Do you want to know what I find to be one of the most beautiful things?
A lady with confidence.
There is something so powerful about a woman who is comfortable in her skin and able to communicate with poise and dignity.
Y’all, it give me chills! That’s one of the whole reasons I started [W]IT GIRL: I wanted to create a platform through which young women could grow into well-rounded, confident ladies who take the world head on.
Some people are innately born with confidence. Others gain it with age and maturity. And still others struggle to find this enigmatic characteristic. I fall into the last category, although I will say age has helped. I strive to make my fellow [W]IT GIRLS feel confident in themselves and the work they do; I find community is huge in boosting one’s confidence.
One of my favorite ways to manifest confidence is mantras.
One million years ago during a yoga class, my teacher introduced me to the concept of a mantra. At the time I found the notion a little strange and voodoo-y. Joke was on me.
A mantra is a word or phrase you repeat to yourself or aloud (often in a meditation practice). Typically mantras are positive and uplifting; the idea is that as you vocalize these pure thoughts and ideas repeatedly, you realize them. Mantras manifest your dreams. Think of it as a pep talk.
I often write mantras repeatedly, or I’ve even made mantra cards and kept them in my purse for easy access. When I need a boost of confidence or feel overwhelmed, I choose a mantra and give myself one minute to repeat it as many times as I can while doing some deep breathing. Mantras can be great mechanisms for coping with stress or frustration, as well.
Today I’m sharing with you 5 mantras to manifest confidence.
Oh, sweet [W]IT GIRL, you are enough. You have enough. Everything you need is within. Don’t let anyone steal your self-worth.
God places you exactly where you are meant. Any obstacle you face or pain you experience is temporary and preparing you for bigger, for better.
You are the light. You are the positivity. Inhale and expand. Exhale and let go of that which no longer serves you.
Acceptance is crucial to finding inner peace. Fight for the things you can change. Accept the things you cannot.
[W]IT GIRLS, you attract what you radiate.
So go forth, radiate confidence.