Cynsational Quick Notes — Confidence

Mindset Tip #8: Live up to Your Values

Cynthia Hull

Tags Behavior, Beliefs, Confidence, Reflection

Mindset Tip #8: Live up to Your Values

Values are our guiding principles. But what does that have to do with mindset? 

Confidence and self-esteem. Each and every day we all have to make decisions to hold true to our values. Every time a decision or action is taken that goes against our values, we lose a bit of confidence and self-esteem. 


Mindset Tip #6: Avoid Negative People

Mindset Tip #6: Avoid Negative People

Mindset Tip #6:  Avoid Negative People The people you surround yourself with have a tremendous impact on your mind.  Don't spend most of your time around negative people who diminish you. Pay attention to how you feel around people and limit your time with those who don't lift you up.   You've heard the quote about how you are the sum of the five people you spend the most time with .. I don't know about that but I do know that spending time with  negative people has a negative impact on your life. Pay attention to the energy, words...


Mindset Tip #2: It's Not Personal

Cynthia Hull

Tags Beliefs, Confidence, focus, habits, mindset

Mindset Tip #2: It's Not Personal

   Don’t take things personally. Everyone has underlying issues that you can't see on the surface. The person in the hallway that didn't speak as they passed by .. might have been thinking about the fight they had with their spouse, or the big deadline looming, or the bad news from the doctor. The barista who is usually friendly but didn't engage in your usual banter this morning? She may have been thinking about her final exams or wondering how to pay to repair her car. Don't make baseless conclusions based on a tiny amount of information that you have...


Mindset Tip #3: Focus on the Good Things

Mindset Tip #3:  Focus on the Good Things

  Gratitude is a powerful tool. You can change your outlook and attitude by taking a few minutes to notice and be thankful for all the good things in your life. The fact that you are breathing means you have something to be grateful for. Take a few deep breaths - feel your lungs fill with life-giving oxygen and be thankful that you are alive. Everyone has misfortune and hardship. There are lessons to learn in our misfortunes. When you learn the lesson, be thankful for the opportunity to grow. When you are happy -- be thankful. Soak in the...