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Girl Scout Blog: Help Build Self-Confidence in Your Daughter with …

As girls head back to school, eager to learn and share time with friends, it’s so important to arm them with everything they need to be self-confident and stay true to their authentic selves as they navigate their ever-changing social surroundings. These resources are here to help give parents and caregivers the tools they need to model healthy self-esteem and body image for their children, and help build their self-confidence.Here are some great tips to help build self-confidence in your girl from our very ownAndrea Bastiani Archibald, Ph.D., applied developmental psychologist and chief girl expert at Girl Scouts of the USA!Build Self-Confidence as a FamilyüShow up for each other. Cheer each other on at sporting events, concerts, etc. Send a quick text to check in on the big test, or brainstorm on the couch on how to solve a social situation at school.üEncourage each other to try something new and out of your comfort zone. Continue reading

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How To Stop Comparing Yourself To Others [VIDEO] | YourTango

Do you lack self-confidence? Do you always compare yourself to others? If so, help is on the way.In this video, wellness coach and YourTango Expert Patty Contenta shares her tips for breaking this unhealthy habit. She says that a good place to start is by redefining love as “feeling good and joyful” a relationship. “Every day is an opportunity to create moments of joy and love,” she says Continue reading

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| Self-Esteem or Self-Confidence | Kathleen Aston

By: Kathleen Aston (see my bio) | Leave a comment More posts by Kathleen Aston | Follow me on Twitter It is very important to remember the difference between self-esteem and self-confidence. The two terms are often used interchangeably and incorrectly, causing massive confusion about how to improve either one!What I want you to remember is this: Self-esteem is our opinion of our self. It is what we believe to be good or bad about our self in every way. It is also what we believe others think about us–or their opinion of us.Self-esteem begins as a thought that turns into a self-belief and reveals itself to the world as it acts out in our behaviors.Self-confidence is not a thought, it is the result of mastering a skill. Mastery and complete confidence in an area is the result of ongoing, repetitive actions that build one’s abilities in a given area. Continue reading

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