What It Means To Be Quietly Confident

Katie Kuo

tumblr_ncrzsvHAz41qbilh4o2_1280.jpgThere’s a misconception that confidence means being an extrovert, being loud, openly expressive and outgoing. There is this image of someone who is likable, energetic and gets a long with everyone. However, confidence means having faith in yourself or someone else. It’s the state of feeling certain about the truth of something. There is this idea that only extroverts can be truly confident, yet there are many misconceptions about introverts that can cause this thought. Confidence is something you create within yourself, it’s not something you’re born with.

I found this answer from Quora, and appreciate it so much. As an introvert, I’ve grown up being told (even til today), that I need to be more confident. As someone who is comfortable in their own skin, there’s often a mistake of equating confidence with being loud. The words “Nothing is ever as it seems, especially when it comes to people,”…

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10 responses to “What It Means To Be Quietly Confident

  1. “Confidence is something you create within yourself, it’s not something you’re born with.” this line got me ❤

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  2. Thank you so much for sharing 🙂 I’m glad the words can resonate with others.

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  3. Beautiful article! Great read:)

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  4. And what is the most important is that you can argue with self-confident person. The don’t tell you that they know absolute truth and they admit if they are wrong. Loud people usually just speak over others, pretend to be always right, even if they’re not, and that is not self-confident, that is arrogance. So yes, I agree with you. 🙂

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    • Dear Hanna, your words come from a wise person like you. I’m so glad for your comment but the wonderful post was by an also wise woman known as Katie. I’m a man and it’s a real pity because the arrogance is often something practised by men. I’m so grateful to you. Thanks a lot and best wishes💜🌸🌷🌹🌼

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