Overcoming Fears & Limiting Beliefs - Self-confidence

We continue the Module Two series with self-confidence. Referring to our guiding metaphor, we can see self-confidence as the surfboard itself, visualizing its significance in providing stability, empowering surfers to tackle challenges, and maintaining a strong foundation for servers their devil adventures.

We're going to cover:

  • What is self-confidence and how it manifests​
  • What to be aware of when it comes to self-confidence​
  • Action: Identify beliefs about self-confident people​
  • How to cultivate self-confidence​
  • Action: Build self-confidence with the 3 intelligence levels​

Self-confidence means:

  • Putting trust in your own judgment, capacities, and abilities
  • A core belief that influences behavior and decision-making
  • The expectations of performance via self-evaluation & experience
  • That which brings about more happiness
  • It operates in the known, with courage operating in the unknown.​

How to cultivate self-confidence​

  • Take a posture of confidence
  • Practice ​presence
  • Build your ​energy capacity
  • Exercise ​regularly
  • Visualize ​confidence
  • Give yourself permission to be​
  • Clarify ​your goals
  • Speak well to yourself​
  • Ask for help & ​offer support​

Identify Beliefs​ On Self-Confidence

What do you believe about self-confident people​?

Ask yourself this question as many times as needed, in as many ways as possible, until the answer is “That’s about it, that’s all I believe about them”, then reflect on it.


  • Don’t confuse self-efficacy or self-esteem with self-confidence.
  • Self-confidence is not static and can be objective.
  • Self-confidence is not a fixed trait; it can be influenced & developed.
  • Too much self-esteem & self-confidence don’t result in narcissism.
  • It’s a process, not a one-time shot.

How to build self-confidence with 3 intelligences​

1. Head level = Rationality​

2. Heart level = Intuition​

3. Gut level = Emotions + Physiology​

“Confidence comes not from always being right, but from not fearing to be wrong.” - Peter T. McIntyre​

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