Building Your Confidence: How To Stop Doubting Yourself And Your Future
January 15, 2021 | Daniel Dewitt
Self-doubt, while normal to feel, can sabotage your success and keep you from building your confidence.
You end up missing deadlines because you keep second-guessing yourself. You refuse opportunities because you already think, “I’m not qualified” or “I’m just going to fail.” You sell yourself short.
You never stand up for yourself, and allow other people to treat you badly or steal credit for your work. You’re afraid to say “no” or walk away from a bad situation because you secretly think you don’t deserve better.
Breakaway from this destructive thinking. Here’s how to stop doubting yourself and start building your confidence.
Turn your Inner Critic Into An Inner Teacher
Everyone makes mistakes or goes through feelings of insecurity, embarrassment, or fear of failure. But your inner critic – the voice that fills your head with doubt and despair – sees this as proof that you’re not good enough.
The key is to turn that critic into a mentor, who helps you learn from mistakes and motivates you when you feel down. Rephrase what it says positively and productively. “What can I learn from this experience? What did I do right and how did I improve from last time?”
Doubt Your Doubts
Your fears are usually exaggerated worst-case scenarios. They are not actually the truth. So when your doubts start creeping in, ask yourself: “What are the facts? What is the proof that the opposite is true?”
Then, write down those facts. Keep a list of affirmations – your skills, past successes, compliments you’ve received before, and so on. Or, ask someone you trust for their objective opinion or feedback.
Choose A Goal That’s Bigger Than Your Fear
Find a goal that is so important to you that it’s worth taking risks. Make a vision board that helps concrete the goal. Print out pictures, mottos, and other inspirational material. Make that dream feel and look as real as possible.
When you’re afraid, imagine your vision board and focus on that thought rather than the doubts.
Surround Yourself With Positive People And Thoughts
Find a “tribe” – people who support you and give you strength. It can be family and friends, or an online support group.
You can also read motivational books or biographies of people who have overcome challenges to become very successful in their field. Sign up for inspirational podcasts, or follow the social media of inspiring people.
Fill your day with positive messages and positive people.
Believe That Everything Will Be Okay
Instead of worrying about the future, remind yourself that you will be given the strength, wisdom, and solution for any challenge that comes your way.
Even the biggest and seemingly insurmountable problems have a solution. For example, if you face a sudden financial emergency, you can find help with an auto title loan in Arizona.
What Are Title Loans?
A title loan is a short-term loan that lets you use your vehicle’s title as collateral to borrow anywhere from $300 to $15,000. This can be used for emergencies such as medical bills, house or car repairs, unexpected but important travel, or other urgent expenses.
Do I Qualify For A If I Have Bad Credit?
With this kind of loan in Arizona, you do not have to have a good credit history – or any credit history, for that matter – to apply for the fast loan. All you need is a lien-free vehicle that is registered under your name. When we say “lien-free title,” we mean that it does not have any outstanding loans or judgments against it.
What Are The Benefits Of A Title Loan?
There are a lot of important benefits you get when you go for a quick vehicle title loan in Arizona. Those benefits are:
- Anyone can apply — even those who don’t have a high credit score or any kind of credit, to begin with.
- Minimal requirements and documents. In fact, all you have to bring is your driver’s license or state-issued ID, the vehicle title, and the vehicle for inspection.
- Fast application process. You can begin the application by applying online and then either request us to come to you or come to one of our many title loan locations in Arizona.
- You can get the money on the same day the loan is approved if you come into our store. In fact, the process can take all of 30 minutes.
- You can keep using your vehicle during the duration of the loan as long as you stick to the repayment schedule.
How Can I Get Online Title Loans?
We are a trusted and credible lender with locations all around Arizona. You can visit our website to start the online form and to find the nearest location. Once the form is finished, just follow these steps:
- Our loan representative from the nearest Arizona location will call you. They will explain the loan process, and set an appointment with you for the vehicle inspection. You can go to the store or agree on a location that is more convenient for you.
- On the day of the inspection, bring your driver’s license or state-issued ID, your vehicle title, and your vehicle. The rep will look over your title and ID, and quickly inspect your vehicle. The loan representative will then assess everything and determine the loan amount that you qualify for.
- The representative will also determine if you qualify for approval. If you do qualify, you will receive the amount either the same day or the next bank business day.
Sometimes we all need to readjust to start building back our confidence in life. If you feel you’re your confidence could use some tweaking, check out these tips.