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How to Deal with Loneliness

How to Deal with Loneliness

Are you feeling lonely? Does it seem as though you’re living on an island all by yourself? Yes there are all these other people, but for one reason or another you just struggle to connect with them on a meaningful emotional level. Things though weren’t always this way. At one point you were very happy and fulfilled. You had all these wonderful relationships and friendships. However, today your world is very different. Things have changed and you are finding it difficult to deal with loneliness. But things don’t need to be this way. You don’t need to be this way. You can change things by following six steps.


1) ACKNOWLEDGE YOUR FEELINGS

How to Deal with Loneliness

Dealing with loneliness always begins with being honest with yourself. It requires being genuinely honest with how you are feeling in the moment. The worst thing you can do is deny your true feelings. This feeling of loneliness is real, and it is here. Acknowledging that you’re feeling lonely can help you to work through this difficult period of your life far more effectively. There are of course many reasons why you might be feeling lonely. However, all those reasons effectively come down to the fact that you have emotionally disconnected yourself from the world. You need to work on finding that connection once again.

2) EVALUATE YOUR CIRCUMSTANCES

How to Deal with Loneliness

Having openly acknowledged your feelings of loneliness provides you with a great starting point. Your next step though is to dig a little deeper and start figuring out why you have emotionally disconnected yourself from the world. You are obviously feeling lonely for a reason. What’s that reason? When do you most feel lonely? Where exactly does it happen? And, how often do you get that way? Answering these questions can help you to connect with yourself at a deeper emotional level. This of course provides you with a platform to help you learn from this experience and pave the way forward to a brighter future.

3) QUESTION YOUR EXPECTATIONS

4) STOP WALLOWING IN SELF-PITY

How to Deal with Loneliness

Dealing with loneliness is of course extremely difficult. And that voice inside your head is certainly not making life any easier. But the longer you allow that voice to control you, the harder things will become. You’re not to blame, and you’re not at fault. It’s time to forgive yourself and move on. The choices and decisions you made in the past have brought you to this moment. The choices and decision you make in this moment, will create your future. You are good enough, and strong enough, and smart enough to move on. And it doesn’t matter how other people are. Stop comparing. Just focus fully on your own needs. Nothing else matters right now.

5) FOCUS ON YOUR PASSIONS

Coping with loneliness

One of the most effective ways to deal with loneliness comes in the shape of your goals and deepest passions. What is it that you love to do? What is it that makes your heart sing? What things do you want to achieve? Who would you like to meet? How would you like to spend your time? What places would you like to visit? These are all questions that will lead to your deepest passions. Set a goal to follow these passions and to create your life on purpose. Nothing else should matter but you and your happiness. With that in mind, make happiness your number one priority in life, and everything else will progressively fall into place.

6) TAKE RESPONSIBILITY

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You’ve played the victim card for far too long. It’s time now to start taking full responsibility for your life, and for your happiness. It’s time to fully commit yourself to doing whatever it takes to make some positive changes. Change of course happens progressively over time. It will happen, but you must set some realistic expectations and goals for making these changes. Take small steps forward by reaching out and connecting with people. For instance, help a stranger in need, join a club or group, or rekindle an old friendship. Allow hope and courage to carry you through this transition period of your life.


CONCLUDING THOUGHTS

Dealing with loneliness is certainly not easy. It’s a difficult journey that takes a lot of courage and strength. That courage and strength is especially needed when taking that first step. That first step is of course what gets you started. Every step that follows will just become easier as you build momentum toward your new life. But you do need courage and faith. You need courage to take that step, and you need faith to know that it will all work out in the end.


Six steps for dealing with loneliness

 

Imagine for a moment you could develop new habits and methods of thinking where you naturally and effortlessly adopt these ideas into your life. How would that make you feel? Would you feel more fulfilled, empowered and in control?

Yes, there is such simplicity within this IQ Doodle, but of course there is a reason for that. Making positive change doesn’t need to be a complicated process. It just needs to be a consistent process where we progressively develop new habits-of-mind through repeated exposure and implementation. And that’s what these IQ Doodles are for.

We have prepared for you an IQ Doodle pack that includes several variations of this IQ Doodle that you can use for guidance and inspiration throughout the day. Use it consistently and you will begin making positive changes in the way you live, work and interact with others.

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How to Develop More Charisma

How to Develop More Charisma

Have you ever met anyone who instantly won you over with their personality? They just had this incredible intoxicating energy that immediately drew you into their world. You were glued to every word they said and just couldn’t resist being around them. It was as if they gave you this incredible energy and buzz that made you feel wonderful about yourself. Charisma is of course a magnetic energy. It is a quality that expresses confidence and strength — arousing loyalty and admiration. Some people are of course naturally born with a charismatic personality, but anyone can learn to develop more charisma with a little practice.


1) THE MYSTERIOUS THINKER

Here are ways you can be more charismatic

In order to develop more charisma you need to work on building a mysterious aura and vibe. A charismatic individual is someone who very often comes across as being somewhat unpredictable and mysterious. They have this energy about them that naturally intrigues people. They reveal enough about themselves to keep people interested, and yet still maintain an aura of mystery that keeps people guessing and wanting to know more. What adds to their mystery and intrigue is the fact that they come across as being incredibly inspirational and fearless. In other words, they inspire people with their courageous actions and deeds.

2) THE IRRESISTIBLE PERSONA

6 Ways to Increase Your Charisma

Charisma is very much an intoxicating quality. It naturally draws people to itself and moves them emotionally. With this in mind, charismatic individuals often come across as being very authentic, passionate, respectful, approachable, enthusiastic, open-minded and humble. These are of course “connector” attributes, meaning that they help the charismatic individual connect and bond with the people around them on a deep emotional level. In order to develop more charisma you must work on adopting each of these attributes into your own personality, and then using them to develop deeper bonds with those you interact with.

3) THE CAPTIVATOR

How to Be More Charismatic

Charisma often comes through the voice we use and the words we speak. It expresses itself confidently, articulately and with great conviction and enthusiasm. Charismatic individuals understand how to use their voice to win people over. They for instance vary the tonality of their voice and use pauses to create interest and build anticipation. In order to develop more charisma you must work on improving your voice and how it comes across in social situations. Practice expressing yourself clearly, vary your speech and tonality, and use emotional words that draw people into your conversation.

4) THE RAPPORT BUILDER

How to Be More Charismatic

Charisma of course doesn’t only come across through our voice, it also more importantly gets expressed through our body movements and gestures. This is essentially how the charismatic individual builds deep levels of rapport with those around them. They do this by using their body to mirror and match people’s movements, facial expressions and demeanor. They understand that rapport is everything. As long as they have rapport with someone, they have their undivided attention. You too can develop more charisma by using mirror-matching techniques to build rapport with those around you.

5) THE ATTENTION SEEKER

Developing Charisma

The charismatic individual always enjoys being at the center of attention. They do this by telling engaging stories and by using humor to draw people into their world through their demeanor. However, in order to truly capture people’s imaginations, they understand that they must also share some of that spotlight. With this in mind, the charismatic individual goes to great lengths to make people feel important and valued. They do this by asking insightful questions that encourage people to talk about their lives, goals, dreams, and aspirations. Showing this level of interest in others, naturally gets people more interested in them.

6) THE SOCIAL INFLUENCER

How to Develop Your Charisma

As you develop more charisma, you naturally grow more influential in the lives of those around you. People start looking up to you and begin valuing your feedback and opinion. Charisma is just something that naturally wins people over. It of course does this in little ways at first through the use of generous compliments that make people feel valued and special. Charisma then uses this as a platform to get people feeling better about themselves and excited about their future. This of course wins people’s respect and honor, thereby helping the charismatic individual grow more influential in their lives.


CONCLUDING THOUGHTS

Why is it that so very few people develop charisma? Well, it’s because it takes a lot of work and effort. Charisma isn’t something that comes naturally for most. It’s rather something that we need to consciously focus on developing over time.

Extroverts of course often have a far easier time developing charisma than introverts. However, charisma doesn’t necessarily need to be loud and expressive. It can be more of a quiet form of influence that draws people in, in very subtle ways. Charisma is therefore not just one thing, but can actually come in many different flavors.

In the end, to develop more charisma essentially comes down to making people feel comfortable in your presence. The more comfortable people feel the quicker they fall under your influence and spell.


Six  mindsets for developing charisma

 

Imagine for a moment you could develop new habits and methods of thinking where you naturally and effortlessly adopt these ideas into your life. How would that make you feel? Would you feel more fulfilled, empowered and in control?

Yes, there is such simplicity within this IQ Doodle, but of course there is a reason for that. Making positive change doesn’t need to be a complicated process. It just needs to be a consistent process where we progressively develop new habits-of-mind through repeated exposure and implementation. And that’s what these IQ Doodles are for.

We have prepared for you an IQ Doodle pack that includes several variations of this IQ Doodle that you can use for guidance and inspiration throughout the day. Use it consistently and you will begin making positive changes in the way you live, work and interact with others.

Visit the IQ Doodle Store to learn more about how to use this IQ Doodle and begin optimizing the way you live your life today.


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