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  • Hey guys its Victor Foote from TransMind and today I am here to help you understand basic

  • principles to help you improve your social skills. The reason I'm doing this is because

  • I suffered for a long time with social anxiety. Basically I had no idea how to talk to people

  • which prevented me from living the life that I wanted. If I tried to talk to someone my

  • mind always draw blanks and I would feel so embarrassed. By the time I reached 17 I was

  • so over whelmed by my inability to speak to people that I began my journey in discovering

  • how to communicate effectively with others. It all began with my journal. I started writing

  • down my feelings in order to create a record of who I am. As the wheels started turning

  • I started to feel hope. Looking back at an entry I wrote over 10 years I said “I promise

  • when I am able to find a way to cure my social anxiety I will help others cure their own!”

  • Well, I never break a promise, so here it is….

  • Picture: Technique #1 Flooding Smile The first thing you need to start working on is your

  • smile. A big warm smile will allow people to open up to you. We tend to judge people

  • the first few seconds of meeting them. By using your smile you will seem more approachable.

  • Your main goal is to not flash your smile and over use it. When you first meet a person

  • you want to look at that person's face for a second. Be in the moment. Then show them

  • a big warm smile. Remember don't rush the smile. The smile is genuine and meant for

  • them.

  • Picture: Technique #2 Sticky Eyes Eye contact is very important. You want to be able to

  • maintain it and not fidget around. It has the ability to speak more then you know. Even

  • more then your words. Intense eye contact is also linked to awaking feelings of respect

  • and affection. It gives off the impression of being an intelligent, focused person. It

  • also allows people to feel pleasure while they are talking because you look interested

  • in what that person has to say. Pretend your eyes are glued to your conversation partner's.

  • Remember to not break eye contact even if that person has stopped talking. Slowly allow

  • your eyes to leave your partners. Quick movements will only leave the person thinking you want

  • to leave the conversation as soon as possible.

  • Picture: Technique #3 Epoxy Eyes. Epoxy eyes must be used on a person you are interested

  • in that you want to be more then just friends. I used this technique on a girl I was working

  • with. When ever a group of us would talk I would give her the most eye contact even if

  • someone else was talking. Epoxy eyes combined with my warm smile sent her the underlying

  • message that I was interested. Plus everyone in the restaurant knew I was interested in

  • her as well. I didn't hide my intentions. And guess what? We have been together ever

  • since we used to work at the restaurant. Our bodies are always giving off signals to everyone

  • showing how we really feel. When we are nervous we tend to shrink and lower our voices.

  • This next technique is all about tricking your mind into making your body seem like

  • you are comfortable. Remember, mindsets are very important with everything you do. The

  • next time you are going to meet someone new usetechnique number 6 hello old friend

  • Pretend as if they are an old friend. Imagining them as a person your are comfortable talking

  • to. This will change your body language instantly. This will also allow the person you are talking

  • to feel comfortable. On a subconscious level we can sense the energy that is around us.

  • If someone is nervous, we almost start to feel the same emotion. Radiate good energy

  • by acting as if you have known this person your entire life. If you were a dog you would

  • be wagging your tail right now!

  • This next technique will make you come across to people is being more confident and credible.

  • technique number 7 limit the fidgetBy moving around too much and fidgeting you

  • come across as someone who doesn't believe in themselves. The human body externally projects

  • what the person is feeling on the inside. Changing the way we externally act will change

  • the way people view us. Whenever you have a conversation that really counts, you want

  • to use this technique to get your point across. Fight that urge to scratch your nose or rub

  • your arms. Keep calm and don't fidget.

  • Start experimenting with these techniques. At first you are going to feel uncomfortable

  • and nervous. With enough practice it will become second nature. Trust me it took me

  • awhile but realize with enough effort and hard work you will reach your destination.

  • Trust the process and believe. Click on the affiliate link in the description box if you

  • wanted to purchase the book. Im Victor Foote from TransMind. For more videos like this

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    Alvis Mock posted on 2018/09/24
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