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Are you afraid of becoming confident?

Many women who experience low self-confidence know this feeling: they deeply want to become confident and at the same time they’re very scared about it. When they think about what would be possible in their lives if they’d love and affirm themselves, you can see that special spark in their eyes. Then the negative self-talk set in and they start being concerned about the potential consequences.

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Avez-vous peur d’avoir confiance en vous?

Beaucoup de femmes qui font l’expérience d’un manque de confiance en soi connaissent cette sensation: elles veulent se sentir bien dans leur peau, s’affirmer et en même temps, cela leur fait peur. Je le vois tous les jours dans mon cabinet: l’idée de pouvoir finalement s’affirmer et s’aimer soi-même tel que nous sommes nous fait briller les yeux. Mais si on creuse un peu plus (et c’est ce qu’on fait avec le coaching), les résistances et la peur des conséquences potentielles émergent.

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A conversation about women empowerment

In this spontaneous conversation with Caroline from The Happy Sensitive we talk about Women Empowerment. Passing through confidence, sensitivity, awareness, authenticity, dealing with emotions and standing up for yourself, we talk about the need for women to finally accept and embrace who they are as the first step for empowerment.

This conversation is adorable and full of insights. You’ll see two coaches who work with women, for women, every day and the passion of being there for you. Enjoy!

 

How to say no gracefully

Learning to say no it’s important to make sure that your boundaries are respected and that you don’t waste time and energy in activities – or with people – that don’t matter to you. With this exercise, you’ll learn how to do it in 4 steps.

In the last post I wrote about setting healthy boundaries, and in order to set boundaries, you need to learn how to say no and to feel good about it. Because if you feel guilty, it’s a lot more difficult to say no.

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How to set healthy boundaries

It’s important to set healthy boundaries and state when something isn’t ok for you. Even more, if you a giver. Because the takers usually don’t set boundaries for you. With this exercise, you’ll learn how to set boundaries and make sure they are respected.

Setting healthy boundaries is one of the most important – and hard to do – things you can do for yourself. It’s important because when our needs are overlooked by ourselves or others, we feel a strong sense of discomfort and even rage. And as women, we even learnt how to repress rage and avoid being considered high-maintenance. When this happens, it’s important to acknowledge our feelings and act on them.

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