The most common ailment that plagues all of us today is the fear of insecurity. Life has become so
competitive that every now and then we are struck by the fear of the unknown. With every new turn of
events our self-confidence takes a blow. The biggest challenge before every person today is not to lose
confidence in ones ability.
There are several factors that affect a person’s self confidence. The most important factor arguably is
success. Not being able to succeed affects ones self confidence severely. This is when one begins to doubt
ones ability. In many cases ones self confidence touches low ebb when society begins to disapprove of their
ways or approach. For instance, an unemployed person gives a wide birth to social gatherings for fear of
being questioned about his work status. However, this isn’t the right approach at all. One needs to think
along positive lines irrespective of failures. After all it is your life and you are entitled to live it as you
The challenge lies in not allowing your self confidence to ebb. It is very important to believe in yourself.
Self belief is the secret to success. When success eludes you, you should not allow your self belief to be
affected. Always keep in mind that success is hard to come by. So, there is nothing wrong with your ability.
Whenever lack of success causes you to doubt your ability, do not forget to remind yourself, that quick
success does not lasts long. Also refrain fro m comparing yourself to others. This will do a world of good to
In order to be self confident, you need to have a lifestyle that is right for you. Create one and live life as
you would like. Leave others to themselves.