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How to Overcome The Confidence Gap and Learn to Love Yourself

I can tell you with absolute certainty that every woman struggles with confidence at times. It doesn't matter how much money you spend on clothes or how many designer outfits you have in your closet—if you don't feel good about yourself, it will show through in everything you wear. The issue isn't about having nice things or not: It's about finding what works best for your body type and personality so that your self-esteem can shine through in every outfit! In this guide we'll explore some ways to identify what makes you feel confident and then build on those strengths until they become habits. Once we've done that, we'll talk about ways to put those new habits into practice when buying clothing for yourself or others.

You’re not alone.

You’re not alone.

It’s easy to forget how much everyone struggles with confidence because it seems that celebrities are always posing on red carpets and posting selfies on Instagram. But even the most successful people in the world have days where they don’t feel so great about themselves. Everyone has different beliefs about what looks good on them and different body types, skin tones and hair types. We all have different opinions about what is fashionable and what is comfortable. No matter who you are or what kind of life you lead, there will always be times when your confidence takes a hit—and that’s okay!

Be kind to yourself.

Now, I know you’re probably thinking to yourself: “What? I can’t help but compare myself with other people! It seems like every female celebrity has her own style and knows exactly what looks good on her. How am I supposed to do that?”

I get it! The first step toward finding your own personal style is realizing that it may not be easy—but it will be worth it in the end because once you find your look, no one else will have it. And that is something so special and unique about YOU, who deserves nothing but the best treatment possible because of how wonderful you are (and how amazing YOUR body is).

Make it a daily practice.

I've found that making it a daily practice to do something that makes you feel good about yourself is really helpful for boosting confidence. That might mean taking time for yourself, like doing yoga or meditating, or letting yourself rest and relax when you need to. It could mean getting dressed up and putting on makeup—it's hard not to feel gorgeous when you're all gussied up! It could also be as simple as dressing in clothes that make you feel comfortable, whether they're jeans or fancy dresses (or both).

It's important because when we're feeling down on ourselves, it can be hard to remember all the things we love about ourselves—and sometimes even harder than that is believing those things are true! But if we do something every day (like moisturizing our skin) or buying new clothes (which actually has been shown in studies to reduce stress), then those good feelings become part of our routine so much so that eventually our brains start associating those activities with positive emotions instead of negative ones!

Try something new . . . then try something else.

You'll find that the more you try, the more comfortable you become with trying new things. It's important to realize that trying something and failing at it is totally okay. In fact, it's one of the best ways to learn what doesn't work for you. So if you're feeling anxious about wearing a bold lip color because everyone else in your office seems to have landed on pink as their signature look, who cares? Wearing blue instead of black isn't going to change anyone's opinion of who you are or what kind of person they think you are—and if someone does judge you for daring to step outside their comfort zone (i.e., wearing a bright blue lipstick), they probably aren't worth knowing anyway.

Set a challenge for yourself.

This is a pretty straightforward one. If you want to become more confident in your own sense of style, challenge yourself to try something new. You don’t have to love it right away or even be good at it! The important thing is that you experience something new and grow from the experience.

Here are some ideas for ways to do this:

  • Try a new activity (like hiking or paddleboarding)

  • Wear different clothing than usual—something bolder or more comfortable than what’s on your regular rotation might help get you out of your comfort zone, which can be good for self-exploration purposes and also because who doesn't like wearing really cute outfits sometimes?

  • Go somewhere outside of your usual go-to spots—maybe try visiting a part of town that's not as familiar so that there are fewer expectations and maybe even some surprises waiting around the corner. Or maybe just go somewhere different than where you usually shop…you never know what kind of adventure may await!

Don’t compare yourself with others.

Don’t compare yourself with others.

I know, I know: “But what about the importance of social comparison?” The thing is, we often think we can learn from other people and their experiences. And sometimes we can: There are lessons to be learned from those who have come before us or who have lived through similar circumstances as us. As a writer, I spend a lot of time reading articles by seasoned journalists who have been writing for decades longer than me; they teach me something with each new story they publish—how to structure my article in a way that keeps readers engaged or how to find the right words so that everyone understands what I mean even when they come from different backgrounds than my own.

But there's also an element of jealousy that creeps into our brains when we see someone doing something better than us in some way—and this feeling never helps anyone achieve anything good! So try your best not to compare yourself with others; instead focus on improving what you're already good at and working toward goals that will make life better for you instead of being jealous about other people's successes (which could lead nowhere).

Every woman struggles with confidence at times, so be kind to yourself as you identify your own personal style and confidence boosters!

  • Be kind to yourself.

  • Listen to your friends (and the voices in your head).

  • Listen to yourself.

  • It's okay to make mistakes, and it's okay not to always be confident. Everyone struggles with confidence at times, so don't beat yourself up if you feel less-than-confident when trying on outfits! That will only hinder your ability to find the perfect outfit for whatever occasion or event is coming up next in your life (or even if there isn't one on the horizon yet but you want a new look just because). Practice being kinder toward yourself while also being honest about what looks good or doesn't look good—even if no one else sees it that way! It's all part of finding what works best for YOU personally, which means being true where others might not agree. That doesn't mean they're wrong either; sometimes fashion trends run counterintuitively from what feels right for any given woman who may not have time

In the end, the confidence gap is more of a mind game than anything else. You can’t let it keep you from trying new things—and that includes putting yourself out there in all kinds of ways. The key to overcoming your self-doubt is to start small and build up from there, so that you can find your style and start feeling more confident in who you are.



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We're Howse Fashion Co, and we believe that looking good should be easy. That's why we offer our customers a wide range of affordable fashion options that make them feel confident and beautiful. We're on a mission not only to provide quality products at great prices, but also to empower women to love who they are and live life to the fullest. We're all about making sure you look like the best versions of yourselves—and we know how difficult it is for busy women trying to find time for themselves. We've got an amazing selection of clothing available in sizes ranging from Small through 3X. We carry everything from tops, skirts, dresses, pants and jeans. We're here to help you look like the best you can be—and we know how important it is to feel comfortable and confident in your own skin.

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