7 Confidence Boosting Books For When You Really Need A Pick-Me-Up
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7 Confidence Boosting Books For When You Really Need A Pick-Me-Up

Without confidence, you can't carpe diem, you can't smile without stress, you can't roll your shoulders back and be seen as a powerful figure.

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7 Confidence Boosting Books For When You Really Need A Pick-Me-Up
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I'm a believer in learning and using accessible resources. We all have days where we are feeling less than or not as confident as we should be! There are plenty of expedients to utilize in the hopes of gaining some confidence and working on your self-esteem. Without confidence, you can't carpe diem, you can't smile without stress, you can't roll your shoulders back and be seen as a powerful figure.

Here are some books to boost your confidence:

1. Demi Lovato's "Staying Strong: 365 Days a Year"

Demi Lovato includes inspirational quotes followed by commentary from her own life to help you go through your personal challenges.

2. Jessamy Hibberd and Jo Usmar's "This Book Will Make You Confident"

This small, yet mighty orange book simply defines all the factors that influence one's confidence. My favorite parts are the "Thoughts To Take Away" sections, which clearly summarizes major points for one to absorb.

3. Tiddy Rowan's "The Little Book of Confidence: Cool. Calm. Collected."


Another compact orange book that encourages one's growth into a confident, compassionate, and self-aware individual. Different exercises are provided throughout the book to encourage this transformation.

4. Tom and David Kelley's "Creative Confidence: Unleashing the Creative Potential Within Us All"


Focusing on individual creativity, these two intellectuals correlate one's unique art to his/her confidence and power as a leader.

5. Glenn R. Schiraldi's "The Self-Esteem Workbook"


I'm not sure why so many confidence booster books are orange, but here we are again with another orange book. However, this one is specifically a workbook. This book involves step-by-step techniques to become more self-accepting in face of critiques, including life's challenges and others who may impede one's goals.

6. Katy Kay and Claire Shipman's "The Confidence Code: The Science and Art of Self-Assurance---What Women Should Know"

Written by two female bestselling authors, this book emphasizes the importance of a woman's confidence and how to achieve and utilize this self-assurance throughout her career.

7. Professor Steve Peters's "The Chimp Paradox: The Acclaimed Mind Management Programme to Help You Achieve Success, Confidence and Happiness"

Dr. Steve Peters discusses the complexities of one's mind and how one can take control of him/herself to ensure that he/she no longer self-sabotages. As a result, one becomes happier, less anxious, more confident, and successful.

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