Category Archive for "Simple Charisma Skills"

The 4 Subtle Reasons People Don’t Like You

Certain people get under our skin. They may seem friendly and polite, yet for some unknown reason they rub us up the wrong way. Often it is because they display 4 subtle behaviours that trigger a response in our subconscious brain. This response tells us that the

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The Biggest Killers of Social Confidence

For a long time people believed that the key to building greater social confidence was building a stronger sense of self-esteem. And it makes sense, considering that self-esteem is how much we like ourselves. However, as far back as 2005,

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Snap out of Social Anxiety with these 3 Power Poses

It was too late, I had missed the quick draw and now my anxiety was about to take off. I was already stuck inside my head and was starting to talk myself out of the whole ordeal. She doesn’t look

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Sneaky Social Tip – Be infectious

As it turns out we unintentionally infect people with our emotions. Researcher Elaine Hatfield studies a phenomenon known as emotional contagion which describes how we automatically mimic other peoples body language to help us judge how they are feeling. By doing

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How to be ‘Cool’

Have you ever been in a social situation where your nervousness made you act a little strangely? Maybe you were overly conscious of your posture, the way you spoke or how you looked? To counter this self-consciousness you probably tried

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Prevent Social Anxiety – The Quick Draw

‘You can’t let yourself get stuck inside your own head Dude. As soon as you start scripting it, its too late. Stop worrying about what you’re going to say and just walk over and introduce yourself. That’s it! The rest

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The most attractive type of smile

A study by Gladstone in 2002 found that, ‘A smile seems to have a favorable influence upon others and makes one more likable and more approachable.’ This may not be news to most people, as we have all experienced how it

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Learning to be Attractive – The 3 Simple Ideas

It is no secret that guys like good looking women. But how much emphasis do women place on the looks of a man? A study by Knapp in 02 titled Changing Perceptions of Physical Attractiveness Through Social Interaction, found that,

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Social Anxiety – Break the Cycle with these 3 Simple Tips

Why is it so hard to simply say hi to someone we don’t know?? Believe it or not, approaching a stranger goes against our instincts, specifically, the preservation instinct. In this context it is pretty much the fancy psychology version of

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The First Rule of Small-Talk is…

Most of us hate small talk, and for good reason, we’re terrible at it. Researcher Knapp spent most of his life studying what he calls early phase interaction (the fancy term for small talk) and why we find it so

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