What Makes You Feel Confident?

An important quality for each of us to possess is confidence. To love ourselves, we must recognize what makes us feel our best, both inside and out. We asked some Michigan State students what makes them feel confident. Below is the full list of student responses featured in the VIM spring 2017 issue. Photos are by Emily Liebau.

NAME: Josh Soyka

WHAT MAKES YOU FEEL CONFIDENT? “My friends!”

NAME: Milan Spampinato

WHAT MAKES YOU FEEL CONFIDENT? “Maintaining a balanced lifestyle: physically, emotionally and spiritually.”


NAME: Sydney Wisniewski

WHAT MAKES YOU FEEL CONFIDENT? “My friends, they know how to help me feel confident in the best and worst of times.”

NAME: Elise Jorgensen

WHAT MAKES YOU FEEL CONFIDENT? “When I do really well on a scene. I’m a theater major, so knowing that I made someone laugh really makes me feel good!”

NAME: Jaylyn Galloway

WHAT MAKES YOU FEEL CONFIDENT? “When I do something outside of my comfort level.”

NAME: Elaine Zimmerman

WHAT MAKES YOU FEEL CONFIDENT? “I try to be positive and have a good impact on the people around me.”


NAME: Jordan Murray

WHAT MAKES YOU FEEL CONFIDENT? “When I’m surrounded by my friends!”

NAME: Lauren Duflo

WHAT MAKES YOU FEEL CONFIDENT? “I feel confident when I practice my trumpet and work hard at being a better musician.”

NAME: Vladimir Jojo Otchere

WHAT MAKES YOU FEEL CONFIDENT? “Working out and staying on top of my responsibilities.”

NAME: Charley Hays

WHAT MAKES YOU FEEL CONFIDENT? “Eating a salad, it makes me feel healthy and like I’m doing something good for myself.”


NAME: Bridget McGregor

WHAT MAKES YOU FEEL CONFIDENT? “Being able to motivate myself to get things done on my own.”

NAME: Haley Abbas

WHAT MAKES YOU FEEL CONFIDENT? “When I dress up and do my makeup and hair.”

NAME: Nick Herbst

WHAT MAKES YOU FEEL CONFIDENT? “Looking good!”

NAME: Jordan English

WHAT MAKES YOU FEEL CONFIDENT? “When I play soccer.”

NAME: Imyia Jeffries

WHAT MAKES YOU FEEL CONFIDENT? “When I am dressed nice and my hair is done.”

Be sure to check out the article in the VIM Spring 2017 magazine available Wednesday, April 19! Pick up your copy at the Com Arts building, Wells Hall, or the Union and stay tuned for the online version coming soon.

LEAH WEDGLE

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