How To Sound More Confident Even If You Are Not Confident?

How To Sound More Confident Even If You Are Not Confident?
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(Last Updated On: December 17, 2019)

Do you know what are the secrets to sound more confident? You might have noticed many people have good confidence while speaking. Their voice is pleasant with good body language. The audience is very much interested to listen to their words and clap as appreciation. Are you thinking why you can’t speak confidently like them? Are you searching for the reason for your weakness in this matter? Nothing to worry.  Let’s find how to sound more confident even if you are not confident.

How To Sound More Confident?

You may have great ideas but no confidence to express them.  When you open your mouth to speak you may sound like a wimp. In that case, nobody will listen to you. Confidence is a trait you admire in others.

Some people are born confident, but for others, it is a skill that can gain with easy steps. Click To Tweet

What do you think about yourself?

Do you think you are not strong enough to do something like others? Do you feel you don’t have the skill or knowledge to become successful in your goals? If you don’t believe you can achieve success and conquer the world, then there’s no way you ever will. Always have the confident that you are strong and you can achieve success in anything. Never stop believing in yourself even for a second.

What is the meaning of being confident?

Confident is a positive word which means an assurance. A feeling of trust in someone or something. If you have confidence in yourself, you are self-confident. People who don’t doubt themselves are self-confident.

Read How To Boost Self-Confidence?

You can speak well if your tongue can deliver the message of your heart.  John Ford

Read The Right And Wrong Use Of The Tongue In Daily Life

Read 5 Ways To Become An Expert In Speaking Effectively 

Here are a few tips to sound more confident

  • Practice makes perfect
  • Speak with more statements and fewer questions
  • The rate of speech
  • Using your hands
  • Remove unwanted fillers
  • Gratitude
  • Good posture

With confidence, you have won before you have started. Marcus Garvey

Many time you might have said and heard the phrase ‘Be confident’. What do you think? Is it easy in practical as easy to say ‘Be confident’? From your life experience you can say showing up your confidence at the right time is not easy as you say to others. Some people are not confident at all.but some are situationally confident. There is another group who pretend to be confident but actually not confident.

Are you a confident person? Even if you are not a confident person, there are easy ways you could sound more confident. You can always apply some hacks that would help you be confident. Confidence comes from your mind.  The best way to show your confidence is through your words.  To make your personal and professional life successful, you need to sound more confident.

Practise well before you speak

If you have to give a speech to an audience practise well before you speak. Good practice makes you more confident to address the audience. Always be honest in your talk. Honest words come out from a confident mind.

Avoid overuse of questions

In your speech avoid overuse of questions because that give a feeling that you need the approval of the audience. A confident person gives the more helpful information rather than asking questions. He doesn’t need the approval of others because he knows what he speaks is correct. Maintain the tone of your voice in your statements.

Maintain the speed of your speech

Maintain the speed of your speech. Overspeed shows your nervousness and very slow shows your lack of knowledge. Speak in a good speed clearly. You might have notice many people sleeping when the speech is very slow and boring.

Show your gratitude

Show your gratitude. Start the conversation by expressing gratitude. That is a great way of conveying confidence and creates a positive atmosphere. Start your talk with ‘Thanks for inviting’.

Smile while speaking

Smile while speaking. How do you feel when someone talking you with a smile on the face? You will surely feel happy and listen more. When you speak keep a smile on your face. That shows your confidence and trust in others.

Watch this video to learn more about how to sound more confident.

Does body language help sound more confident?

Are you aware of your body language while speaking?

Do you know your body language affects the impression about you?

Body language speaks about a person’s confidence. So you should be careful about your body language while speaking and try to improve it if needed.

Read How Rinku Sawhney Overcame Fear Of Public Speaking?

Your body language may shape who you are

In the video Amy Cuddy, Social psychologist explains that “power posing” – standing in a posture of confidence can boost feelings of confidence. This might impact your chances for success.

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What makes a confident person?

“Unfortunately, we sometimes think of self-confident people as the ones who are doing all the talking. The ability to respect the thoughts, feelings, and ideas of others is a quality of the truly self-confident person.” Psychology Today

Final Thoughts

It’s not easy to change your habits, including the way you speak. If you want to sound more confident, be patient with yourself and try to put into practice new habits as frequently as you can.

What do you do to sound more confident?

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Mathukutty P V simply life tipsI am Mathukutty P. V., a proud Indian, Blogger, YouTuber. I started Simply Life Tips, made in India with love, to share useful things with the world. I believe, 'Sharing is Caring! Learning never ends!'.

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