How to Build Confidence & Love Yourself E48
Jess has achieved incredible success since she began her award-winning blog, influencing, performing comedy shows, and even publishing her own book!
‘Own It’ is for anyone tired of feeling like they need to drastically change to be happy. The motivational author guides you on a journey to silence the voices that tell you you’re not good enough.
She’ll help you learn to love yourself wholeheartedly and unlock the authentic confidence and self-love you deserve. With tailored advice, practical exercises, and Jess’s relatable and heart-warming story, you too can “own it” and become the person you are capable of being.
During episode 48 of Women Who Rebrand, Jess will share her inspiring journey, her thoughts about online trolls and overcoming negative self-talk. Plus, she’ll provide invaluable advice to help you find the confidence you need.
Not only is the episode available on all great podcast platforms, but the full visual episode is available to watch on YouTube.
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How to Build Confidence by Embracing All Parts of Yourself
We all have that little voice that tells us we’re not good enough. It may say we’re too shy, loud, dull, or weird. We try to silence it by conforming to what we think others expect of us, but the truth is, we’ll never be able to please everyone.
That’s where building self-confidence comes in. When we’re confident in ourselves and embrace all parts of ourselves, we radiate a specific energy that draws people to us. We don’t have to pretend to be someone we’re not or mould ourselves to fit in. Instead, we can be authentically ourselves, flaws and all.
But building self-confidence can be challenging. It takes practice and patience. One way to start is by focusing on our strengths and what makes us unique. We may be great at problem-solving or have a wicked sense of humour. We may be passionate about a particular hobby or have a talent for cooking. By acknowledging these things, we can see our worth and value.
Another important aspect of building self-confidence is learning to accept our flaws and vulnerabilities. Nobody’s perfect, and that’s okay. We all have things we’re working on, which makes us human. Instead of beating ourselves up over our shortcomings, we can learn to embrace them as part of our journey.
Ultimately, building self-confidence is a lifelong process, but one that’s worth the effort. When we’re confident in ourselves, we can passionately pursue our passions and dreams and better handle life’s challenges.
What Does Confidence Look Like?
During episode 48, Jess recommended creating a vision board to help you work on embracing your true self and building that inner confidence.
Creating a vision board can be a powerful tool for building self-confidence and manifesting your goals. A vision board visually represents your goals and aspirations, created by collecting images, words, and phrases that resonate with your desired outcomes.
Here are some steps you can follow to create a vision board that helps you embrace what confidence looks like to you:
Start with a Clear Intention
Before you begin creating your vision board, take some time to reflect on what you want to achieve. What does confidence look like to you? What kind of person do you want to be? What activities and experiences do you want to have? Write down your answers to these questions and use them as a starting point for your vision board.
Collect Images and Words that Inspire You
Look for images, words, and phrases representing the kind of person you want to be and what you want to do. You can find these in magazines, online, or even by using your own photos. Choose images that make you feel confident and inspired.
Arrange Your Images and Words on a Board
Once you have collected your images and words, arrange them on a board meaningfully. You can use a poster board, a cork board, or even a digital platform like Canva or Pinterest. Make sure that the images and words are placed in a way that feels visually pleasing to you.
Focus on the Details
As you create your vision board, pay attention to the details. What kind of clothing and accessories do you want to wear? What kind of activities do you want to engage in? What kind of people do you want to surround yourself with? Include specific details that help you visualise your desired outcomes.
Display Your Vision Board Where You Can See It
Once your vision board is complete, display it where you will see it often. This could be in your bedroom, office, or any other space where you spend a lot of time. The more you see your vision board, the more it will reinforce your goals and help you stay motivated.
Creating a vision board is a simple but powerful way to build confidence and manifest your goals. By focusing on the kind of person you want to be and the experiences you want to have, you can create a visual reminder of your desired outcomes and stay inspired to take action towards achieving them.
Are you struggling with limiting beliefs and negative self-talk? Then you will want to listen to episode 42 of Women Who Rebrand. Sadie, a talented self-connection coach and shadow worker, shares her top methods for helping clients reach their goals while guiding them to become more self-aware and better understand their values, beliefs, and motivations.
This insightful podcast episode is packed with valuable tips and tools to help you move past those mental barriers and towards the life you want.
Give it a listen, and get ready to transform your mindset!
By encouraging people to assert their needs and prioritise themselves, Jess empowers her audiences to take control of their lives and reach their full potential.
Jess’s mission is to empower people with confidence, and self-worth is grounded in her belief that everyone deserves to be treated with respect and dignity. By sharing her insights and experiences, she is helping to create a world where everyone has the opportunity to thrive and reach their full potential.
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Jessica Jones is a Comedian, Award-Winning Blogger, and Author.
Outside of her inspiring endeavours, Jess is a seasoned DE&I Lead & Talent Acquisition Manager with a deep passion for people, talent, and creating inclusive recruitment strategies that foster diversity in the workplace. With experience in both agency and in-house settings, Jess has worked across several industries, including Travel, Retail & Hospitality, FMCG, Engineering, and Creative & Media, gaining valuable insights and expertise.
Beyond her professional pursuits, Jessica runs an award-winning motivational and lifestyle blog that tackles real issues related to modern motherhood, mental health, and navigating the world as a plus-size woman. She also hosts empowerment events and workshops to encourage positive thinking, boost confidence, and empower teams personally and professionally. Her fantastic book, ‘Own It‘, which Jess discussed during episode 48, shares her experiences which can be found in major book retailers.
Charitable work is also close to Jess’s heart. She supports various causes, including small local charities supporting women and children and cancer charities like Coppafeel and Black Women Rising.
Jess is a well-rounded and dedicated professional who truly cares about positively impacting the world.
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