You Need to Give Up These Toxic Habits If You Want to Be Confident and Successful

Elle Kaplan
Jun 19, 2017 · 5 min read

Confidence plays a huge role in your success — eliminating these bad habits will immediately boost your self-esteem.

Stop expecting perfection.

American journalist, activist, author of six best-selling books Maria Shriver once said, “Perfectionism doesn’t make you feel perfect; it makes you feel inadequate.”

Stop slouching.

Stop being lazy with your wardrobe.

Stop comparing yourself to others.

“Comparison is the thief of joy” — Theodore Roosevelt

Stop dwelling on your failures.

“The difference between successful people and others is how long they spend time feeling sorry for themselves.” — Barbara Corcoran

Stop letting others influence your self-esteem.

Eleanor Roosevelt once said, “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”

Stop fearing the unknown.

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Elle Kaplan

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CEO/Founder of @LexionCapital & CIO of LexION Alpha. Self Made Entrepreneur, Financial Expert & Dreamer. Visit http://ow.ly/TiMM30haQcj to learn more.

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A network of business & tech podcasts designed to accelerate learning. Selected as “Best of 2018” by Apple. Mission.org