"The Self-Confidence Workbook is a book you'll come back to time and time again when you need either strategies or warmth and encouragement. The content is immensely relatable and the book is packed with quick, science-backed takeaways."--Dr. Alice Boyes, author of The Anxiety Toolkit and The Healthy Mind Toolkit
" Dr. Markway's book deftly integrates sound, evidence-based principles and applies them to the challenge of promoting self-confidence. Those who read The Self-Confidence Workbook will learn that self-confidence is not some unattainable trait or static state of being. It is an approach to living. It is something a person chooses to work toward. If you choose to work toward self-confidence, this book will help you get there."--C. Alec Pollard, PhD, Director, Center for OCD and Anxiety-Related Disorders, Saint Louis Behavioral Medicine Institute, Professor, Emeritus of Family and Community Medicine, Saint Louis University School of Medicine
" Dr. Markway does it again! With spot-on exercises and sound, science-based advice, this workbook will help your fledgling confidence grow, stretch its wings, and take flight. With clear, compassionate guidance, Dr. Markway shows you how to make your dreams come true."--Ellen Hendriksen, PhD, author of How to Be Yourself: Quiet Your Inner Critic and Rise Above Social Anxiety
"In The Self-Confidence Workbook, Barbara Markway and Celia Ampel provide a map for building true confidence based on self-awareness, presence, and our inherent strength. This book is for anyone who thinks confidence could never be available to them."--Seth J. Gillihan, PhD, Psychologist and author of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Made Simple
"This useful book takes the stigma out of struggles with self-doubt and provides concrete tools and exercises to help you achieve confidence and a calmer way of being. Dr. Markway's compassionate and encouraging voice guides you through examples, practical advice, and strategies that will help you live more authentically. A great resource for anyone looking for self-improvement!"--Megan MacCutcheon, LPC, author of The Self-Esteem Workbook for Women
"For a hands-on way to learn how to overcome self-doubt and achieve your goals (even if you don't know what they are yet), turn to The Self-Confidence Workbook. Dr. Barbara Markway's book is like a grown-up study guide for a course in self-acceptance and compassion."--Hoku Krueger, "Self-Help Books for Beginners," Livestrong.com
"I like it because: It's warm and nurturing, but still concise, to the point, and intensely practical. Some self-help books can come across like they're written for teenagers, but this one feels like it's written for adults, and like the authors are your partners on your journey. It's a good mix of short explanations, written exercises and behavioral challenges that are all based on sound research."--Alice Boyes, Ph.D., author of The Healthy Mind Toolkit and The Anxiety Toolkit
Actively build self confidence in your everyday life with effective tools and strategies from The Self Confidence Workbook.
Self confidence begins with knowing yourself. From facing fears to practicing acceptance and self-compassion, The Self Confidence Workbook offers practical, accessible strategies to get to know your best self and see real-world results.
Barbara Markway, PhD, a licensed psychologist with nearly 30 years of experience, and writer Celia Ampel help you vanquish the demons of self-doubt and guide you through real-life, self confidence landmines like relationships, work, and health. With a goal-oriented approach, these proven strategies silence the self-critic within and guide you toward living your best life with confidence.
Walk out on stage, ask for a raise, write a blog post, or ask someone out on a date. This self confidence workbook helps you achieve whatever you set your mind to, with:
- A 5-step program that begins with setting goals and uses evidence-based strategies to foster acceptance, mindfulness, self-compassion, etc.
- Interactive exercises that include reflections, checklists, and quizzes to foster self-confidence
- A guide to understanding self-confidence that defines what it means to be confident, and determines your level of self confidence as a starting reference
Remember who you are, what you value, and gain self confidence in all areas of your life with The Self Confidence Workbook.