Handling Insecurity

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By Jake Lawson 

 

In order to overcome insecurity, people need to:

v  Be willing to be put in vulnerable positions in life where they might get hurt.

v  Take risks to change their current behaviour.

v  Trust others enough to expose themselves to them, risking vulnerability and the possibility of being hurt.

v  Have a healthy and humorous belief in themselves in order to overlook their exaggerated need for acceptance and approval.

v  Take a rational approach to each problem they face so that they are no longer inhibited by debilitating fears or beliefs.

v  Practice assertive behaviour in their lives, earning respect and the acknowledgment of their rights.

v  Arouse the courage to take small steps in learning to experience success and overcoming their lack of belief in self. Once the success is experienced, they can build on it to gain the courage to act out of a strong conviction in their self-goodness and worth.

v  Break the barrier or outer shell of the self-doubt they have hidden behind and reach out to others. Breaking out of their "shells" requires letting go of past hurts (real or imagined) and moving on with life.

v  Open themselves to the possibility of success and accomplishment. Visualize or make a prophecy of winning at life so their energies are focused in a growth direction.

v  Reward themselves for who they are and capitalize on their strengths, attributes, skills and competencies. 


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