The major problem with self-belief is that one way or the other we are somehow programmed to focus on our faults rather than our abilities and attributes. With this way of thinking, your intention to remedy the faults can no longer affirm a strong self-belief.

You should focus on developing your capacity and abilities to understand your natural talent and strengthen your belief in yourself. Everyone is unique in his or her way. There is nobody in this world that is exactly like you. People fail in their life endeavors because they try to be like someone else, do not try to replicate someone’s career path or style. You will weaken your resolve and hinder your own progress by doing so.

Believe in yourself, what you can do and how you can do it differently to anyone else and this will offer more than any other person. When you look in the mirror, you should see individual who cannot be compared. There is uniqueness in this individuality, irreplaceable in its one right. You cannot begin to find success without self-belief. The luck and circumstances that is required for you to attain your goals can only manifest if you believe in yourself.

How is anybody going to believe in you if you do not believe in yourself? You will glow like a beacon attracting all the positive circumstances of success if you have self-believe. This is the simple way the world works, as you project your plans consider this perspective and work on this aspect of development.

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“Employ your time in improving yourself by other men’s writing so that you shall come easily by what others have labored hard for.” “Socrates” When you spend time improving yourself, you become better person and develop your self-image, the easiest way to get there is to follow what others have to impact through their life experience.

The issues about out our appearance, how we are perceived and understood may, to a great extent, affect self-confidence in ourselves.

Our upbringing and circumstances of our childhood and education can make us develop negative beliefs about ourselves. Those people with an obvious charisma have no such problems, and with the power of self-belief can forge a clear path towards their goals and ambitions.

More often than not, it is not just talent that uplift these people. Many averagely talented people scale the heights of their chosen fields, based on their self-belief and an unstoppable drive to succeed.

We go to school, get qualification and pay our dues in order to advance ourselves in jobs, in status and in life style, but we neglect the one thing that can guarantee success with all certainty – self-belief.

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Author's Bio: 

Mark Irabor is a chief technologist and head of unit, college of medicine university of Ibadan