There’s an old adage that says “dress for the job you want, not the job that you have.” If there’s a job or position you want, show up every day like you already have it, down to your professional style. Not only will this make you look good and feel great, but you can also channel that positive energy into your desired position while increasing your confidence to go after it.
And if you’re looking for the perfect work dress that will make you look good and feel great, we recommend you try our Lisa dress! Lisa is our best selling dress and it’s no wonder why. She’s versatile, she’s figure-flattering on all body shapes and sizes, and she comes in different styles, including the classic black Lisa 2.0 dress, which is perfect professional style for year round! Explore more versions of the Lisa dress here.
WHILE YOU’RE “DRESSED THE PART,” CHANNEL YOUR INNER WONDER WOMAN!
Amy Cuddy, an American social psychologist, introduced the concept of Power Posing in 2010 when she suggested that standing in “high power” produces power by increasing testosterone and decreasing cortisol levels. In other words, standing in “Super Hero Pose” increases confidence allowing you to perform measurably better, according to a scientific study.
Not sure how to do a Super Hero Pose? It’s easy! Stand all, put your feet apart, keep your chin up, and place your hands on your hips with your elbows bent. Think of our all time favorite female superhero, Wonder Woman, right before she goes into battle. Not only was she a strong woman who handled her business, but her accessories were always trending!
Need a visual example of the Super Hero Pose? Check out this clip from one of our favorite TV shows, Grey’s Anatomy. Dr. Amiela Shepherd practices the Super Hero Pose right before going into surgery. Spoiler alert: The patient lives!
So, go ahead! Channel your inner Wonder Woman and practice your Super Hero Pose right before a big presentation, job interview, or whenever you need a small confidence boost. Don’t forget; YOU GOT THIS!