A list of a few practical tips to help you feel more confident when walking down the road:
Keep your head looking upward. Body posture is very important for personal confidence, aswell as how other people percieve you (link)
Take an interest in things that are closer to the sky than the ground. For instance:
- cloud formations
- roof types
- television aerials
- tree tops (e.g. the fractal patterns of different trees)
- or anything that is at or above the level of the second storey of a building.