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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Students consistently reported high levels of self-confidence after using the HFS scenarios (SSSC, self-confidence, M = 35.
Universal accessibility can provide opportunities for campers and adults whether disabled or not - to learn communication skills and gain self-confidence.
Salvatore Capozzi, as Alain's father, Thomas, was moderately funny, and Raffaele Paganini, as Colas, showed his genuine self-confidence and a sure technique, although he had some problems with the Bournonvillian aspects of his solo.
Training in the more open-ended approach of independent living can help such persons overcome their lack of self-confidence.
The training also fosters a sense of self-confidence that allows officers to diffuse volatile situations without resorting to force.
Thus, intentionality is in contrast to meaninglessness, and May (1975) described the former as having the following elements: (a) conception, or to have in mind an intention or purpose; (b) a sense of self-confidence or self-efficacy; and (c) commitment, and the vitality to carry out that commitment.
In contrast, more than half the black girls reported high levels of self-confidence and personal importance in both elementary and high school, and most attributed this to strong family and community support, says psychologist Janie Victoria Ward of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, an adviser to the study.
However, Masters sees the Nordic games as an important symbol of a new attitude of self-confidence in the city.
When there is personal guilt or a lack of self-confidence, "undoing" the act by apologizing or by performing a good deed may be the defense mechanism.
According to Paul, we don't have to raise our self-confidence to the roof; just increasing our confidence by a small amount can dramatically change our lives.
com)-- It is no doubt that the presence or the absence of our self-confidence can run our lives and attract our future circumstances.
Frederick's will post a question about self-confidence on their Facebook contest tab.