Presentation on theme: "Confidence Building The Beginnings"— Presentation transcript:
1 Confidence Building The Beginnings Presenters: Lin and CeliaSession Plan:Introductions:Ice BreakerAspects of Confidence:Various ActivitiesBoosting Confidence:A Few TipsConclusion
2 Introductions Ice Breaker Activity - In pairsChat to your partner so as to learn a few things about them.What things?Name, Age, Interests, Family, What they’d like to get from these sessions?????Using what you learnt about your partner introduce them to the group.
3 Aspects of Confidence Activity (In Pairs) What is CONFIDENCE? Can you come up with a definition?What does the word confidence mean to you?
4 Confidence Is? A state of mind Comes from feelings of well being Links to our:Acceptance of selfSelf EsteemFeelings about selfImpacts on what we think we can doWhat actions we take in life
5 Confidence and You (& Me) ActivityThink about yourself for a minute or twoGive yourself a confidence rating of 1-101 means totally under10 means totally overWhat do you think my rating is?Keep these to yourself for now
6 Confidence Building Let’s look at 3 aspects of confidence: Confidence is all about how you see yourself, how you behave and how others see you.Let’s look at 3 aspects of confidence:Under Comfortably OverConfident Confident Confident
7 Confidence Building Activity In pairs - Make a list, under each heading, of the attributes of someone displaying that level of confidence:For example: Under Confident:Afraid to take on new challengesTry to identify at least 3 things under each heading
8 Under Confident??? Feel you can’t do things Feel uncomfortable Intimidated by othersHave difficulty communicatingDon’t like stating viewsDon’t feel good enoughPut off doing thingsGive up easilyDon’t actually appreciate what you can do
9 Comfortably Confident??? Get on with thingsOvercome difficultiesCommunicate well with othersHappy to face new challengesOften look good
10 Over Confident Un-realistic view of self or situations Undertakes things that can’t actually doBig headed and arrogantOften annoy others
11 Confidence Isn’t Static It changes with respect to:SituationsPeoplePersonal strengths / weaknessesSources of helpDescribe a situation where you were comfortably confident and why?Now describe the opposite
12 Boosting Levels of Confidence Activity (Alone or in Pairs)If you were asked to produce a self help guide to confidence building what SIMPLE tips might you suggest?A simple tip is something that you can do without anyone else being involved.For example: wear something you like
13 Possibilities – Confidence Tips Do at least one thing you enjoy every dayGet involved in somethingSet yourself a challengeDo something you’ve been putting offDon’t compare yourself with othersDon’t worry about making mistakesCompliment yourself
14 …..Tips continued Compliment others Spend time with friends Keep fit Help someone elseThink positively about yourself
15 Thinking Back What was your initial confidence rating? What is it now? Has it improved?Why? OR Why Not?What do you think my rating was?Why?
16 Thinking Forward Think positively: Be active: I can do it, I will do itBe active:Nothing happens if you do nothingThink about your strengths:We all have something offer
17 Concluding - Final Activity Will you?Identify one positive thing that you will do between now and next week to boost your confidence.And of course DO IT!!!!!!!