How to Build Confidence: 15 Tips for Success
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Primary Changes: Updated for readability and clarity. Reviewed and added relevant resources. Added “What Is Confidence?”, “Why Building Confidence Is Important”, added eight new tips to “15 Tips for How to Build Confidence”. New material written by Nicole Arzt, LMFT and reviewed by Kristen Fuller, MD.
Author: Lena Suarez-Angelino, LCSW
Reviewer: Anum Iqbal, MD, MPH