I can tell you that once, not too long ago, maybe even this time last year, I was ashamed of everything about my body, and I hated the way I looked. Every stretch mark and scar that adorned my belly and thighs and ass were like the faded lashings of an angry master. The way my boobs looked was unappealing to me, and I seemed to carry weight in my face like I carried shame on my back. I hid myself in baggy clothes, willing myself to lose 50 lbs overnight, so I could wake up happy and begin living. It never happened. Until one day, finally, it did... [cont. reading]
Confidence is not something that you can lose and gain back. Confidence is something that, once you possess it, either continues to act as a layer around you, an armor of sorts, or, for one reason or another, temporarily shrinks back inside you, hiding, waiting to be coaxed back out. I've been run through this cycle numerous times in my...[cont. reading]
I’m no expert, and I can’t help you gain confidence in your job, or in wooing a romantic interest; but if you’re anything like me, I think I can offer you a bit of sound advice on how to gain more confidence in yourself, like I did.