Life is full of awkward and difficult moments. Even on our most confident of days there’s a chance something can take us by surprise and we can feel our insecurities start to rise to the surface. Shit happens and we don’t always have the luxury of the time to write love letters to ourselves or watch this video about boosting confidence and self-esteem. Sometimes, we just need quick and effective tricks to bring us the results we want — to maintain our aura of cool. Here are some of my little secrets for when I’m in a pinch and need a fast shot of confidence!