7 Ways to Keep Confident #PoisewithSAM!

tall-about-airelle-2 I wrote about my experience with Poise Microliner as part of a sponsored post for Socialstars. #PoisewithSAM, all opinions are my own.  Sponsored   Last month I introduced you to Poise Microliners for Light Bladder Leakage. Light bladder leakage affects 40 million women and I’m one of them.  An astounding 1 in 3 women experience light bladder leakage (LBL) and millions of women already rely on Poise products to help keep them feeling clean and fresh.  I rely on Poise Microliners everyday to keep me fresh and confident. Anytime we are asked to go out of our comfort zone, we all get nervous. Whether you’re giving  a speech,  presentation, a  job interview, going on a first date or just a party, here are some tips to keep up your confidence! Here are a few ways I found to keep my confidence up:

  • Appear Confident – personal hygiene is extremely important. Now is not the time experiment with blue hair, go with what you know works for you.  Don’t forget the anti-perspirant! DO make sure you have Sam In Your Pants with Poise Microliners–that way when you cough, laugh or sneeze you have no LBL worries and can feel assured. I don’t leave the house without my Poise Microliners and they are so small and thin I can keep them in my wallet!


  • Dress The Part- if you know that you look like a confident, capable person, eventually you’ll start to feel it, too. For example, if you’re going to a job interview, dress for the position you want and picture yourself doing the job. Wear something you know flatters you or that you consistently get compliments on (as long as it’s appropriate for the job). Keep jewelry to a minimum. Dressing appropriately gives you one less thing to worry about. This dress is comfortable and I feel pretty and confident in it (review here).


  • Be Prepared – have the facts with you. If you are giving a speech, asking for a raise, or chairing an event, make sure you know what you want to say. You can refer to note cards or references, just make sure you remember your audience and how your idea or proposal benefits them.
  • Display Good Posture – you’d be surprised at how carrying yourself with confidence makes a difference in how you look  to others,  make sure you’re telling them that you’re confident and in-charge. Keep your shoulders back, your spine straight, and your chin high. Walk with purpose and sit up straight. When you look like a confident person on the outside, you’ll be approached as one by the world around you.


  • Smile! – an easy smile can cut the tension in most situations and make everyone feel comfortable. If you’re afraid your smile will look fake, just keep it small.
  • Recognize Your Talents – I’m the Type A personality that is always striving to be better and consequently, I forget to stop and look at what I have accomplished. Recently I had some friends over and one of them asked what a blog is, how I started writing, etc. My sister spoke up and started rattling off my stats, the awards I’ve received and how proud she was of me. And you know what? I had forgotten about some of those accolades because I’m always focusing on doing more and the next goal. Think about past accomplishments and compliments from friends and family and congratulate yourself! It’s okay to give yourself a bat on the back sometimes.
  • Slow Down – when we’re nervous, we tend to speed up to just get it over with quickly. Take a few deep breaths and consciously slow down your actions. Try to enjoy the moment and be yourself, If you flub a line, have a laugh, your audience will appreciate it and laugh along with you.

Remember wearing Poise Microliners is the first step to feeling confident! To get a FREE sample of Poise Microliner, visit www.poise.com and make sure to visit Poise on Facebook www.facebook.com/poise and Twitter www.twitter.com/poise Believe in yourself! Sponsored

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  • http://www.neversaydiebeauty.com Allison@neversaydiebeauty

    Love your floral dress! Great that Poise is now making an ultra thin pad

    • http://www.primebeautyblog.net cindy

      You don’t even know this microliner is there!

  • http://www.manifestdestany.com Destany

    Your dress is so dang cute :)

    • http://www.primebeautyblog.net cindy

      LOL thank you!

  • http://www.beautybymissl.com Leelo R

    You look so pretty!

    • http://www.primebeautyblog.net cindy

      Aww, thank you so much!

  • http://www.makeupbykim-porter.com/blog Kim

    Your dress and makeup are gorgeous. I’ve never had an issue with incontinence, unless you count the time during pregnancy.

    • http://www.primebeautyblog.net cindy

      Thank you Kim!

  • http://beautylitfromwithin.blogspot.com Nidia – Lit From Within

    Yep, a hearty sneeze can surprise me in more ways than one. That liner is so thin! I absolutely love that dress on you – you look fabulous!

    • http://www.primebeautyblog.net cindy

      Thank you so much–these liners have saved me a few times!

  • http://www.geniabeme.com Eugenia

    You look so pretty! I love your hair!

    • http://www.primebeautyblog.net cindy

      thanks, it’s a challenge to get my hair to have any volume!

  • http://www.cosmetically-challenged.com Melody Wright

    Great tips! That dress is also cute on you!

    • http://www.primebeautyblog.net cindy

      Thank you!

  • http://www.norahlovesmakeup.com NORAH

    What an amazing dress and lovely post/ thoughts :)

    • http://www.primebeautyblog.net cindy

      Thank you!

  • http://glamorable.com Anastasia

    As a fellow Type A I totally understand. Sometimes it takes another person to slow me down and make me look back at all the nice things I’ve done.

    • http://www.primebeautyblog.net cindy

      So true!

  • http://www.beyondbeautylounge.com Mercedes {Beyond Beauty Lounge}

    Great post, and love that dress.

  • http://www.painted-ladies.com Sheila (Painted Ladies)

    Great post! I agree with all of your tips. A smile makes so many situations so much better.

  • http://mynewestaddiction.com Laura My Newest Addiction

    love that dress!!!

    • http://www.primebeautyblog.net cindy


  • http://everydaybeautyblog.com Ashley

    Love the dress! Also, great tips!

    • http://www.primebeautyblog.net cindy

      Thank you!

  • http://www.slashedbeauty.com Miranda

    Love the dress. Dressing the part always helps me , too!

    • http://www.primebeautyblog.net cindy


  • http://www.portraitofmai.com Mai

    I love the dress you’re wearing, I also appreciate the tips!

  • Lisa Heath

    You are gorgeous! I only use ultra thins!

  • http://www.thefabzilla.com Kath TheFabZilla

    Great tips!!! Most esp. dressing the part, smiling, and slowing down.I concur!!

  • http://www.justinasgems.com Justina

    Super cute dress and great tips!

  • http://www.theplasticdiaries.com/ Kimmi @ The Plastic Diaries

    I definitely fail in the good posture department. My back is terrible.

  • http://www.honeygirlsworld.com Honeygirlk

    You look beautiful! <3

  • http://myhighestselfblog.com/ Tina @ My Highest Self

    Your dress and those sandals are a great Summer look!

  • http://www.blushingnoir.com Brooke @ Blushing Noir

    I love your dress!

  • http://www.lipglossbreak.com Angela

    That dress is adorable!

  • http://www.polarbelle.com Polarbelle

    You look wonderful!!!!! Everything that you use is definitely working. You just glow and the dress is SO CUTE!

  • Val

    Hi CIndy! Thank you for your post! This is a wonderful post :-) Have you heard about a global campaign for boosting women’s confidence?