Have you ever felt your confidence take a beating just in the moments when you could do with an instant confidence boost?
Like when you’re about to attend a networking event, a conference or go live.
Wouldn’t it be incredible if you could just summon the confidence whenever you need it to clear the brain fog and show up as your best self?
How can I get instantly more confident?
Well I happen to believe this technique is what I owe so many of my best performances. And top life coaches Tony Robbins and Brandon Burchard teach a similar technique.
And what can’t be denied is the science behind it. Amy Cuddy’s research validated eight times over, demonstrates how by adopting power pose body language we can change the chemical make up on our bodies. Resulting in a more confident you that will perform better.
Check out her Ted talk here: Body Language can shape who you are – Ted talk by Amy Cuddy
This is how simply changing your body posture and moving your body differently can reduce your stress hormones and increase testosterone to have you firing on all cylinders in just two minutes.
My top tips for instant confidence using your body
Uncurl your body, push back your shoulders and get ready to rise to the challenge.
Dig the power walk, do the wonder women pose and learn to take up the space you deserve.
Add a great big smile in the mirror before reminding yourself you will bring your A game!
Sounds too simple right, but I cannot tell you how effective this is. I remember coaching ladies about to speak at a global conference using just this one technique all seven women reported an increased feeling of confidence and control.
Try it and tag me in your favourite power pose, tell me how do you feel with this awesome instant strategy for instant confidence?