Confidence Tag

Have you wanted to try something new but you chose not to because a little voice in your head was saying: ‘I could mess up, look silly and end up feeling embarrassed.’ Mistakes can cause us to question our abilities, our self-worth and affect our confidence....

As parents and educators we encourage children to keep going, put in the effort, stay determined - all great words of advice.   We feel happy and proud when children want to try new activities, new skills and new ways of doing things. However,...

Every choice you have made has created who you are today. Think about yourself as the captain of a ship in the sea. Sometimes the sea is calm and the choices are easy. At other times, a great storm is raging and the choices are harder. When...

Believe it’s possible for you to be confident! If you choose not to believe in the possibility of who you can be then there is no space for change or growth. When you like yourself and feel comfortable in your own skin it’s much easier to take...

You don't need to hide your talents, ability, and personality in order to fit in and please others. A little fear of what others think is normal (even the most confident people feel fear from time to time). The key is to notice your fear, knowing...

‘There’s been many times in my life Where I have doubted myself But I will achieve great things Because I refuse to give up.’ Lyric from ‘Push Through’ Sara Westbrook Everyone experiences fear, especially when it comes to achieving dreams. Often dreams come with taking risks,...

Who do you smile at? Do you only smile at friends or people you know? Or do you smile at strangers too? Smiling is such a little thing, but it has a big impact. A smile can brighten someone’s day. If they are feeling low, a...

I recently spoke with a recruiter for a local university who shared a common (and alarming) trend that many young people are applying without the ability to advocate for themselves as they are used to their parents advocating for them. Without the life skill of self-advocacy,...

Communities thrive when people work together for the greater good of the whole. Children learn skills such as responsibility, teamwork and collaboration through the opportunities they have to interact within their community. While it takes a community to educate a child, the role the parent plays...

Build Confident, Resilient Young People

Subscribe to my newsletter and receive a free, exclusive 10 page UPower mini journal.

I am a...

You have Successfully Subscribed!