The old “fake-it until you make-it” taken one step further to fake-it and be it! This video is highly worth watching in it’s entirety. Find how adopting a posture can lead to desired consequences!
Synopsis: “Body language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy shows how “power posing” — standing in a posture of confidence, even when we don’t feel confident — can affect testosterone and cortisol levels in the brain, and might even have an impact on our chances for success.”
Link to Ted talks: http://www.ted.com/talks/amy_cuddy_your_body_language_shapes_who_you_are.html
Amy Cuddy bio: http://www.ted.com/speakers/amy_cuddy.html