Your Confidence Habit 15: Build Your Self-Belief

“Self-efficacy refers to an individual’s belief in his or her capacity to execute behaviors necessary to produce specific performance attainments.” Albert Bandura Why does climbing mountains feature so frequently in metaphors about effort and achievement? Perhaps it’s because it evokes emotions and sensations within us (panting, legs aching, carrying a heavy daysack, helping each other… Continue reading Your Confidence Habit 15: Build Your Self-Belief

Time to think…about anger

“There is no more stupefying thing than anger, nothing more bent on its own strength. If successful, none more arrogant, if foiled, none more insane – since it’s not driven back by weariness even in defeat, when fortune removes its adversary it turns its teeth on itself.” Seneca, On Anger. The emotion we call anger… Continue reading Time to think…about anger