#173 – Wire your Brain for Confidence: The Science of Conquering Self-Doubt, with Louisa Jewell
Hello & welcome to a brilliant episode!
…one you just must share with friends.
If you're human(!), then you've probably experienced self-doubt at some point in your life as we all do. Whether it's doubting your abilities at work or play or feeling unsure doing new things - self-doubt can hold you back from achieving your dreams and goals and living a fulfilling life.
In my experience it is the biggest killer of dreams I see day to day…
But don't worry, you're not alone. In fact, my guest Louisa Jewell and I know exactly how you feel. From experience!
Louisa – who says she was plagued with self-doubt in her youth which held her back massively - is an author, speaker, and leading expert in the field of positive psychology. Her book, Wire Your Brain for Confidence; The Science of Conquering Self-Doubt, is a good read for anyone struggling with self-doubt. In this episode, Louisa dives deep into the topics covered in her book and shares practical tips and strategies for building confidence and overcoming self-doubt.
Here's a sneak peek of what you can expect to learn:How to identify and challenge your negative self-talkThe science behind confidence and self-doubtHow important it is ‘to just start’How taking baby steps forward works well by building confidenceHow cultivating a growth mindset is keyHow regularly being around realistically encouraging, supportive people is a mustThe importance of role modelsHow self-compassion and self-care are importantStrategies for achieving your goals and living a fulfilling lifeHow to rewire your brain for confidence and overcome self-doubt How to master your self talk - and to stop ruminating(!)...and much more!
Whether you're looking to boost your confidence at work, in your relationships, or in your personal life - or if self-doubt is standing between you and your dreams - this episode has something for everyone. Louisa's warm and engaging style will make you feel like you're chatting with a friend, while her expert insights and practical tips will leave you feeling empowered and ready to tackle any challenge.
So, if you're ready to conquer self-doubt, build unshakable confidence and chase your dreams, then join us now.
As always, I’d LOVE to hear what resonates with you from this episode – and what you plan to implement after listening in. So please share below and let’s keep the conversation going in the Dream Life Podcast Facebook group here.
Have a wonderful week …and Dream Big!
SHOW NOTES:Learn more about my GROW, my personal Growth / Book Club here… where in May we’ll be reading and squeezing the learnings out of Louisa’s book, Wire Your Brain For Confidence: The Science of Conquering Self-DoubtLearn about my 12-Month Coaching Program & Online Course here… where we’re working on self-doubt during May – and the amazing Joe Pane will be our Super Star Speaker.Join the waitlist for my Mastermind for Female Entrepreneurs here… Checkout my new Create Your Dream Morning Ritual video workshop here…Browse our new Morning Ritual Journals here…The book Louisa mentioned as one of her favourite is Peace Is Every Step: The Path of Mindfulness in Everyday Life by Thich Nhat Hanh
RESOURCES:Learn about my Habit Club here...Learn more about how Kristina does her Morning Pages journaling here…Learn how to transform your life with a Gratitude Journal here…Take your first step to getting clarity on what you want from life with this free bonus dreaming exercise here 101 Dreams Audio Guide Buy my book Your Dream Life Starts Here.Join our Dream Life Podcast Facebook Group here - and jump into discussions & learning with like-minded people. Help up spread this inspiring message to even more people by sharing our podcast on social media with the hashtag #101milliondreamers Download a review of My Top 10 Favourite Books of all timeShop inspiring & meaningful products at The Dream Life Store here.Follow Kristina on Instagram Follow Kristina on Facebook
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