Help with Low Self Confidence
What effect can a low self-esteem have on a person?
Low levels of self-confidence can be very restrictive in a person's day to day life.
People often find that they need help in gaining an increased level of self-confidence with respect to:
- Pre-test nerves
- Exam pressures
- Meeting a partner
- Job interviews
- Public speaking
- Driving test nerves
- One-off stress situations
- Low self-esteem
- Stage fright
- Overcoming shyness
- Social Phobia / Social Anxiety
- Fear of rejection
- Lack of confidence
- Commitment Phobia
- Fear of driving
What causes low self-confidence?
A low level of self-confidence can often be caused by the way that someone thinks about him or herself, often in a negative way (so called 'negative thoughts' or 'unhelpful thoughts').
When these 'unhelpful thoughts' start to happen, they can have a big effect on how the person sees him or herself. This can have a particularly dramatic effect if those 'unhelpful thoughts' become 'cyclic'. This means that they happen frequently, repeatedly, and the person's feelings about his or herself can quickly start to spiral downwards.
Low self-confidence can be closely related to social anxiety
The term 'social anxiety' loosely describes any fear where the person worries about what someone might think of them. When someone worries about what someone else thinks, it's often caused (or made worse) by the person themselves having a low opinion of their own abilities (low self-confidence), so low self-confidence and social anxiety can often go hand-in-hand.
How to overcome low self confidence
If you're looking to overcome low self-confidence, there are now some very good, simple techniques that you can use.
Just choose which option you'd prefer from the ones below. If you're unsure which might be best for you, get in touch, and we'd love to help.