How To Be More Confident


Josephine H., Staff Writer

     What is confidence? Well, confidence is your trust in yourself and your ability to succeed. People with more confidence tend to get ahead in life, so it’s a good idea to try to up your confidence. Here are some tips on how to be more confident:


  • Be proud of small things.

     People with lots of confidence believe in their goals, so if you want to be more confident, you have to believe in yours goals and be proud of yourself when you achieve them.

  • Don’t judge others.

     If you judge others, it usually means that they have something that you don’t. Stop comparing yourself to others and you’ll become more confident in yourself.

  • Learn to say no.

     It can be healthy to say no to people, especially if it’s something you don’t want to be a part of. That doesn’t mean saying no to everything, but you have to speak up about your own thoughts and feelings about the situation.

  • Speak up.

     Confident people aren’t scared to speak up and tell others their opinions. If you have something valuable to share, say it with confidence. Any criticism can be an opportunity to learn and grow as a person.

  • Accept that it’s okay to be wrong.

     If you want to be confident, you have to be able to get things wrong. Take these situations and use them to learn and grow from them.


     Confidence is a super important value to have. Hopefully, you can use these tips to become a more confident person and maybe help others, too!