Confidence is fuel to a human being. Confidence is better described as a belief in one’s self and one’s ability to succeed. Consequently, the word confidence can relate with the meaning of certainty about handling something, such as work, family, social events, or relationship. A person with a lack of confidence faces difficulty when interacting with others as they feel awkward, shy, conspicuous, a nd unable to adequately express themselves. Also, they often feel shame and self-doubt and take lots of time to criticize themselves.
Low confidence in an individual who tends to see the world as an adverse place and see themselves as to its victim. Consequently, they became dubious to express and assert themselves and feel powerless to change things. All of them lowers their confidence continuously and pushing them into a downward spiral. The possible causes of low confidence in an individual can be deeply rooted. It can be originated with -
- Traumatic Childhood Acquaintance such as Prolonged Separation from Parents
- Neglectance or Emotional Abuse
- Physical and Sexual Abuse
- Poor Self Image
- Angry & Hostile
The outcome of low confidence can be correlated with a number of negative impacts on mental health conditions, such as anxiety and depression, identity crisis. According to the mental health professionals and counseling, low confidence often presents in one of the three patterns likewise Imposter syndrome (perfectionism, procrastination), Rebellion (anger), Victimhood (helpless).
Strength-based therapy is a type of positive psychotherapy and counselling which focuses more on your internal strengths and resourcefulness and less on the weakness, failure, and shortcomings. This gives a positive mindset which helps you build on your best qualities. Make sure that you find strengths in yourself, improve resilience and change worldview to one that is stuffed with positiveness. The confidence therapy provided by mental health professionals focus on the long-term and works on ways to understand your thoughts, moods, and behaviors. The talk therapy can boost your confidence, motivates you and offer emotional support. It enables you to believe in yourself or someone, something.