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Increasing Confidence & Health at the Same Time

She stands confidently and in good health
She stands confidently and in good health
A few simple changes can increase your confidence and health. Pexels, CC0 License.

It is often surprising just how many times confidence and good health go hand in hand. It seems that once you have one, generally the other follows pretty swiftly behind. But it can be something of a challenge achieving one or the other, especially when you don’t even know when to start. As it turns out, there are a number of simple changes you can make which will simultaneously increase your feeling of daily confidence and make for a healthier and more vibrant you. These changes are simple to enact, and yet powerful in their results. Let’s take a look at what they are to give you some idea of what you can do.

Work On Your Posture

Posture is something that a lot of people struggle with from time to time. For some people, it becomes an issue for the rest of their lives. If you know that you could probably benefit from working on your posture, then you might well be wondering what you can do to make that happen. As it turns out, it is relatively simple to fix a bad posture, even if you have been slumping or slouching for years. All it takes is the determination and dedication to put in a consistent effort. A simple method is to imagine a rope connecting your shoulders to the small of your back. This will straighten you out, and give you a sense of how you should be positioned. It is then just a matter of doing this every day until it is habit. Improving your posture makes you feel taller and more confident – and gives your spine more of a fighting chance.

Fix Your Smile

If there is anything which can damage your confidence and your health, it is having a broken smile. This could be due to having a tooth missing, or several teeth missing, or it might just be that they are discolored. Whatever it is, oral health problems are very often also issues of lack of confidence. Therefore, fixing these problems is likely to be hugely beneficial for both of those core purposes and desires. If you have missing teeth, go to the likes of Owens DDS and have implants installed. This will help you to regain your natural smile in no time. If you have discolored teeth, consider a home whitening kit, or go to your hygienist for a more permanent fix.

Train Your Mind

Confidence is all in the mind, and it just so happens that the mind is another hugely important area of concern when it comes to being healthy. Mental health is an issue for everyone to watch out for. Never before has depression or anxiety been so rampant, and never has it been so important to look after your own mental health. Therefore, it is worth finding ways to train your mind, so that you can feel more confident as well as keeping those mental health issues at bay. A regular meditation practice of any kind will help you to do that, and you might decide that it is one of the best changes you ever made.

19 thoughts on “Increasing Confidence & Health at the Same Time”

  1. Great post – posture is something I think we always need reminders for. I find myself leaning closer to my monitor – I should get zapped for that! thanks for another great post Christy!

    1. Thanks for the recommendation, Teagan, and I’ll be sure to watch it this coming week, if not this weekend. Wishing you a lovely weekend xxoo

  2. Ha! My mom always would nag us about our posture. I’m going to email her this post. She’ll give me the biggest “I told you so!” I loved loved loved how you didn’t say take your meds in regards to depression. It seems folks rely on pills way too much. Great article, Christy! ❤️

  3. “Mens sana in corpore sano” or “a healthy mind in a healthy body” … Thales of Miletus
    An entire philosophy in your post,an ideal to strive for,dear Christy :) xxx

  4. John Fioravanti

    I think the key point is the final point about training your mind. Life and living well is mostly about attitude. Thanks, Christy!

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