Trust is one of the main factors that affect the relationship between people. However, at the same time, few people consider whether they trust themselves. It’s difficult to imagine a happy with some difficulty respecting and trusting themselves.
Self-trust is an essential skill that fosters feelings of self-love, compassion, and confidence.
How is distrust expressed?
Basic character traits and behaviors signal that a person has trust issues. That doesn’t mean it can’t be corrected. The main thing at this point in life is to understand this and start working on yourself. By trusting yourself, life will become better and much more accessible.
It’s difficult for you to make decisions.
If you feel insecure about your actions and show indecision, this is the most accurate signal that you don’t trust yourself. Such behavior signals that you expect negativity and that you won’t succeed.
This is the result of you having difficulty making decisions. It works so that people doubting themselves start to overthink and, in their minds, go through all the options and consequences of an unsuccessful action. Such people dig into their selves and get more and more wound up.
You trust other people’s opinions more than your own.
In my opinion, this is one of the most vital and ominous signs. Because this signal is critical. Usually, people show this when they quickly change their opinion and decision after a conversation with someone. You value other people’s opinions more than your own. You easily submit to others’ views and cannot decide without first asking for their opinion.
You’re afraid to speak out.
Often, shy and quiet people also cannot trust themselves, making them so afraid to speak out. They don’t like being the center of attention, and they don’t feel comfortable talking to a crowd or group, even their close friends. The reason for this is the fear of being judged and ridiculed. The result is that people don’t share their thoughts and points of view because they lack conviction, assertiveness, and self-confidence.
You keep trying to realize your value.
It works so that when people lack confidence in themselves, they undermine their success. They think it’s because of fortunate circumstances. Thereby belittling their accomplishments. So people struggle to see all of the beautiful qualities and contributions that they have made because they can’t recognize their self-worth.
Such people are also embarrassed to hear other people’s praise. When someone tries to express admiration or ask for advice, people who don’t trust themselves begin to devalue themselves in public.
If you read this and realize you’re doing something similar, you should spend more time on yourself. Try to figure out at what point in life you stopped trusting yourself. It may be because friends, family, or coworkers surround you. In any case, you need to understand and recognize the value of being in harmony with yourself.
Confidence is the ability to believe in yourself despite your mistakes and forgive yourself for past failures. So is having the hope that you’re strong enough to overcome the challenges you may face. Recognizing that you demonstrate insecurity is the first step toward change.