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21 Ridiculously Confident Things You Need To Do Before 30

If life was easy, everyone would be great at it. But there plenty of things you can do to make life awesome! Like these 21 ridiculously confident things that will help you go farther and faster.

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1. Ask for a raise.


You’ll never be able to get where you want to go if you don’t ask and try. More importantly, asking for a raise tells yourself that YOU ARE WORTH MORE.

2. Get healthy.

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It takes a lot of courage to be body-positive, and to accept what you've been given. It also takes a lot of courage to recognize when you need to change. The habits you create now will last a lifetime.

3. End a close but poisonous relationship.

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Mom and Dad were right. (Oh no!) You are who you surround yourself with. If that person brings you down - however far back you go - you need to cut them out.

4. Go on a road trip by yourself.

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Because YOU are all you need. (And maybe ice cream.)

5. Find a hobby (or something) you can put 100% into.

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Vanquish your fear of failure, and prove to yourself what you can really do, by going all in.

6. Invest your hard earned money.

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Have confidence to commit to the long term, even if it's scary.

7. Create boundaries in your relationships.

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YOU are the only person who should be in control of your life.

8. Ask for a promotion.

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Growing up's all about taking on new challenges, right? Besides, you've earned a shot at new responsibilities!

9. Do what you know is right.

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Standing up for what you believe in takes the most confidence, and will take you wherever you want to go in life.

10. Compliment yourself every day for a year.

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We are each our own harshest critic, but we can also be our most enthusiastic hype man. By complimenting yourself daily, you'll build confidence, and lead a happier life!

11. Start your own business.

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Venturing out to lead a business puts YOU in charge, and gives you an entirely new set of responsibilities that will push you to be your very best.

12. Go out, alone and often.

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Wade in to being social, even alone. Over time you’ll feel more confident in new places, which will help you in work, in life, and everywhere you go!

13. Be selfish.

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Other people matter, but take care of yourself first.

14. Completely overhaul your wardrobe.

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Your wardrobe is where you can experiment with new things, ideas, and personalities. Overhauling your closet also creates a clear break with your past.

15. Set a goal, and create a year-long plan to achieve it.

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As one successful businessman said, “If I’m not terrified at least once every day, I know I’m not trying hard enough.” It's time to commit to something that will make you better.

16. Laugh at yourself, a lot.

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Don't beat yourself up, but don't take yourself too seriously, either. Embrace your quirks.

17. Make a magnificent purchase.

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Take pride in what you own! And revel in the commitment.

18. Ask out the person of your dreams.

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Prince(ss) charming probably isn't going to come bang down your door. Take initiative. There's not much to lose, and everything to gain!

19. Do something adventurous that terrifies you.

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Pushing yourself to do things that scare you will pay off big as you grow in your career, your relationships, and everything else in life.

20. Pitch yourself over and over again.

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This is the time in our lives when we need to figure out what our strengths are and how to best present them. That only comes with practice.

21. Be honest.

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You have flaws and you have strengths. Own up to both! Life is all about growing, and growth can only happen when we're honest with ourselves.

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