. The goal is to change the state of consciousness so that the left-hand methodical side of the brain is tamed while the creative right-side is brought forward. The goal is to draw out the subconscious to a place where deep rooted behavior can be changed. So that means you will be empowered to apply self confidence techniques and improve your own self esteem. It's actually an easy and very successful process.