15 Psychology Tricks To Help You Feel More Comfortable In Social Situations.
People need to feel heard and validated because it allows them to feel safe, secure, and confident with the interaction that they're having. One of the easiest ways to accomplish this is by rephrasing what a person is telling you. Once you show them that you understand what they're saying, they'll feel more confident with the conversation.
A lot of people do it accidentally, but regardless of that, you've got to put your foot down, but in a calm, rational way. The next time someone interrupts you, just keep talking. But there's a catch that you have to remember: Don't raise your voice. Don't change your demeanor. Keep your voice and body language the same, and there's a good chance that the person interrupting will feel awkward enough to stop talking.
Walk With Purpose
When you're walking down a sidewalk that's just a little too crowded, don't look in the eyes of the people walking past you. And don't look at the ground, either. Keep your back straight, head up, and your eyes forward, and people will be a lot more likely to get out of your way.
It's inevitable that some people are going to be rude to you and they're going to try to egg you on. If someone is attempting to bring the worst out of you, just keep smiling, remain positive, and say something like “maybe you’re right." If you're lucky, they'll feel defeated and stop right then and there.
People absolutely love talking about themselves, so if you're trying to make friends ask them some questions. Not only will it open up room for conversation, but it will allow you to get to know them better!
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