Every single time January rolls around, we always find ourselves scrambling to think of new resolutions and new habits that we would like to take on and conquer in order to make ourselves the best that we can be. While you can start to undergo these life changes at any point, there’s something poetic about a brand-new year, and starting fresh on 1st January usually seems like a good place to start.
If tackling booze, food, exercise or smoking doesn’t seem like the right lifestyle change for you, then why not work on your self-confidence this year and give yourself a big boost when it comes to believing in yourself and what you can achieve?
It may not be as clear-cut as getting rid of sugar from your diet, or only having one glass of wine at the weekends, but in the grand scheme of things, increasing your self-confidence can have an absolutely huge impact on your life.
Low self-confidence can lead to stress, anxiousness and unhappy feelings, and it’s something that most people battle with (on some level at least) on a daily basis. Ultimately low self-confidence holds us back from reaching our full potential, and we may even miss out on opportunities that we would love to experience, just because we don’t feel confident enough to do so.
If this sounds like something that you would be interested in changing about your life, then why not give hypnotherapy a try? Hypnotherapy is a complimentary therapy that involves putting you into a deep state of relaxation so that the therapist can communicate with your subconscious in order to change your thoughts and behaviours about a particular topic.
During a hypnotherapy session, you will be introduced to certain ideas such as “you feel confident when meeting new people”, as well as trying to uncover any underlying reasons for your confidence issues.
After you have attended one or more hypnotherapy sessions, then you may need to follow this therapy up with some pre-recorded sessions to reinforce the suggestions made, or your therapist may choose to teach you some self-hypnosis so that you can continue to work on your confidence and build it up more over time. Depending on how deep rooted your self-confidence issues are, you may need to implement these extra little bits of homework into your daily routine, but you should find that your confidence will continue to grow.