You Can’t Be A Badass If You Don’t Have Confidence In Your Own Abilities, Get Yours Now!

Adrian Quintina
3 min readMar 10, 2023

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One of the most pervasive forms of self-doubt in the world today affecting woman is imposter syndrome. The sufferer of Imposter Syndrome will have a definition of success, a criterion of worthiness for their own station in life, which they do not fulfill. This is absurd, obviously, since if they did not fulfill the requirements for their station in life, then they would not hold it. Gaining confidence in your own abilities and instincts is key to achieving your best potential and the greatness that lies within you.

You need to be able to trust yourself and your skill set in order to handle life’s challenges well and also be seen as someone who can make a positive difference and/or impact in people’s lives. If you don’t have confidence in your own abilities and instincts, others won’t either, and you will always hold yourself to reaching your best potential and ability in life. Therefore, it is vital you gain confidence in your own abilities and instincts to reach your greatest potential; learn how to gain that confidence below.

To gain more confidence in your own abilities and instincts, first, look back upon the successes you’ve had in your life. This can be doing well in a course, getting your first job, being hired in the working world for the first time as a professional, etc. Look back at any and all of these successes and realize that you have the ability to achieve great successes and accomplishments, and you have already achieved several, even if you don’t think about them often. This can increase your confidence that you have what it takes to succeed in this world and need to trust those skills and instincts more.

Second, you need to be willing to try new tasks and activities. This will increase your skill set and enable you to gain confidence in you handling a wide variety of situations and challenges. By experiencing the feeling of handling a new task or activity well, you will gain confidence in your abilities and instincts to handle various situation.

The third might surprise you, but talk with a close friend or trusted colleague about what you have done and the impact you have made. You could mention that you are having some doubts or difficulties about your own abilities and contributions. Maybe you are wondering if you can handle the situation you need to handle. The chance is very high that these people can remind you of your skills and abilities to handle challenges and that you are up to the current task you are taking on. Sometimes, it can benefit us to hear from other people how much confidence they have in us and our abilities because you’re hearing it from an outside source who has seen you perform in various situations, which will give you the confidence and belief that you have the abilities and instincts to handle various situations you will encounter in life.

Build your confidence and sense of belonging. Overcoming imposter syndrome will help you to feel more comfortable with yourself and take more satisfaction in your achievements.

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Adrian Quintina

Helping Women Stop Self Sabotaging to Glow Up and Thrive. Certified Coach, Speaker, Bestselling Author, Mompreneur, Traveling Enthusiast, @realfearlessher