How To Stop Being Intimidated By Other Women
As a female, I know one of the most uncomfortable feelings is pressure or intimidation by other females. Even as young women, we tend to flock together in cliques all with different personality traits and physical appearances. We have naturally friendly and empathetic natures, but sometimes we feel overwhelmed by the confidence and behaviors of others.... [Read more...]
Make Yourself a Priority
“It’s not selfish to give TO yourself as much as you give OF yourself” – Suze Orman
Are you the most important person in your life?
How often do you make time for yourself?
Most women take on way more than they can handle. So much to do and not enough time in a day to do it. As a result, they are over-worked, stressed out and exhausted... [Read more...]
Self-Motivation Using Self-Talk
A new study from the University of Illinois, published in the European Journal of Social Psychology says using positive affirmations may be doing the best thing to boost chances of success.
Psychologists call this self-talk. Sanda Dolcos and her team first asked 95 psychology undergrads to imagine they were a character in... [Read more...]
Letting It Go
If you’re filled with resentment or frustration, you’re wasting your precious time and energy. The more quickly you can let the bad stuff go, the more quickly you can move on to the good stuff.
People and events will regularly cause delays, inconveniences, expenses, disappointments and worse in your life. Don’t add to the damages by letting those... [Read more...]
Sleep In The Nude To Boost Self-Confidence
The lifestyle blog “Thought Catalog” has compiled a list of reasons why everybody needs to sleep completely naked, every night.
While some of the benefits sound debatable, #3: Spending time naked makes you feel comfortable with your body” is a very true claim! When you are comfortable with your body, you act more confidently which... [Read more...]
How Changing My Expectations Increased My Happiness
I used to live in a world crowded with expectation.
I had expectations of others, expectations of society, and expectations of myself. Then there were also the expectations others had of me.
Gone are those days! Well almost… let’s just say things have changed drastically.
I describe myself as an optimistic person. I like to be happy, I like to... [Read more...]
13 Ways You Know You’re Dating A High-Quality Woman
1. She encourages you to pursue your goals, but she doesn’t micromanage. She trusts you to make the right decisions in your own life. She’s the cheerleader, not the coach.
2. She doesn’t try to make you jealous. She’s secure in her worth, and your ability to recognize how valuable she is. She doesn’t need to play games to “trick” you... [Read more...]
Why Is Confidence Important?
Have you ever noticed the girl that walks into the room and everyone notices her?
People are attracted to her and she easily strikes up conversations with anyone in the room.
SHE IS CONFIDENT!
When a confident person enters a room, people notice. They exude and project self-assurance and happiness. That confident person can introduce themselves to... [Read more...]
Survey Says 87% of Girls Think Women Are Judged On Appearance, Not Ability
Girlguiding’s fifth Girls’ Attitudes Survey provides a unique overview of the state of equality for girls in the UK today. It finds that girls live in a society in which sexual harassment is commonplace, girls’ appearance is intensely scrutinised and their abilities are undermined. It’s a society in which girls and young women feel they are... [Read more...]
Confidence Coaching Success With Diana S.
“Since working with Suzanne I’ve been really happy! And I’ve stepped up and done things I’ve never been able to do before or for a long time.
I’m not afraid to speak out in my classes anymore; I actually got a reference letter from one of my professors this semester for participating in class and being involved. It’s... [Read more...]
Why We Look In The Mirror: A summary of research findings on body image
We are all more obsessed with our appearance than we like to admit. But this is not an indication of ‘vanity’. Vanity means conceit, excessive pride in one’s appearance. Concern about appearance is quite normal and understandable. Attractive people have distinct advantages in our society.
Attractive children are more... [Read more...]
How To Stop Comparing Yourself To Others
From early childhood we are socialized, taught and influenced to compare ourselves to others, so we’re rarely aware of how often we’re doing it. Society, culture, religion and upbringing have been forcing us to look at others with feelings of superior and inferior, and forcing us into making comparisons instead of encouraging us... [Read more...]
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