This story is from our friends at Tone It Up! We’ll be sharing Tone It Up’s best fitness and healthy living tips every month. In today’s post, Karena and Katrina will be sharing 10 tips to boost your confidence that will have you feeling your very best…

Tone It Up: 10 Ways to Boost Your Confidence

Hey LC.com readers! It’s Karena and Katrina here from Tone It Up. Whether your life goals include landing your dream job, feeling amazing in your body, running a marathon, or even all three, having a healthy sense of confidence is essential! We want you to trust yourself and to have faith in your desires. These qualities will propel you to go for what you want, without letting any obstacles get you down. Confidence plays a big role in living your happiest life and today we’re sharing 10 surefire ways to elevate that sense of self worth. Here they are…

  1. Lead your life with your heart.
    Stand tall and you’ll immediately feel a boost of confidence. You may not be able to see it when you look in the mirror, but your heart is working hard for you day in a day out. It deserves to lead.
  2. Smile.
    It’s contagious. Be happy about the blessings in your life! You’ll make someone’s day. Plus, smiling is sexy.
  3. Act like you’re on a mission.
    You’ll feel fierce and confident right away.
  4. Step outside of your comfort zone, try something new and overcome a fear. Perhaps it’s signing up for a race, talking to someone new, or going to the front of yoga class! The more you do this, the more you’ll feel like you can take on the world!
  5. Be bold.
    Wear red lipstick, bold colors and never be afraid to go after what you want!
  6. Break a sweat.
    Working out will make you feel confident and amazing! It increases your endorphins to help you feel happy, reduces stress and tones your muscles.
  7. Find the beauty in others.
    Compliment people, even if it’s someone you don’t know. And send love notes to your family and friends! Focusing on what you love in others is one of the best ways to feel great about yourself.
  8. Nix the negative talk.
    Whether it’s in your head or out loud, all negative talk needs to go. Each time you catch yourself saying something unkind about yourself or anyone else, just correct it. We promise this will have a huge impact on how you feel each day. If a girlfriend says something negative about herself, make her correct it too… Then compliment her!
  9. Dress to the nines.
    Take a little extra time and take care of yourself by dressing your best wherever you go—even if it’s the gym. When you feel good, you’ll go the extra mile—whether it’s at work, at home, at the gym or on a date!
  10. Reward yourself.
    You deserve it. Do things that make you smile and feel pampered often. Take a bubble bath, treat yourself to new clothes, manicures or a 20 minute break with your favorite magazine. It’s the little things that make a difference!

Which one of these 10 tips from Tone It Up are you doing today?

Get out there and be confident, ladies!

XO Team LC

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