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Confidence Is The Key To Your Happy Life

ByKendall Wood
Having confidence is the key to leading a happy life. Confidence in every aspect of your life reflects upon your well-being, level of satisfaction and peace, and the ability to be the best version of yourself, no matter what life throws your way. We…

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…

21 Things That People With Confidence Do Differently

ByGurbaksh Chahal
Confidence is a unifying trait amongst the most successful people in the world. It's the confidence to push past the word "no" and to pursue your dream despite the looming possibility of failure. Confident people are the people who aren't afraid to…

Confidence: 5 Ways For You To Find A Healthy Balance

ByRajeet Singh
Whether you have more or less of it, we’re all aware that confidence plays a significant role in our lives. It can change the way we act at work, socially and not to mention, in our love lives, where our level of self-confidence can be the…

You Are Your Biggest Asset: 5 Ways To Gain Authentic Confidence

ByAriel Kiley and Simone Kornfeld
I once dated a guy who brimmed with authentic confidence. From the start, we had chemistry and I quickly formed a pretty solid crush on him. He was in charge of his businesses, took care of his health and enjoyed a positive outlook of himself and…

The Art Of Sale: Why It's All About Confidence, Conviction And Charisma

ByGurbaksh Chahal
Some people have it; many people don’t. But there are three attributes you need to develop if you want to master the art of the sale. They’re the three C’s: Confidence. Conviction. Charisma. If you have these attributes, there isn’t a single thing…

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 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…

Why You Should Stop Trying To Fake Confidence

ByDr. Jonathan Horowitz
“I guess I just want to feel more confident.” I hear this a lot from my patients. I usually ask, “More confident to do what?” It could be anything: Confident to start dating again. Confident to push back against an abusive boss. Confident to get…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

(Wo)Man The F*ck Up: Stop Relying On Others For Confidence

ByJessica Eggert
Our generation of women is constantly fishing for positive feedback to improve our self-esteem. We need the constant reassurance of positive attention from others in order to feel confident in ourselves. The problem with relying on others for…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

6 Reasons Why Confidence Is The Most Attractive Quality A Person Can Possess

ByAshley Fern
Confidence is either something you have or you don't. Of course, there are some people who consider themselves somewhere in the middle of the spectrum, believing they are content with where they are in life and how they feel about themselves. While…

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…

#ChooseBeautiful: Why Dove’s Campaign Makes Confidence Contagious

ByJillian Goltzman
Architecturally speaking, a door is a merely a structure; sounds simple, right? Call us metaphorical or a tad melodramatic, but we do anything but objectify this rectangular passageway that gets us from one side of life to the other. From locking…

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…

6 Reasons Women Likely Won't Ever Possess The Confidence They Deserve

ByErin Underwood
A few days ago, as I was scrolling through Instagram, I stopped abruptly at a picture of a girl; she had perfect skin, gorgeous hair and beautiful makeup. I thought, “Damn, she’s stunning.” I was also stunned to realize this girl was someone I had…

How Having An Appropriate Level Of Confidence Can Better Your Life

ByPeter Seney
There is nothing more annoying than someone who acts like he or she is better than everyone else. Most people know someone like this — the type of person who walks around, head tilted too high to the sky, back as straight as a board, arms folded…

It's Not You, It's Me: Ladies, Stop Mistaking Validation For Confidence

ByAlexia LaFata
Whenever a woman shops at Victoria's Secret, it's impossible for her not to eye those intriguing lingerie sets hanging effortlessly on the mannequins. You know the ones: They come in a variety of bold colors, and the lace is strategically placed to…

The Tale Of Confidence: How It Can Be An Entrepreneur's Greatest Asset And Biggest Downfall

ByPaul Hudson
Just as there are always at least two sides to every story, there are both good and bad things associated with what most people would consider to be an entrepreneur's most treasured trait: confidence. Of course, confidence isn't only important in…

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…

'Bearded Woman' Wrote A Moving Letter To Young Self On Self-Confidence

ByEitan Levine
Harnaam Kaur's powerful letter to her younger self is an inspiring and emotional essay on how to have self-confidence through inner beauty. The 24-year-old, plus-size model and anti-bullying advocate was born with polycystic ovary syndrome, a…

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…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

8 Unconventional Ways A Man Can Build His Confidence And Be More Datable

ByEddy Baller
Want to meet an awesome woman? Then you should become an awesome man — but how? Conventional wisdom on the topic is usually lacking. “Just be confident” or “just be yourself” doesn't seem to work. Rather, the right experiences will create your…

Why Confidence May Be Just As Important As Capability When It Comes To Success

BySanah Faroke
The internal dialogue of an overly confident student probably goes something along the lines of, "Wow, this test is really easy; give me a harder question." Or, "Group project? I’ll go with that other smart girl over there." Don’t you kind of hate…

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…

How This Generation Gets The Confidence To Lead Unconventional Lives With Conviction

ByBreeana Ashkar
Insecurities are a curse that comes with our everyday thoughts, and I’ve noticed something in particular that is plaguing our generation. People will convince themselves that others know best. They’ll think something and immediately retract their…

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…

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…

How To Regain Your Confidence And Become The Best Version Of Yourself

ByBelyn Lai
When was the last time you felt like you weren’t where you thought you’d be in life? Maybe, the ideal life you envisioned isn’t coming to fruition, or perhaps, life’s curveballs have set you down an unexpected path. Whatever it is, these thoughts of…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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,…

4 Confidence-Killing Habits You Need To Eliminate In Your Daily Life

ByDavid De Las Morenas
Do you have any bad habits? Is there anything you do on regularly that makes you cringe or feel guilty right after doing it? Our habits are actions we consistently perform. They define us. And, that's why is so important to analyze them on a…

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…