Self-confidence is a common trait among the absurdly successful, but is it their success that led them to be confident, or their confidence that led them to be successful? Psychological research into self-worth reveals this as a two-way street. That is not to say that self-confidence is a surefire way to succeed, as confidence needs to be tempered with experience and intelligence if it is to truly be a boon to you as a person. There are many Tips for improving self-confidence, some of which can applied easily and quickly, every single day of your life. Don’t feel the need to compare yourself to others, you are unique, and your worth is not dictated by what you have accomplished, but by what sort of person you strive to be. Exercise when you can, not only will this improve your health, but it also floods your bloodstream with chemicals that can naturally improve your feeling of self-worth. Focus on the things that you can change, not everything is up to you, but there are things that are might be improved by your insight, so do your best. Most importantly, it is important to know that becoming a more confident person doesn’t happen overnight. It takes real concerted effort, even just small changes over a period of time, that can add up to a real feeling of progress and better self-esteem. It is also important to note the potential help of medical professionals, as while mental illness such as depression is often derided by the fortunate and ignorant, it is still a very common illness that has affected many people throughout history, though now we have the evolving medical and psychological fields to combat the problem. Don’t be afraid to ask for help from the professionals and keep on making progress.