Lack of confidence and low self-esteem are two of the most common things that people seek to resolve with hypnotherapy and counselling. It’s surprising how often the most confident-looking people are secretly fearful of something, for example speaking in public, driving on the motorway, or talking to strangers at a party.
Often, that fear can be meaningless and unnecessary, but it can hide some of your brightest gifts, and stop you from making the most out of your life. Do you ever find yourself being held back by a lack of confidence in yourself?
Think about the things that you might avoid because of a lack of confidence or self-esteem. Job interviews, parties and other social occasions, holidays… some people find it inhibits them from even leaving the house. It can stop you from getting a better job, put immense strains on your relationship, and have a really damaging affect on your life.
Think of how much better your life could be, if you were confident enough to do the things you want to do.
So if you have a fear you’d like to conquer, please don’t let it damage your life any longer. There are plenty of therapists out there who can help you build your confidence, naturally. Check out Counselling Directory to find a suitable therapist in your area, or if you’re in Glasgow (or you’d like to work via telephone or Skype), get in touch with me on 0791 240 8830 to book a free consultation.
In case it feels a bit too daunting for you to speak to a therapist just now, I’ve put together a guided meditation for you, to help build your confidence and self-esteem from the comfort of your own home.
Listen to this as often as you like, whenever you need a confidence boost.
Lisa Murphy is a counsellor and hypnotherapist based in Cambuslang, Glasgow. Lisa specialises in anxiety, weight-loss and healthy eating.