How to be a More Likeable Person

How to be a More Likeable Person

From time to time, while socializing we come across a person who just captivates us. They draw us in because they’re fascinating or endearing or simply really nice. We then secretly long to get to know them better and perhaps befriend them. We may wonder, “What’s the secret of these social phenoms?” In this article we decode what makes someone likeable and socially attractive. Then we turn the tables on ourselves and explore 10 tips to increase our own social likeability.

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The Hidden Meanings Behind Gift Giving

The Hidden Meanings Behind Gift Giving

Gift giving is central in our culture as a means to express, with tangible things, the affections we have for one another. Sometimes a gift is simply a gift. But other times there is hidden meaning or a different agenda in our offering. We also turn to gifts to speak on our behalf when we just don’t have the right words. But in the end, we examine that the best gifts to give are the ones that don’t need wrapping or a gift receipt. They’re always simple and they’re always personal. 

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Some Creative Ways to Deal with Loneliness

Some Creative Ways to Deal with Loneliness

Loneliness is a pervasive worldwide issue. No country or culture is immune. While mental health professionals wrestle with how to address it, private organizations and businesses are taking charge by bringing forth creative solutions. From raising chickens to sitting on park benches, innovators are thinking outside the box to get us socializing again. We can apply this creativity to our own lives. First, we need to reframe our thinking about what loneliness means then we must find a bit of imagination and bravery to try something new with someone new. 

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How to Make Others Feel Liked and Appreciated

How to Make Others Feel Liked and Appreciated

It’s a big open secret that everyone wants to be liked. We want it and we know others want it too. But we may struggle with things to say to make someone feel good or to tell them that we value them. We don’t want to be weird but we do want to be sincere. To ease any awkwardness, use these five suggestions (with the words to say) to naturally express to others that they’re liked, valued, and heard. The transparency will be refreshing for everyone. 

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How to Deal with Bullies, Trolls, and Otherwise Miserable People

How to Deal with Bullies, Trolls, and Otherwise Miserable People

As long as there have been people socializing there have been bullies. Unfortunately today it seems bullies are more aggressive than ever. They’re certainly prevalent in the lives of kids and teens but they also show up in the workplace and in families. How to deal with a bully has to do with understanding his motivations and then becoming untouchable through planned words and actions. Through these 6 strategies anyone can display invincible confidence while neutralizing a bully’s power.

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Screen Addiction is Slowly Killing Us and Our Relationships

Screen Addiction is Slowly Killing Us and Our Relationships

There is no denying that we are spending more time in front of screens than ever before. While technology is infinitely useful, it also comes with a dark side. Our increased screen usage is becoming addictive and that’s impacting our mental health and social bonds. We can take steps, however, to wrestle back our autonomy by choosing where to put our time and attention. Contained within are practical suggestions to help change our habits so technology remains our servant not our master.

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