is a state of confident
hopefulness that events will be favorable. Freedom from doubt; belief in
yourself and your abilities. A feeling of trust (in someone or something).
is a mental attitude. A common idiom used to illustrate optimism versus
is a glass with water at the halfway point, where the
optimist is said to see the glass as half full and the pessimist sees the
glass as half empty.
is the extent or strength of one's
own ability to complete tasks and reach goals
Seen as the ability to persist and a person's ability to succeed with a
task. As an example, self-efficacy directly relates to how long someone
will stick to a workout regimen or a diet. High and low self-efficacy
determine whether or not someone will choose to take on a challenging task
or "write it off" as impossible. Self-efficacy affects every area of human
endeavor. By determining the beliefs a person holds regarding his or her
power to affect situations, it strongly influences both the power a person
actually has to face challenges competently and the choices a person is
most likely to make. These effects are particularly apparent, and
compelling, with regard to behaviors affecting health.
reflects a person's overall
emotional evaluation of his or her own worth. It is a
of oneself as
well as an attitude toward the self. Self-esteem encompasses beliefs about
has two meanings.
It could mean that you have a foolish and irrational
corrupt sense of one's personal value
status or accomplishments, you are over exaggerating how important you
are, you have arrogance with a
But pride can also mean feeling good about
yourself because you know that you did your best and that you are happy
with the choices and actions that you have taken. You can also feel this
Pride for other people. Being proud to have known someone, or being proud
of certain people because you know how important they are, and you
understand how much they endured.
It's better to explain why your achievements are important and
are all irrelevant. To have confidence is
like having a
Same thing for
or self doubt
, which are also irrelevant and
not an accurate
. The only accurate
way to know if things are good, bad, wrong or right is by
, not by using your feelings. Self-Confidence could also be misunderstood as
or just being
Full of Yourself
And understanding ones
is not a guarantee that your abilities will bring you
And just thinking things will have a favorable outcome is not
always beneficial. This also applies to
, Bravery and being
And just trying psych yourself up is not necessarily going to
make you more Aware
or more capable.
But you also don't want
to paralyze you into not taking
is better then having faith in your abilities.
you are capable of many things is better then
that you are capable of many things.
All you can say is that ' I
am capable of many things and I understand my
abilities, and based on my past experiences, and looking at all
the data and information, I can calculate that the odds are in my
favor for this particular task that I am about to perform. I
know that there is no guarantee of success and that accidents do
happen, but I understand the
and I understand that
are a part of
. I also know that
of any kind are a distraction
and will only interfere with my
. So in order to
have any type of
you first must have an accurate way of measuring
your abilities. And not just by comparing your abilities to
others, but by validating your testing methods accuracy and by
knowing that your measurements are up to date.
Ego out of Control
is the formation of beliefs and making
decisions according to what might be pleasing to imagine instead of by
appealing to evidence, rationality, or reality. It is a product of
resolving conflicts between belief and desire.
actions and events which seemingly cannot be
justified by reason and observation.
is a cognitive bias that causes a person to
believe that they are less at risk of experiencing a negative event
compared to others.
bias in which a person's subjective
confidence in his or her judgments is reliably greater than the objective
accuracy of those judgments, especially when confidence is relatively
is when we tend to
overestimate our capabilities and skills and as a result we tend to take
greater risks in our daily lives. In this
we feel convinced
and confident that we are right irrespective of truth.
is showing courage when in
fact you are afraid. Tending to deceive or mislead people by pretending
not be be afraid, sometimes using just your
mental attitude. Pessimists anticipate undesirable outcomes from a given
situation which is generally referred to as situational pessimism or
believes that undesirable things are going to happen to them in life more
than desirable ones. Pessimists also tend to focus on the negatives of
life in general or a given situation. The most common example of this
phenomenon is the "Is the glass half empty or half full?" situation. In
this situation a pessimist is said to see the glass as half empty while an
optimist is said to see the glass as half full. Throughout history, the
pessimistic disposition has had effects on all major areas of thinking.
a feeling of general unease or nervousness
may be triggered by perceiving of oneself to be vulnerable or inferior in
some way, or a sense of vulnerability or instability which threatens one's
self-image or ego
is a psychological defense mechanism in
which a person's feelings of superiority counter or conceal his or her
feelings of inferiority.
describes people who are unable to
internalize their accomplishments. Despite external evidence of
their competence, those exhibiting the syndrome remain convinced
that they are frauds and do not deserve the success they have
achieved. Proof of success is dismissed as luck, timing, or as a
result of deceiving others into thinking they are more
intelligent and competent than they believe themselves to be.
Notably, impostor syndrome is particularly common among
high-achieving women, although some studies indicate that both
genders may be affected in equal numbers.
Cowards die many times before their death
, but define
? And kind of situation is it? What may seem
like a cowardly act, may actually be genius. Can someone
just say no
maybe it's just saying no at the wrong time?
Damned if you do
Damned if you don't. What can you do except
what you can and try
to see the whole picture. Don't use
, clearly explain
exactly what you mean, these words may be the most important words you
is being able to
face danger, pain or fear. But you still have to consider the
. Bravery doesn't have to be all or nothing
, you can
actually plan ahead, way ahead.
is someone who faces
danger, combats adversity through impressive feats of ingenuity, bravery
or strength, often sacrificing his or her own personal concerns for some
Accurately Calculate Worth or Value
Does Praising someone build Confidence
Confidence is knowing your abilities and knowing how to use your
abilities effectively and correctly. It is not a state of mind.
You can't replace knowledge, information and experiences using
just a few words like "You need more Confidence".
People don't lack confidence, people lack
knowledge, information and
experiences. A person doesn't need to believe in themselves, a
person needs to know themselves, and understand their abilities.
To have freedom from doubt,
or to trust
is the lacking of awareness.
Positive is good
positive thinking alone will not increase your chances, a
perfectly executed move needs skills, learning and a lot of
training. Sports Wisdom
is a mental or emotional state of satisfaction
maybe drawn from being at ease in one's situation, body and mind.
Colloquially speaking, contentment could be a state of having
and is a milder and more tentative form of happiness.
idle hands are the devil's workshop
is bliss until it hits you in the face"
caught with your pants down
, or don't get caught
, or get caught doing
things that you
shouldn't be doing
is not without risk, you still need to be
cautious, responsible and aware. Not being afraid does not
excuse you from the
risk or danger
reality, you still need to know your
If I do
, then I will only learn from that
, and I will not let
discourage me from future
So what's the difference between
What are the differences between
help to lessen fears?
What are the differences between
, Nervous Energy,
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing
What's the difference between
What's the difference between
Yes things will be good and yes things will be bad. But the only
way things will improve in the future will be by making lasting
improvements today. Just saying things will be OK is not the
same thing as doing things that will make improvements so that
the odds of things being better will most likely increase.
will always be better then no real
intentions at all.
The glass is neither half full nor half
empty, it is what it is, a glass with a certain amount of water
rejects the idea that the function of thought is
to describe, represent, or mirror reality. Instead, pragmatists consider
thought an instrument or tool for prediction, problem solving and action.
You can't have
Complacency. To be satisfied is like having a false sense of
security. How can you be satisfied knowing there is something
better? How can you be satisfied knowing that it's not an
accurate measurement of reality? I'm not saying you can't enjoy
life or be happy, I'm just say be cautious when feeling
I Can't Get No Satisfaction
"It's illogical to be discouraged by the fear of
are to be
Measured, they are not to be feared.
Believing in failure or believing in success has no calculating
factors or value, so they are useless in
and they can also be very dangerous because they may cause you
to make a wrong decision, a decision not based on reality or
"Ordinary people can be capable of some extraordinary
things. So you should never underestimate a persons abilities or
a persons value because you never know how important that
someone is until you give them a chance to explore their
abilities. Incredible things happen when you least expect it, in
ways that you have never imagined. There seems to be an
extraordinary person in all of us, so you could say that
ordinary people are just extraordinary
people waiting for their chance to shine."
And you certainly don't want your
confidence to turn into bragging or boasting, that would be a
shame. Showing excessive pride and self-satisfaction in one's
achievements, possessions, or abilities. Exhibiting
is when someone deliberately behaves
in such a way as to
attract attention. Display proudly; act ostentatiously or pretentiously.
Flaunting or Taunting
Pretentious is making claim to or creating an appearance of (often undeserved)
importance or distinction.
Intended to attract notice and impress others.
Coercing is to
pressure someone, by physical, moral or intellectual means.
Don't let your insecurity get the best of you.
Lacking self-confidence or assurance.
is a person who relies on another person for support.
is being easily tricked because of being too trusting.
Don't ever assume or jump to
conclusions. Asking questions and learning is a lot easier.
What you should be..
is freedom from doubt; belief in yourself and your abilities.
is free from external control and constraint.
is showing good
judgment. The capacity to