Two More Keys To Confidence: Purpose & Belief
Having a powerful awareness of self is imperative to soul love. As noted in yesterday’s post, cognizance helps you to higher self-awareness and what drives your behavior. This understanding helps you to be additional compassionate with yourself. Similarly, having a powerful sense of purpose will facilitate to solidify your self-love. Once you understand what you would like to try and do with your life, it’s easier to acknowledge your worth and to feel additional love for yourself. Getting clear regarding your purpose will help boost your confidence. Let’s break it down.
What is Purpose?
Purpose can have a wide array of definitions. For this post, consider your purpose to be your “why.” For example, why do you do what you do? What is the underlying motivation you have for working, playing, relating to others, etc.? If you don’t know the answer to this, it’s time to start giving it some thought. Take notes on these questions and look for patterns of what drives you. Knowing your strongest motivation or purpose in life is important to a number of things, including your success, happiness, and self-confidence.
The Connection Between Purpose and Confidence
When you understand what’s most important to you in life, you can then take proactive actions based on those priorities. Living in accordance with your purpose will lead you to feel better about yourself because you know you’re making decisions that are in line with your values and that you’re making strides toward doing the things that will help you to reach your goals. When you have a purpose in your life, you have taken steps to declare what’s important to you and what matters most. That can be quite empowering, also leading to increased self-esteem. You’re living on your own terms, not ones determined by outside forces.
How to Develop Your Sense of Purpose
Developing your sense of purpose and discovering just what that is can be the tricky part. Fortunately, there are some things you can do to move that process along. Taking stock of what matters most to you and your priorities in life is a good start. As noted earlier, you can make a list of these things and look for patterns to guide your next steps. It’s also helpful to get out there and try new things. The more experiences and people you expose yourself to, the more likely you are to find something that speaks to you, aligns with your values and influences your future decisions. If you’re not sure what you want to try, start with things that interest you or that you’ve considered trying in the past, then go from there. Keep in mind that you don’t have to settle for just one purpose. There could be multiple things that sustain your interest and push you forward each and every day.
This is a quick breakdown of what purpose is and how it contributes to confidence. Give the recommendations above a try and start seeking your own life’s purpose. Soon, you’ll find yourself living a life you love!