People who are confident have a way of standing out in the crowd. While other people may be good at pretending like they feel good about themselves, there is something unique and authentic about a truly confident person.
Confidence means not only just thinking that you are worthy, but believing it. Sometimes people are born this way, while others had to work hard to have a strong self-esteem after an initially challenging upbringing.
When it comes to confident people, here are some of the key trademarks of how they stand out.
They Have Their Own Signature Style
Confidence on the inside of a person tends to express itself on the outside as well. Usually, people who are confident about themselves on the inside have no issue creating a look for themselves which they like regardless of popular opinion.
Feeling comfortable in your own skin is something that some people don’t even realize is a possibility. Whereas confident people don’t think twice before putting on something daring which will make them stand out in a crowd of people.
Sometimes confidence is something which can be learned simply by trying new things every day that scares you and force you to step outside of your comfort zone. Try to wear things that you like regardless of whether it’s in the latest fashion magazines.
They Aren’t Afraid To Voice Their Opinion
Many people are guilty of what is referred to as passive communication. Rather than stating their feelings exactly as they are, they tend to “beat around the bush” by insinuating what they want and feel without really getting down to specifics.
A confident person says it like it is and isn’t afraid to have a differing opinion from society. Although this may create some backlash at times, they have the ability to stand their ground firmly even in the case of social adversity.
They Enjoy Time Alone
People who are comfortable in their own skin and genuinely enjoy their own company, have no problem spending time by themselves without depending on the company of others.
While some people draw their energy from the outside and need validation and company in order to feel good, confident people are perfectly content in the silence of their own thoughts.
They know that just because they spend periods of being alone, this doesn’t mean they are any less loved or liked.
They Are Open To Criticism
One of the biggest triggers for insecure people is criticism. Confident people are ok receiving feedback and using it as a tool to improve themselves.
Having the confidence to stand firmly for what you believe but make room for improvement is truly the mark of a person who believes in themselves.