A lot of Women still find it difficult to act naturally in certain situation. Women might feel uncomfortable to an unfamiliar situation, meeting new people for the first time, attending formal occasions or they just feel a little "inferior" for certain reasons that they themselves know.
Anyway all of these "feeling" are "acquired" due to particular reasons that we might had gone through in our lifes. These may affect our self esteem and our level of self Confidence. The good news is we can get rid of these uncomfortable feelings or unconcious inferior feelings that lead to innaturally act in certain situations.
We just need to train our mind that we are as good as anybody else. If we have weaknesses, so does everybody else in this world. We also need to adjust our mindset to remove all negative thought as much as possible when they enter our minds. Accept everyones as they are, they in turn will accept us for who we are.
This mind exercise may seem harder the first few times and even the first few days, but we should continue looking at everything positively. Continue shutting down all the negative thoughts as they enter our minds. Everyone have their positive side regardless of how bad they may appear to be. Try to focus on the positive aspect of everyone and everything we encounter.
Suddenly we may begin to see the goodness in a lot of people that we encounter everyday. By being open minded and receptive of other people's views, we might also notice that many are comfortable and receptive of our own opinions. This will help a lot in building our self confidence.
There is also a technique on building self-confidence specifically for women that was develop by UDefineU . You can learn more about the technique of building better image and self confidence for women by visiting their site.