A confidence retreat helps you regain a positive state of mind. By re-framing your situation to create a positive outlook. Knowing when to take a confidence retreat is key to stop negative spirals and prevent further damage to your personal well being.
We are all social creatures, whether you are an extrovert or introvert. But from time to time, it gets exhausting. We stop performing as well as our best selves can. When you notice this, you know it's time for a confidence retreat.
Just like when a basketball player retreats alone to practice his shots between each significant game. Or how the writer needs time away from his first draft to start editing it effectively. You also need a confidence retreat between the significant moments in your life.
Here are some situations in where you would need to take a confidence retreat:
A confidence retreat builds resilience. It helps you come back to the same situation feeling completely different. Whether it'd be more courageous, more outgoing, or even smarter. Retreating will give you the space necessary to shift into a positive state of mind.