How can I double my social confidence?
Why do I have no confidence in social situations? Poor self esteem can result in people thinking they unlikeable or unable to perform well in social situations. Prior to socialising, they may have negative thoughts such as “”I wont be able to cope”. People with social anxiety disorder often have negative expectations about what will happen in social situations.
What are the 4 ways to build confidence?
- Look at what you’ve already achieved. It’s easy to lose confidence if you believe you haven’t achieved anything.
- Think of things you’re good at. Everyone has strengths and talents.
- Set some goals.
- Talk yourself up.
- Get a hobby.
Why is my self-esteem so low? Causes of low self-esteem
Ongoing stressful life event such as relationship breakdown or financial trouble. Poor treatment from a partner, parent or carer, for example, being in an abusive relationship. Ongoing medical problem such as chronic pain, serious illness or physical disability.