Why is gaining confidence so hard? #AskingForAFriend
Actually? I’m asking for myself. We’ve all suffered from imposter syndrome. Confidence ebbs and flows for me. But I’m finding, at the height of my career, that I’m lacking confidence in many aspects of my life.
Keep reading and I’ll tell you how a Diva’s temper tantrum threw me down this whole gaining confidence rabbit hole.
Do You, Diva
You may have seen in my
that I started horseback riding a little over a year ago. In May, I became the proud owner of a 14-year-old quarter horse mare named Diva.We’ve only been in our relationship for three months, and all along the way, she’s been testing me. Testing my leadership skills. Testing my confidence.
· Why am I scared?
· What am I scared of?
· What’s making me anxious?
· Which fears are preventing me from gaining confidence?
“Confidence is hard to define but easy to recognize. With it, you can take on the world; without it, you live stuck at the starting block of your potential.”
When my nerves take over I’ll just have to remind myself that if this is me at cautious confidence, imagine what I’ll be able to do with crazy confidence.
Yeehaw, y’all! Here’s to tackling the thousand-pound animal (real or proverbial) that is confidence.