Author(s): Harriet Griffey
'Confidence is like a muscle: the more you use it, the stronger it gets.' - AnonConfidence is a key asset in life - from presentations at work to first dates, there are so many situations where a little confidence goes a long way. With tips on job interveiws, body language and making a great first impression, I Want to Be Confident contains straightforward, well-researched advice to improve anyone's confidence and self-esteem.Harriet Griffey identifies what it takes to improve confidence and offers practical tips on embracing our social and working lives and approaching our personal and professional relationships more positively, and in a way that authentically reflects who we are and what we want to achieve.In today's virtual, social networking world, there is a downside: online rather than personal interaction is creating a climate of social awkwardness and a lack of social confidence, particularly among young people. If we don't demonstrate our abilities or show our unique qualities, it's difficult to be confident about them. We need to practise to improve our confidence.
Harriet Griffey is a journalist and health editor living in London.