Want To Build Some Confidence? Try These Things

Confidence is all about the way that you feel. But how you feel depends on a lot of other factors.

At the end of the day, how you feel is 100% your responsibility; no one else gets to dictate how you feel about your self or what your perception of the world looks like.

The best part? When you take radical accountability for how you feel, your confidence skyrockets. Because you realize that the only person you have to rely on for happiness, is yourself. And that makes you incredibly secure.

We’re going to be taking a look at some of the things that you can try to boost your confidence.

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Live A Healthier Lifestyle

We recently published an article on how to achieve a healthier lifestyle. Living healthier overall might include eating a more balanced diet full of unprocessed food, it might include making some more time for exercise (which we are deeply passionate about), setting yourself a regular sleep schedule, or something as simple as ensuring you’re drinking enough water throughout the day.

A lot of people think that the only reason someone would eat right or work out is if they were trying to improve their looks. And look, we get it; looking good is important. But the real reason to live a healthier lifestyle is because it helps you to FEEL your best. When you’re nourishing your body with everything it needs to operate at its optimal capacity, you’ll start to look even sexier as a by-product. Trust us.

Don’t Be Afraid of Change

No matter how beautiful, successful or intelligent someone may outwardly appear, it’s a guarantee that when they look in the mirror in the morning, they see changes they want to make. Yes, even Beyonce. It’s just human nature.

So what stops us? Why are we often paralyzed by the fear of change? It’s because we often fear the unknown. We don’t know what outcome will come from a huge change we make, and that’s scary.

But every time – even if the result isn’t automatically pay off – the outcome is worth it. You could reach more success than you may have imagined. And even if you fail, you learn valuable lessons along the way.

As long as you are not trying to make changes for the sake of someone else, or because someone else’s opinion has influenced you, there is nothing wrong with wanting change. You are entitled to do whatever you want with your body, whether it’s to lose or gain weight, changing the way you dress, or if you want to undergo a cosmetic procedure and look for a facelift expert.

When you fight through the resistance of change, your life starts to become more rich with opportunity. Change is never bad. Sometimes it feels uncomfortable and scary, but at the end of the day, change is just an evolution. And who wouldn’t want to evolve into the next best version of themselves?

Think for Yourself

The last thing: stop listening too much to everyone around you or the messages that bombard you on social media. You have every right to do whatever you want in this life, as long as you feel good and confident while you do it. Too many people will change themselves so that they can fit into a mold or who they think they should be, but if you are around the right people then you should never feel as though you have to change who you are, how you look, or anything about you just to be accepted. Your goal in life should be to stand out, not fit in, and do what feels the most authentic to you.

Gaining confidence is not always the easiest thing to do, but that doesn’t mean that it isn’t worth it to try. After all, gaining confidence as all about self-improvement. And who wouldn’t want to improve?

We wish you the very best of luck, and hope you build the confidence you are looking for.


Hamptons to Hollywood is a lifestyle publication covering food, fashion, events, and fun editorial content in the Hamptons and Los Angeles.

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