One of the most commonly asked questions is, “How can I build more confidence in my business?” Students also often say, “I have a hard time charging for what I do.” Both of these are perfectly normal thoughts. Our intention is to help you learn and practice how to face your fears and get out of your comfort zone.
The things we fear the most are the things we need to face first.
A misconception of having your own practice is that there is a right way and a wrong way of doing it according to whoever is teaching it, wherever it originated from or from certain people who already practice it. They tend to insist that their way is the only way. Our intention is to get out of that box. We are human and we are designed to be creative and to give things a new expression and not to be so stuck in old ways. Is good to be respectful of other people practicing their business in their own way and not judge them or dislike them for it. So In our practice, we describe it as, “this is the way I do it and I am doing it to the best of my ability and the best that I know how.” And in this, there should be no judgment.
Here are some guidelines for starting your practice…
- Be authentic, don’t feel like you have to know everything!
- Not everyone will agree with you and what you do and that’s okay!
- Everyone has to start somewhere.
- Don’t be afraid to make mistakes.
- Use humor to get back up when you fall.
- Ask for donations until you feel comfortable charging.
- Release any judgment you have about yourself.
- Trust in the guidance you receive.
Seven basic needs that we all desire…
When we begin to express and offer these needs to others through our practice, by universal law, we will begin to experience others offering it back to us.
All of your confidence will come from within you. Through practice, trial and error, you will begin to see a radiance within yourself and your interactions with others. Others, in turn, will begin to value your service and compliment and praise you. As you experience this, you will begin to feel more confident, but it all originally came from within you and your motivation to take risks. The only way to build confidence is to just do it.