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Compliments of johnhain from Pixabay

Sara Ban Breathnach describes confidence as a magic elixir, a feeling that enables us to be our best self. Appearing confident is the mental equivalent of elongating our posture — standing straight up so that we can stride forth. Turn the page…

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Compliments of Earthwatcher via Flickr

As for me, I lost everything: my wife, my book, my job, everything that I thought was important. But I finally knew where I wanted to go. [The Wonder Boys].

In class I discuss the plight of low self-esteems, and their tendency to be talked into professions that don’t mirror their strengths. This turn of events becomes a self-fulfilling prophecy when they perform poorly, and their shaky self-image erodes further. If they channeled all their abilities into their passion I think you would see a dramatic spike in their self-confidence. Turn the page…

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