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Mindy Kaling Nailed The One Thing That Can Be So Confusing About Building Confidence

ByGeorgina Berbari
Would you consider yourself a genuinely confident person? If you answered no, that's totally OK — confidence is a tricky thing to cultivate, despite tons of "inspirational" quotes and articles that simply tell you to ~find it within yourself~. Mindy…

This New Study Revealed The Subtle Difference Between Confidence & Arrogance

ByJulia Guerra
There’s a fine line between confidence and cockiness, and believe it or not, I learned this little tidbit from Mila Kunis. The Bad Moms actress once said, “Knowing who you are is confidence,” and that cockiness is “knowing who you are and pushing it…

Shonda Rhimes Got Real About What Self Confidence Looks Like For Introverts

ByAnnakeara Stinson
Shonda Rhimes is one of those people who's just straight-up the epitome of a role model, corny as that might sound. For one thing, she's one of the most powerful and creatively influential people in TV. Additionally, she regularly speaks out with…

Iskra Lawrence Totally Nailed The Subtle Differences Between Self-Love & Body Confidence

ByGeorgina Berbari
Instagram has slowly been transforming into a more body-positive and empowering platform, and I am so here for that. Activists, influencers, and body-pos queens alike make it a point to show their followers how unconditional self-love is done,…

This Is When Your Self-Esteem "Peaks," According To Science, But There's A Catch

ByGeorgina Berbari
How confident do you remember feeling at 6 years old? What about when you were in middle school? What does your self-esteem look like these days, and what do you think it'll be like when you're in your 50s? You might not realize it, but your…

Science Says This One Part Of Your Self-Care Routine Has A Huge Effect On Your Confidence

ByJulia Guerra
What do you love about yourself? Of course, personality traits should make up the bulk of those bullet points, but I’m actually referring to physical attributes this time around. For me, it’s all about the hair: When my strands are straight and…

This Is The Best Yoga Pose You Can Do To Build Confidence Inside & Out

ByGeorgina Berbari
Confidence is all about believing in yourself, having trust in your capabilities, and embracing your perfectly imperfect self. And while some days are easier than other to immerse yourself in self-assurance and esteem, yoga can help a lot during…

I Lost Confidence In My Body During My Relationship, But Here's How I Got It Back

ByElyssa Goodman
By the time my relationship ended, I felt less like I had a body and more like I was a meaningless, burdensome pile of skin who slept next to another pile of skin I once loved. For the last few months of our relationship, this partner hardly touched…

Abigail Breslin Reveals What She Wishes She Could Have Told Her Younger Self – EXCLUSIVE

ByKaren Ruffini
Growing up can be pretty hard — especially for a young woman. There's self-doubt, a lack of confidence, and not yet grasping the value of what makes you... well, you. Now, add in the fact that you're a young, rising star in Hollywood, and growing up…

I Secretly Brought My Friend On A First Date & It Boosted My Confidence About Dating

ByAnnie Foskett
I am a woman rife with "scaries." I get the "Sunday scaries" every weekend when I remember Monday is mandatory. I get the "missed-call scaries" when I receive a call from an unknown number because what if they were calling to deliver the worst news…

Kyle Richards Knows What You Think Of Her & She DGAF — EXCLUSIVE

ByKatie Corvino
I'm a 25-year-old woman, and every day I struggle to find my place in the world, but also on the ~interweb~. It's hard to see so many Instagram models and influencers with beautiful skin, perfect hair, and flawless features that feel impossible to…

Lili Reinhart Gets Real About Confidence & Her Words Are So Inspiring— EXCLUSIVE

ByJamie LeeLo
Actress Lili Reinhart knows a thing or two about being true to yourself. At just 21 years old, the young actress seems to have the confidence of a wise, elderly woman who has lived, honey. Despite the usual pressures of Hollywood, Reinhart is…

Ashley Graham Dances Completely Topless In A Video & It's Confidence Goals

ByJamie LeeLo
Do you have access to a cold shower while you're reading this? You're gonna need one. Supermodel Ashley Graham is back in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit edition, but this time she left her bikini top at home. The video of Ashley Graham dancing…

These Easy Spells For Love & Prosperity Will Help You Get What You Want In 2018

ByRoya Backlund
Curious about magic but you have no idea where to start? Fear not! You don’t have to be born with psychic gifts or talents in order to conjure magic into your life. Believe it or not, you have just as much access to the powers that be as even the…

Yara Shahidi On How She Rebuilds Her Confidence In This Political Climate — EXCLUSIVE

ByKelli Boyle
Yara Shahidi isn't always confident. Despite being one of Hollywood's budding stars and starring in the upcoming Black-ish spinoff, Grown-ish, on Freeform, Shahidi has her moments of self-doubt just like anyone else. Shahidi spoke to Elite Daily…

I Lived Like Chrissy Teigen For A Week & It Affected My Clothes, Confidence, & Relationship

ByPia Velasco
At this point, it’s safe to say that Chrissy Teigen is living da life. Fresh off the heels of announcing her second pregnancy, the Twitter queen's glow knows no bounds, and it got me wondering what would happen if I lived like Chrissy Teigen for a…

5 Essential Oils That Wake You Up & Inspire You To Tackle Your Day With Confidence

ByAnnakeara Stinson
At the risk of sounding like an infomercial, I am becoming more and more convinced of the benefits of essential oils every freaking day. While at first, I was only using them to help me calm down and go to sleep, I have now also discovered essential…

7 Ways To Build Your Confidence In Your 20s So You're Ready To Conquer Your 30s

ByJasmine Vaughn-Hall
Confidence is not the easiest quality to wear every day when you're facing the complexities of the world. We need it though, so we can get through life as gracefully and original as possible. Don't sleep on the impacting results of wearing and…

This Video About How Everyone Is Legit The Worst Will Make You Confident Around Your Crush

ByAlexia LaFata
When you have a crush on someone, you can't help but put them on a pedestal. Their personality? The perfect mix of kind, funny, and compassionate! Their insecurities? Non-existent — you've never met someone so confident. Their job? The absolute…

Fitness Blogger Shows That Posture Can Change Appearance

ByGeorgina Berbari
Raise your hand if you've been guilty of commenting "goals" under one of your fav fitness Instagrammers' photos. I know I have -- and even if you haven't literally commented, everyone's feed has likely been, at one point or another, flooded by…

Demi Lovato Proves She's The Queen Of Body Confidence With Crop Top Selfie

ByCaroline Cook
Hey ladies, give your heart a break, because what's wrong with being confident? Yes, those are Demi Lovato lyrics and it's definitely a bit of a stretch but seriously, what's so wrong with being confident? Demi Lovato posted a selfie in a crop top…

Insane Chart On How The World Views Trump Vs. Obama Says So, So Much

ByJohn Haltiwanger
In just a few months, President Donald Trump has essentially turned the United States into the smelly kid in the sandbox who no one else wants to play with. Simply put, Trump is extremely unpopular across the world, and America's image is suffering…

How To Build Up Your Confidence When You Think Your Body Is 'Flawed'

ByRachel Chapman
All my life, I've been big... or bigger than most people. I'm not obese, but I've never been skinny. I grew up taking a lot of dance classes, and when you went to them, your weight was constantly something to talk about. The struggle was real. I was…

Demi Lovato’s Body Image Advice Will Make You Want To Post A Selfie ASAP

ByAdam Silvers
You wouldn't know it just by looking at her, but singer Demi Lovato spent years battling an eating disorder. The 24-year-old superstar recently stated she's "feeling better than ever," but that doesn't mean she doesn't need to give herself a body…

Fierce Lady Gaga Songs To Help You Remember How Great You Are After A Breakup

BySean Abrams
Gather 'round, all you Little Monsters out there! Today marks the 31st birthday of visionary leader and all-around music icon, Lady Gaga. Gaga has helped the world get through a lot, whether through her words in a speech or lyrics to a song. She…

6 Ways To Turn Your Awkwardness Into Confidence, As Told By Lady Gaga

ByMarquaysa Battle
Lady Gaga is the GOAT when it comes to giving zero fucks about what anyone has to say. She literally lives her life out loud, gambles on her own individuality and lets the chips fall where they may. Nothing about her has ever been up for compromise,…

5 Empowering Ways Red Lipstick Can Boost Your Confidence And Help You Succeed

ByFernanda Calvo
Ah, red lips. According to color psychology, red is the color most associated with passion, action and energy. Red represents confidence, lust and in some cultures, it represents luck. No wonder there's something so sultry and divine about a woman…

10 Gorgeous Insta Celebs Who Prove Confidence Is The Key To Sexiness

ByEricka Smith
It's that time of year again! Spring is near, so sandy beaches, tropical drinks, cute bikinis and of course, warm weather Instagrams are in our forecast. We love when our favorite celebs flaunt their superhuman curves of all shapes and sizes on…

Doing These 8 Little Things Every Day Will Seriously Boost Your Confidence

ByAnna Johansson
Confidence plays a major role in countless of our daily interactions, whether you realize it or not. Your confidence affects your personal satisfaction, how you speak with others and even the choices you make throughout the day. It may not surprise…

How Going Vegan Made Me A Happier, More Confident Version Of Myself

BySheena Reyes
I was once vegan for three years, and I highly recommend it. It doesn't matter how long you choose to transition to a vegan diet: It's something you need to try at least once in your life... even if it's just for a week. Transitioning over to a…

Why Confidence Is The Only Thing You Need To Have Better, Hotter Sex

ByKayla Brock
While the tantalizing feeling of him running his fingers over the small curve of my back could be seen as a major gesture of admiration, all I thought about was how bloated I felt last night after eating too many French fries. Affection and human…

Here's Why Giving Your SO An Ultimatum Isn't Selfish, It's Confident

ByDesiree Johnson
I have learned and experienced many things during my dating life, but I never thought I'd reach the point of ultimatums with a guy. I never wanted to be that type of woman. In my head, an ultimatum meant throwing a tantrum, stomping your feet,…

How Joining A Sorority Made Me Confident In Dating

ByArielle Lana LeJarde
Going up and talking to people has never been easy for me, so moving back to New York from California on my own meant that I had NO FRIENDS for a while. So once I started college, in my very first semester of freshman year, I got this brilliant idea…

Ariel Winter On Big Butts, Confidence And Her Haters: 'You Can Unfollow Me'

ByKatie Corvino
I walked through the oversized, chestnut doors of Ariel Winter's suite at The London Hotel in New York City on Thursday morning and caught my first glimpse of her sitting by the window, legs crossed and hands relaxed in her lap. She stood when she…

I Found Self-Confidence After Realizing I Had Gotten Used To Body Insecurity

BySamantha Short
For as long as I can remember I've played sports. You name a sport, I've probably played it: volleyball, basketball, softball, soccer and even lacrosse. Even though this made my social life practically nonexistent, it forced me to exercise every…

Model Who Lost Her Leg To Toxic Shock Explains What Confidence Really Means

ByEmily Arata
Lauren Wasser is a survivor. She wasn't born with a particularly tough skin, either — she's earned it. Today, Wasser can be seen in modeling campaigns for brands like Nordstrom and Kenneth Cole. In 2012, however, she was laying feebly in a hospital…

Ariel Winter Is Back At It Again With The Self-Confidence In Tiny Shorts

ByKelli Boyle
Happy Monday, everyone! Welcome to another week where the weather's too hot and your deodorant doesn't matter. Trying to find a way to escape the sweltering summer heat? Well, follow Ariel Winter's lead and don your bod with some short denim shorts,…

Ariel Winter In Tiny Jean Shorts Has The Confidence All Of Us Should Have

ByTalia Koren
Denim shorts season is coming to an end, but we still have a couple of weeks left to rock our summer bods in them. And that's exactly what "Modern Family" star Ariel Winter did in Los Angeles on Thursday with daisy duke shorts and a belly-bearing…

'Here' Singer Alessia Cara Says Early Hair Loss Helped Her Build Confidence

ByEmily Arata
For women, hair is very often everything. You're supposed to wax it off your bikini line, legs and underarms, but treasure and preserve the kind growing from your scalp. It's a trophy, a mark of femininity and, sometimes, vanity. It's not a subject…

One Zumba Class Can Give You More Confidence Than Years At The Gym

ByEmily Christoforou (Rorich)
This story starts with Zumba. For those who don't know, Zumba is basically moving to fast music for the sake of fitness. It's a great source of cardio for people who love a good dance party. But it's a little bit more awkward for those who lean on…

12 Ways To Fake Confidence, As Told By Someone Who Fakes It All The Time

ByJordan Cross
Tonight during my drive home, speeding down the speed trap that is San Vicente, I realized I am a writer. I am a writer. Not just a blogger or pubescent poem curator. But a writer. I've been published, and now I have a job that pays me to write…

Why A Pole Dancing Class Was The Only Thing I Needed To Regain My Confidence

ByRachel Hook
Over the past year, I've thought a lot about who I am, who I want to be and how I can get there. Subsequently, I've also thought a lot about growth that is deliberate and intentional. My mindset is this: Instead of simply growing up and letting my…

Mindy Kaling Says She Thinks 'Confidence Should Be Earned'

ByAlexandra Svokos
Mindy Kaling had some advice for young women while speaking at Tina Brown's Women in the World Summit in New York City on Thursday. Moderator Alicia Menendez asked Kaling what she wants young women to know about confidence. Kaling said: The truth…

Why Mastering Self-Confidence Is All About Facing The Unknown

ByJames Clear
By the time his senior year of high school rolled around, Bob Mathias had developed into a talented track athlete. He could run fast, jump high and throw far. Given his wide-ranging talents, his high school coach suggested that Mathias try a…

I Was Dressing Room-Shamed And It Destroyed My Body Confidence

ByIzabella Zaydenberg
The dressing room attendant was pursing her lips in that way older sisters do when they're about to share news you don't want to hear. “It's pretty, but I think it might a little, uh..." I stared at her, waiting for her to tell me the color didn't…

7 Ways Being A High School Virgin Actually Boosted My Confidence

ByChris Brown
High school was more like one long, dry spell for me. It was four long years that I had to endure a severe lack of genital stimulation (from another person, at least). I somehow managed to be trapped in a building full of eager girls my age without…

6 Ways Aries Prove There Is Nothing More Attractive Than Confidence

ByBrittany Wright
Everyone knows Aries men and women are a magnificent bunch of people who have enough confidence for the entire world. We exude fabulousness and coolness thanks to a few specific traits that — you know, being the first astrological sign and all — we…

5 Ways My Confidence Skyrocketed After I Deleted Snapchat

ByEmma Orlando
It's no secret we're a generation completely addicted to Snapchat. At any given moment, there's an opportunity to Snap. We're more obsessed with optimizing the chance to upload the moment than we are with the moment itself. Is this Snapchat…

How Taking A Naked Yoga Class Gave Me A Newfound Confidence In My Body

BySheena Sharma
“So, is this your first time?” a naked, brown-haired man with a tattoo of a colorful peacock asked me as my naked body wiggled its way into a thong. As much as I tried to look away, I couldn’t avert my attention from his junk. OK, that sounds weird…

Empowerment From Within: Why True Confidence Means Knowing Your Value

ByDan Scotti
When you hear the word "confidence," you probably think of specific people. These people capture the attention of an entire room just by walking through the door. They can grab a microphone and move a crowd. You think of the captain of your high…