Hi everyone! I just recorded a new video on a quick breathing technique that can help you reduce social anxiety. Enjoy!
It’s been almost a year since my last blog post — yikes! While the blog has fallen silent, I’ve been working hard in a lot of other areas. I’ve finished my second year of graduate school (whew!). And I published my new book Level Up Your Social Life which is a great accomplishment. I’ve also been spending a lot of time answering … Read More
There’s a simple trick from psychology for motivating yourself to be more social. It’s usually used in the world of sales. Instead of asking “Do you want to buy a car?” a salesmen will ask “Would you rather buy the red car of the blue car?” No matter which you choose, you still end up buying a car. It’s also … Read More
Hi everyone! I just finished my first year of graduate school (whew!) so I thought I’d take this opportunity to update everyone on what’s been going on with the site. I realize that there have been no new blog posts for several months, but there has been a lot of other great things happening at Improve Your Social Skills. So … Read More
Hi everyone! I’ve decided to start up a YouTube channel, where I’ll share social skills videos. I’m still a beginner at the world of YouTube, but I’m hopeful I can provide some helpful videos. My first video is up now — it’s a 60 second explanation of how you can avoid talking too much. Enjoy, and let me know what … Read More
Dr. John Gottman has been studying couples for four decades. He has dedicated his life to figuring out what separates healthy relationships from unhealthy ones, and he’s written more than 40 books on the subject. This guy knows relationships. Most of his research is primarily focused on romantic relationships, but one of his findings can help you in friendships, too. It relates to something … Read More
Hello readers! Today’s post is from Sarah Jones, the author of IntrovertedAlpha.com. Sarah is a dating coach who focuses on helping people find a partner naturally, with no sneaky tricks or manipulation. She’s got some good thoughts about uncovering and expressing your positive qualities, so read on!
Hi all! A few weeks ago, David was gracious enough to publish an interview with me. Now, I’m returning the favor. He’s got some good tips, so enjoy! David Morin, author of SocialPro.com 8 years ago, David Morin realized that he had to make a change in his social life. He often spent evenings and weekends alone and wanted to … Read More
Social skills are like any other skill — if you practice, you get better. But in order to practice, you have to start, and you have to keep going. And both of those things are very hard. It’s really easy to wait to start until you’re totally “ready” (which will be never), or burn yourself out by pursuing a new … Read More
Life is really hard sometimes. There are times when all of the encouragement in the world doesn’t seem to help, times when it feels like the only emotions available are rage or grief or numbness, times when starting another day feels like getting in the ring with Mohammed Ali. Maybe that’s your story today. Maybe that’s been your story for … Read More