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How to Kindle the Fire of Conversation

Being an individual, you have this need to communicate to other people and socialize. But the problem with some people is that they find it hard to make such interaction with those around them. According to statistics, there are around 15 million people in the US who suffers from the so-called social anxiety. You, being urged to read this article does not mean that you have a social anxiety but that you can be helped if ever you get into too much worry when you are invited to events and you fear that you’re not going to be talking to anyone there. Below are some recommended ways for you, so you can successfully begin a conversation.

How to Kindle the Fire of Conversation

1. CONNECT WITH THE EYE

If you are not that good in socializing with people, you will really feel awkward when somebody tries to talk to you. Sometimes, making an eye contact with that person can help you ease the uncomfortable feeling that you have inside. By making an eye contact, you are signifying to that person that want to say something. If you can see that the other person is maintaining eye contact, then try to smile. If the other person smiles back, then that is great. Sometimes, this can also be a great way to know if they are busy and do not want to talk with you. One instance where you can figure out that the person is not ready to converse with you is when he is scrolling through an app on the phone. The same with people who are reading books or wearing headphones.

2. START IT WITH A JOKE

If you and someone else seems not to feel at ease starting a conversation, cracking a joke is one way to break the silence. If you know of some sensible joke in there, you can crack it down with someone with whom you want to begin a conversation.

3. HOW ABOUT COMPLIMENTS

It is not proper to take compliments for granted. If there is one person with whom you want to begin a conversation, you should not try to be so serious. When you say some complimenting lines, there is huge chance that you can break the silence as well as the pressure. More often than not, sincere compliments fulfill the work.

Conversation for some people is hard to start. But with some cues and hints, you an potentially fight the pressure. Always remember, eye contact, jokes and compliments do work with conversations.