Modesty was once regarded a trait of wise men. It is one of the qualities that helps a person earn respect in a society.
However, being modest is not an easy task, it is often misconstrued.
Being modest isn’t just about not taking credit for the achievements in your life or behaving extremely humble towards people despite your position in society. It more about acknowledging your work and striving towards making it exceptional without being completely shackled with the praises that you receive for doing your job.
It is almost very easy to portray your good qualities in front of society. It is quite simple to sell the idea about your good qualities to the people you’re surrounded by; but, how are you supposed to convince others of your awesomeness if you don’t believe it yourself?
It is good to be humble even after being successful, to keep yourself grounded. However, in this process, we demean ourselves and create a barrier in our minds.
Underneath your low self-esteem hides an incredible and praise-worthy person, so let curtain down.
These days, you may come across a lot of articles and interviews that focus on the concept of ‘Self’.
The reason why it is a trending topic is that we live in a generation full of unconfident and self-hating individuals.
This is not even an exaggeration, we always assume the worst about ourselves. We don’t understand the toxicity of these thoughts and ideologies.
Why do you need a sincere belief in yourself? Confidence is an indispensable nature in today’s world it shows that you have trust in yourself, trust in the value you offer, and the stability you need to achieve more. When you have an honest belief in your own self, you’re a step closer to succeeding. You motivate yourself to take action, replace your attitude from “Will this work?” into “How can I make this work?” let the negative feelings go, and liberate yourself from any self-inflicted barriers.
You need to put your shortcomings away and concentrate on your exceptional qualities. You unquestionably have them, just dig deep. Every tiny achievement matter, so shush your internal critic. You need to be completely honest with yourself. Define your strengths, list your successes, and don’t be diffident about it.
Visualization is one of the best methods in positive thinking, and it goes a long way in enhancing your self-respect. You have to be able to see it before it happens.
Just pen down all your qualities on a piece of paper and stick it to your mirror. Every time you start questioning yourself, the list will remind you that you shouldn’t.
Self-belief is the most important skill you can procure. You have a plethora of reasons to have trust in who you are and what you can do, and no one to doubt your abilities to grow. A mighty sense of self is a quality of leaders, you were born for that, so don’t sell yourself short.
Just know, that only you can help yourself overcome these obstacles. Try to work towards achieving your own trust before you hand over the power to someone else.