One of the biggest challenges of professional life coaches is lack of self-confidence. Self-confidence is something that ultimately can only come with experience and even then it can sometimes falter. Of course it’s to be expected when you’re just starting out, but I have talked with many seasoned coaches who are still struggling with self-confidence.

Besides experience, there are other things you can do to gain more self-confidence and one way is understand your nature and energy movement and then learn how to express that as well as your natural beauty in how you dress yourself.

Recently, I came across a brilliant system for this while researching resources for my clients. It’s called Energy Profiling developed by Carol Tuttle, and it deals with aspects of your personality in relationship to the flow of nature. The system divides us into 4 types and shows how our energy flows in basically 4 different ways. The 4 types are also connected to the 4 elements of air, water, fire, and earth, as well as 4 natural elements, hydrogen, carbon, nitrogen, and oxygen.

What I gained from this program was a deeper understanding of some of my personality qualities so that I could see the positive value of them and build on that, rather than trying to hide the negative side of them.

For example, my energy profile type are the action-takers; we can organize people and get them moving. The negative side is that we can appear to be too pushy or bossy and I was always worried about coming across that way. But the positive side is that we are implementers (movers and shakers, you might say) and know how to get things done, which others (who aren’t this type) really appreciate.

So now I know that I can embrace myself as an implementer and feel more self-confident, knowing that it’s helping others. I know that’s true from the feedback I receive from the members of my association. Some of them say that they could never get people to write chapters for books and create talks for telesummits, but for me, it’s easy.

Now, Carol Tuttle took her Energy Profiling system one step further and created a fabulous program for discovering your beauty and fashion type and teaching you how to express that in your wardrobe. After understanding more about your personality and nature in her program, you get to see what style of clothes and colors look best on you. When you are wearing the right style, color, hair, and make-up, you look your best, and feel your best. And feeling your best is a great way to boost your self-confidence.

Many women are clueless as to how to shop for clothes, as I have been most of my life. I did know what colors I should wear, but I got frustrated after picking the right colors and still not looking “right” and gave up on the color thing, until I understood that it’s more than just color. It’s also style. Style includes line, angle, texture, drape, fabrication, and how you combine all of the elements. It also includes accessories such as scarves, belts, and jewelry, and what the styles and the ways to wear them. You can wear a garment that’s the right color for you, but if it’s not the right style for you, it won’t feel right, and eventually, you’ll stop wearing it, and not really know why.

When you see someone who looks really fabulous, it’s the whole look. But it’s also the energy. Knowing what to wear to create the style that best fits your personality and nature, gives you confidence which is your underlying energy. Wearing the clothes, accessories, hair-style, and make-up that looks best on you also gives you more self-confidence.

But more importantly, when you have a better understanding of your nature, your movement, and your natural beauty qualities and how to express them, you gain a new level of confidence that naturally radiates out to instill confidence in you from others.

If you’d like to boost your self-confidence, discover more of yourself so you can express more of your true self. You can do that by reading one of Carol Tuttle’s books, “It’s Just My Nature,” and “Discover Your Personal Beauty Profile.” Her website for learning about your personal beauty profile is

Author's Bio: 

Jeannette Koczela is a certified spiritual life coach who helps life coaches get more ideal clients, grow their business, and make more money, using proven Law of Attraction techniques and tools. Her coaching business, Empowered Spirit Coaching, teaches how to partner with Spirit and raise your vibration to a place of empowerment and move your business to the next level. She is the author of the book, “Money Mindset Makeover: 7 Steps to Make the Science of Getting Rich Work For You,” which is based on the teachings of Wallace Wattles. Jeannette is also the founder and president of the International Association of Professional Life Coaches™, an online life coach directory and professional organization supporting life coaches with visibility, credibility, community, and business tools for the life coaching industry.