"Nothing builds self-esteem and self-confidence like accomplishment.” ― Thomas Carlyle

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There is no doubt that meditation is valuable and it works, you can even use it to build your self-confidence.

Medical studies show meditation has the ability to reduce stress levels and it helps build better brains. I have listed some of the ways meditation can transform how you see yourself and can boost your self-esteem and self-confidence.

  1. By taking the time to meditate regularly you are making an investment in yourself which affirms your own value and worth. Investing time in ourselves is one way for us to stay mentally and physically healthy and happy.
    • Use meditation regularly for multiple benefits towards your healthiness in body, mind and spirit.
  2. Numerous studies have verified the ability for people to achieve a relaxed state through meditation. Being in a relaxed state will help you to perform better no matter what task you want to perform.
    • Performing better will undoubtedly boost your self-confidence and self-esteem.
  3. For some, there is a direct correlation between low self-esteem and nervous energy. Meditation will also help you live more calmly from a place of power.
    • Having less nervous energy is empowering and confidence building.
  4. Meditation helps you to be more grounded and centred. When you are grounded and centred you will be able to focus and achieve more of what you want in life.
    • Achieving your goals will help boost your confidence and self-esteem.

      Once we let go of negative thoughts we can release the need to make judgements and see ourselves as truly valuable.

  5. Meditation can be also used to clear the mind allowing you to focus on better decision making which will lead to greater trust and belief in yourself.
    • Knowing you can make good decisions builds your self-confidence.
  6. Use meditation to quiet your inner critic, which is one of the primary causes of low self-worth. Having constant negative talk is damaging to your confidence and self-esteem.
    • Quieting the mind through meditation and replacing your inner talk with positive affirmations will re-train your brain to focus on more of what you want to create in your life.

Furthermore, meditation helps you put problems into proper perspective, this allows your rational mind to remove the exaggerated over worrying. Leaving you able to see a way to resolve the issues with clarity, positivity and focus.

Now you know how meditation can improve your self-confidence. If you want to find out which area of life to focus your meditation on, use this Life Balance tool it will guide you towards the area you need to build confidence in. Follow my FaceBook page for more updates and live mini meditations here. The simple act of meditating can make a powerful difference in your life, read this blog on 4 different ways to meditate, it will help you determine the method of meditation that suits you. Let me know which ways will you use it to enhance your life.