10 Tips to Improve Your Personality
What is Personality?
The personality is the typical pattern of thinking, feeling, and behaviours that make a person unique.
When we say that someone has a "good personality" we mean that they are likeable, interesting and pleasant to be with.
People noticing you, recognizing you, appreciating you for your work and many other things begin to happen to you. Rather than living or doing things according to others’ choice, you would be respected for what you can do, no matter how weird it may be.
For a better understanding, simple steps that could be followed over a period of time are illustrated below to develop your personality within the shortest period of time.
1) Be a good listener
Listening is an essential part of communication. It will help you to see situation from the eyes of speakers. Most people do not listen with the intent to understand they listen with the intent to reply. When someone talks to you, try to establish eye contact. It will make them feel important and help them to feel that you are actively listening and interested. Try to repeat back what they have said to you every few minutes. So you can show that you hear them.
2) Read new things everyday
One of the ways of developing personality is getting more knowledge. Everyday read current affairs and new books. The more you read the better you will understand a wide variety of issues and topics and you can start interesting conversations instead of appearing to be dull and boring.
3) Learn Something New
Do not stagnate yourself. You mind is like a large sponge that keeps in absorbing more and more, the more you feed it. Explore things in life. Never underestimate yourself that you cannot expand more. Learn something new, develop a new hobby, open an unfamiliar book etc. and you could see the unexpected talents and qualities in you being discovered. It rejuvenates you and opens a new beginning in you.
4) Develop positive attitude
90% of our emotions determined by the way we talk to ourselves throughout the day so always start your day with some positive affirmations like “I love my self”, “I can do it”, “I am healthy” “I am excited about today” “I am loved”. Practice visualization every day. Visualize yourself in positive situation. Always have positive expectations since we can control your expectations. We should always expect the best and expect to be happy and successful.
5) Stop judging and evaluating
When you start judging someone ask yourself “ what do I really know about this person?” and answer will be a version of “not much” and find out one thing you like about that person and praise them out loud.When you stop judging you can be more relaxed and be yourself by doing that you will be able to live your life to the fullest and you can connect yourself with others without any filter.
6) Meet new people
To improve social skills you need to meet more new people seek friendship with those different from your current friends so you can become a better rounded person. To meet new people always make efforts. Try to participate in group discussions, seminars and workshops. It will help you to be more open and adjust amongst group of individuals. It provides you a lot of experience and you can learn so much from different people.You can learn about new cultures, ideas, opinions and it expand your knowledge. People with great personalities always love the company of others.
Motivating yourself and others is best tool in improving one’s personality. It creates positive ripples all around you as well as others and the impact it creates is just fantastic.
8) Create a Trademark for yourself
When you are different and special in a unique way, people will remember you even if they meet you only once. Leaving back a trademark, is the best way to flatter yourself for all the positive vibes that you hold and being the owner of a great personality.
By following these simple methodologies in your daily activities, you could observe the change that you bring about in you as well as with all whom you are associated with.
9) Do Not Shout
When in public, being too noisy is obnoxious and annoying. You should know how and when to speak.
Mannerism counts in your personality. Talk softly, yet firmly that reflects the confidence in you.
10) Help others
People love personalities who are there to help them when needed. Everybody wants a friend or cheerleader on their side when things are not going well. This is one of the best qualities you can add into your personality. By doing following things for someone you can make impact.
We humans have the power and ability to shape our personalities however we wish. When we develop ourselves to be all that we can be, we contribute to our own, as well as the happiness of others.
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