Why Relationships Make Us More Confident

It’s hard not to need the man you love. You want to lean on him. You want to rely on him. You want him to be your rock when life gets you down. But you’ve heard that the best relationships are interdependent, not codependent. It’s not his job to make you happy. Your...

You Can Feel More Confident

You’re on a first date with someone you met online. You’re sitting across from him, talking and laughing, but part of you is on edge. You can’t relax. You haven’t been able to relax since you got into the car to drive here. You normally don’t worry what anyone thinks...

The Mindset Makeover for Confidence

This article is about building your social confidence and optimism. So you might find this next sentence a bit strange. It’s common for Buddhist monks to meditate on death. Specifically, their own death. Why would they do that? Well, Buddhists seek enlightenment, a...

Social Skills Boot Camp

I like confident people. Especially when the source of their confidence is good social skills (rather than good looks, wealth, or accomplishments). Because, here’s the thing about a person who is socially adept…   They can: make you feel good about yourself, help...

How to Bring Out the Best in People

Do you instinctively know things about people the moment you meet them? Most people do. Because we pick up on nonverbal signals. I recently walked into a room of 13 people and immediately sensed something different about one of them. She was their leader. It was a...