7. Smile more. This may sound too simple, but it's totally true. The more you smile, the better you feel. And if you smile at the men who walk past you, you could make his day and yours!
8. Praise yourself. Many women berate themselves for every little mistake. But how often to you praise yourself for a job well done? For working out like you promised or maintaining poise when you wanted to scream? Be kind and encourage yourself. Positive self-talk is a wonderful skill that builds confidence.
9. Take action. If you're putting off dating or meeting new people, try taking small steps. Join a group, browse online dating sites or tell a friend you want to be fixed up. Each step brings you closer to the love you want and boosts self-esteem as well.
10. Express gratitude. Being grateful for what is going well in your life. This helps you remember you are already successful in many ways. These positive thoughts about your life build self confidence. Start a gratitude ritual by journaling what you are grateful for or saying your list aloud upon waking or before falling asleep. Over 40 & Single? How To Exude Confidence