When you begin building confidence on the inside, you inventory all the things you do well, from tying your shoelace to helping your mom cross the street to making a great cherry pie to sneezing really well.
Everybody does something well, and the place to begin building confidence is on that sturdy foundation of being able to do something — anything — with a degree of proficiency.
If you can't think of one thing you do well, then you're probably having a pity party, which is toxic for confidence. You're also not looking at yourself objectively, so have a friend help you recognize your talents. If a friend's not available, ask your mother, who probably loves everything you do. If that doesn't work, immediately turn to Chapter 3 to understand why pity parties are toxic. If that doesn't work, see a therapist.
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