When you use the term ‘Finding Your Feet’ you mean that someone is becoming
confident in a new situation.
Example of use: “You've only been working here a few days, but you really are finding your feet!”
No one is certain where the expression ‘finding your feet’ originates. If you have ever seen a newborn animal working its way to a standing position, you might understand why this expression is one that has been around in various forms since ancient times.