Much like Rome, a strong foundation of self-confidence isn't built in a day. For many of us, it takes years of unlearning negative thought patterns in order to secure a strong sense of self.
Even people who have developed healthy coping mechanisms experience dips in self-esteem and need tips and tricks and pick-me-ups. I think it's safe to say that everyone navigating this chaotic world needs a reminder that they're doing a good job every now and then.
"Going to the gym helped me tremendously with my self confidence and depression to the point where I don't take depression meds anymore. Weightlifting in particular has helped me take control of my body and self image."
"There are enough people in the world who are willing to talk to you in good faith, such that you have the opportunity to build up your confidence in social interactions. It's okay to ask someone a question."