Do you feel you could achieve much more in life if only you had more confidence? Do you know you'd be happier if you were braver, or had more self-belief? Then this is the book for you. In this supportive and motivational book former Life Coach of the Year Charlotta Hughes takes a look at all of the ways in which we hold ourselves back and avoid expanding our horizons and she offers advice, ideas and inspiration to help change things. Scared of failure? Feel unappreciated? Hate change? Worried about what others might think? This book will help you overcome all of your excuses and give you the motivation you need to change the way you feel about yourself. So what's YOUR excuse?
Charlotta has been coaching professionally for over 15 years and in 2013 she won Life Coach of the Year, awarded by the national body Association of Professional Coaches, Trainers and Consultants. Her background is within Human Resources and she started her busy coaching practice, Be Me Life Coaching, in January 2007. Charlotta specialises in confidence, direction and entrepreneur coaching and she delivers motivational talks and workshops that encourage personal and professional success. After 19 years in England Charlotta is now living in her native country Sweden together with her British husband and two young children. She regularly travels to the UK for her work.
INTRODUCTION How to use this book The benefits of being more confident The consequences of lacking confidence The definition of confidence THE EXCUSES FEARS I'm scared of failure I'm scared I might succeed I don't like change My fears are stupid! KNOWLEDGE I don't have the skills MIND My lack of confidence is justified I feel like a fraud I've just been lucky I try to be positive but I can't I'm not * enough I get easily overwhelmed I'm an underachiever I can't maintain things I'd hate to become arrogant I have too many regrets I was born negative I'm a perfectionist I'm an introvert I was born with poor confidence OTHER PEOPLE I can't cope with criticism No one appreciates me I've been hurt in the past I'm discriminated against LIFE I have too much on my plate I'm tired all the time SOME FINAL THOUGHTS