Go out even if you dont feel like it
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Go Out Even When You Don’t Feel Like It

It’s a Friday night and you have two options: stay home or go out? This is a debate I’ve had with myself many times. The truth is, going out can be hard, especially for someone like myself who was a loner and suffered from social anxiety for many years. From …

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Trying too hard gets a bad rap
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Trying too Hard Gets a Bad Rap

Early in my self development journey of trying to improve both socially and with women, I was told that I was trying too hard. But honestly, trying too hard gets a bad rap. If you want to become great at something, then what other option do you have but to …

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The importance of trying new activities - Article by Craft of Charisma intern Mike
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The Importance of Trying New Activities

Up until a couple of years ago, I never really did much with my free time. Besides playing guitar, most of my hobbies and interests consisted of passive activities that didn’t involve much social interaction and didn’t challenge my comfort zones. These included reading, tracking the weather, watching baseball, and …

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Getting Yourself Out There

Getting started down the path of building your social skills and improving your life can be intimidating if you are coming from a place of severe social anxiety and isolation. The most important step is to take consistent action, putting yourself into social situations and proactively meeting new people. But …

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How to eliminate negative influences from your life - Article by Craft of Charisma intern Mike
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How to Eliminate Negative Influences From Your Life

Many self-development experts say that you are the average of the five people you spend the most time with. When starting down the path of improving yourself and getting your life together, you might start noticing that some of the people you spend time with are not that positive or …

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Five principles to internalize before going out - Article by Craft of Charisma intern Mike
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Five Principles to Internalize Before Going Out

In the past year and a half, I’ve gone out a lot to meet girls. During this time, I’ve come across guys who have been going out longer than I have, but are still struggling to meet and attract women. I’ve noticed that they often have trouble enjoying themselves, and …

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Two stages of overcoming social anxiety
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Two Stages of Overcoming Social Anxiety

This post describes numerous cognitive and behavioral tips and strategies to help you overcome social anxiety and build social intelligence. Depending on your specific personality and past experiences, some strategies will work better than others, so I suggest trying them out to see which ones are most effective for you. …

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Coming full circle - Craft of Charisma article by intern Rob
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Coming Full Circle

By Rob Virges “Chemistry: it is the study of change. Well that’s… that’s all of life… right? I mean, it’s just the constant, it’s the cycle. It is growth, then decay, then transformation.” — Walter White (Breaking Bad) If you’re thinking I’ve dropped everything in my life and transformed into …

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