“The best way to increase self confidence is to do what you are afraid to do.” Unknown
Typically the belief is that you are or you are not confident. It is something innate. Some people might argue it is an inheritable trait like being tall or short. You either believe in yourself or you don’t, and there is nothing you can do about it.
I am not a proponent of this kind of thinking. I believe you are born with a set-point of confidence just like you are born with a set-point of happiness.Like happiness, I believe confidence, especially self-confidence, can be cultivated through practice and a necessary shift in perspective. It doesn’t just occur without work on your part, but it is definitely possible. I am living proof of that.