A lack of confidence is very painful when trying to make our way through social situations. It can be debilitating and can prevent us from taking the healthy risks that move us toward our goals. Learning the skills to help you recognize your strengths and your inner value can begin to make a big difference in how you feel about yourself and your ability to achieve greater things!
Learning how to say "No."
Are you someone who is always helping others but finds that the favor is not often returned? Do you feel a lot of guilt when turning someone down? Do ever you feel angry with yourself for agreeing to do something you didn't want to do in the first place? Assertiveness can be a difficult skill to master for some, but a very empowering and rewarding skill worth developing. Learning how to say no in a polite yet assertive manner can help you both feel good about yourself, and helps others to recognize that you are a valuable person with healthy boundaries.
Building Mindfulness Skills
Do you find yourself having difficulty focusing? Do you struggle to find time to "stop and smell the roses?" Do you often catch yourself forgetting important details? The benefits of building mindfulness skills are not only helpful with with these problems, they can also help to improve your ability to wholly accept things as they are, and can extend to improve physical health as well.