309: Learn And Relearn Self Confidence With Rachel Kelly Davis
Rachel Kelly Davis is a Business Development Executive for Enderun Marketing Solutions. She graduated from Ateneo de Manila University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology. In 2009, she passed the Licensure Exam for Teachers after finishing a course for a Certificate of Professional Education from University of the Philippines. She comes from a very diverse professional background, having worked as an educator, writer,manager, and was even a voice talent, and model for both print and ramp. In 2012, she founded Homegrown Media Inc., a media company aimed at supporting, empowering, and harnessing the power of Filipino start-ups.
Rachel realize that self confidence is a skill that you can learn and relearn everyday by taking action in her own life. In this episode, Rachel will share her story along with her tips and tricks to have self confidence daily.
Rachel Kelly Davis is a Business Development Executive for Enderun Marketing Solutions and Founder of Homegrown Media Inc.
Rachel is of Filipina descent with European influences.
Favorite Self Confidence Quote
We are all the same age inside.
Definition of Self Confidence
Self-confidence is the opposite of fear. It’s about living your life knowing you have nothing to fear (that you are able to weather whatever comes your way) then you are indeed confident.
Her Life Before the Discovery of Self Confidence
For Rachel, self-confidence is a skill. You have to keep practicing it to keep it. So that every day is a chance for her to relearn what it is and what it means to be confident in who she is. Some days Rachel is more successful than others, and that’s okay.
The “AHA” Moment
For Rachel, it was sometime in the first few months after having given birth to her daughter. As a mom, she is constantly thinking about how she wants to raise her daughter and whether or not the daily choices she is making are in line with her best hopes and intentions with her values.
Rachel wants her to have confidence, and she realized that it was upto her to help build that for her daughter. But it isn’t about just saying “hey, be confident”, it’s more about showing her what it means.
Her Life After the Discovery of Self Confidence
Throughout Rachel’s life, she has had these shots of confidence—times she performed on stage, given speeches, taken on leadership roles—but they come and go. It is just about learning and relearning it daily and reminding herself of things she can be confident about so that her soul retains that buoyancy.
The One Self Confidence Tip For the Listener
It is so easy to doubt ourselves, and there really will be moments when this happens. Let it pass, and once it does, remind yourself of all the things you have to be proud of, all the things that you have to be confident about. Surround yourself in those things and those thoughts.