Confidence comes from within.
So many people look outside themselves for ways to feel good on the inside. They think self-confidence will come from doing this, having that or looking a certain way. The reality is that although they're the only ones who can build their confidence up, the way they think and act is doing nothing but tearing it down.
The first seeds for my latest book were planted a few years ago when I was walking in the park and observed a scene that left me feeling quite uncomfortable. A young boy of perhaps six or seven had climbed a tree and gone beyond the height he was confident to get back down from. I couldn’t help but overhear his mother berate him for his lack of courage. "Don’t be so pathetic." "You really are being stupid." "What a wimp you’re being." "You really are useless." Continue reading.
Originally posted on Mind,Body,Green.