Your job search can take a lot out of you. It can be long and tedious, it can also be stressful. So you owe it to yourself to take care of yourself–eat right and getting a decent amount of sleep. Your job search can also be taxing to your confidence: no calls for interviews for example. It might be a good idea to get a confidence jump-start by taking these 4 tips to heart.
1.Take a mini trip
Take some time away from your job search. That can mean leaving town for a few days to clear your mind. Sometimes leaving familiar surroundings can be a good thing and help you confidence. Enjoy your time away. Take pictures. Write a short journal. Have some fun!
2.Do something you enjoy
Do you have a hobby that you enjoy doing? Take some extra time away from your job search and immerse yourself by doing something you love exploring–maybe organizing your baseball card collection or doing crafts. It can help you take your mind from the stress of your job search.
3.Hang out with Friends
Good friends will always help you out when you need it and this might be a great time to hang out with them a bit more. Go out and have fun. Don’t talk about jobs or trying to find one. Enjoy social interactions! If there is one thing a good friend does it’s making you feel better and giving your confidence a boost when you are down.
4.Read and Watch Inpsirational Vidoes/Books
Whether it be Tony Robbins or Wayne Dyer or other great motivational speakers, watching them on You Tube or reading their books might be a great confidence boost for you. They will definitely impart some great positive chats your way. Write down any quotes or sections that you find especially uplifting; add these positive ideas to your daily thinking. Finding new ways to inspire yourself will give you a new perspective when you restart your job search.