self-confidence


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self-confidence

a generalized tendency to believe that one is capable of being successful within or across behavioural domains. See also self-efficacy.
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Critique: Exceptionally well written, organized and presented, "Beyond Beauty: A Guide to Self-Love, Self-Confidence, Full Feminine Power" is an extraordinary, life-changing, life-enhancing read that is unreservedly recommended for personal reading lists, as well as both community and college/university library Self-Help/Self-Improvement collections.
Self-confidence is what academics call "domain-specific" - it may apply to certain areas of life, but not others.
Self-confidence is often the missing ingredient, holding back a person from developing meaningful relationships and enjoying personal and professional success.
Nurses' self-confidence and perceived benefit of family presence were statistically significant (p=0.
3% of the patients felt that their self-confidence was affected or decreased because of their cleft condition.
Competitive anxiety and self-confidence states are considered temporary alterations in an athlete's mental and physical being that can either enhance or inhibit athletic performance (Martens et al.
They are, for example, self-confidence in learning a subject, and liking the subject, which are both positively related to achievement (e.
Self-confidence in identification generally increased for most species with angler skill level.
Once this is understood, the key to building self-confidence is clear--self confidence comes from successfully undertaking difficult tasks--no matter how uncomfortable or nervous you feel at the time.
In this respect, some have suggested that individuals' performance can be influenced by two main psychological variables including anxiety and self-confidence (Taylor, 1981).
Simulation-based teaching and learning strategies build self-confidence in nursing students by allowing them to practice assessment and critical thinking skills in a nonthreatening environment (Birkhoff & Donner, 2010).
PERSEVERANCE | IMAGINATION | SELF-CONFIDENCE | HUMOUR