How to Become More Social: The Key to a Better, Healthier Lifestyle for Interacting with Others

“I want to be more social. That’s what I wanted in life.”

That is the saying that EVERYONE at some point in their lives tell themselves when they start to realize how important it is to become a more social person. Turns out that you might not know how to become that way.

Some think that it is very easy to interact with other people. Some find it extremely difficult. In rare cases, some can’t help not being social because of the way they were either raised or born.

In my case, I didn’t want to be social until the 8th grade. Why did it take me so long though?

I’m someone with autism, a known brain disorder. It’s just the way I was born.

Since I’ve learned so much on how to have a social life ever since that time I realized how a social life can help me out, I wanted to create a post and possibly more like this in the future known as an EPIC post, a kind of post where you can learn so much information from. This post however will be focused on how to be more social and why it is important to have that interaction with other people.

Even in my case, I still find it difficult.

But there is one thing that I can tell you guys that has led me to become more successful in life itself, especially for becoming more social. That is to get out of your comfort zone.

Really? Yes really. Even I have to realize that when I missed an opportunity one time that could’ve lead to a potential significant other. Who cares though! What matters is that you need to get out of your so called “box” at some point in your life to interact with others. You can’t do it when you’re stuck in that box of yours.

Ever hear of that term “Think outside of the box”? Yeah. It’s exactly what it sounds like. Sometimes you just have to think outside of your mindset to figure out how to interact with, for example, that girl or guy you see that could become a new friend or possibly better. Another way of thinking outside of the box is to change that mindset of yours. Yes. Just change it for the better! Because when you have the same mindset, you’re missing out. Life is ALWAYS changing and sometimes we can’t change certain things but we definitely can change the way we THINK of things!

If you can’t seem to say hi to someone new, then there has to be something you’re doing wrong. Something that you CAN change if you put your mind to it!

You’re probably thinking how though.

When there is a will, there IS a way. Even I have trouble to so called making the “first move”. There really is a way to do something like that though.

PUSH YOURSELF.

Even if you think you can’t do it or have that nervous energy within you, just try your very best to push yourself to your goal. You’ll feel so much better when you finally accomplish that goal you’ve always wanted to accomplish.

BUT there is one thing that you must face when you become more social or try to become more social. That is rejection.

You have got to be kidding me. Not rejection!

But especially for me, EVERYONE gets rejected from something at some point in their lives. I remember the time I got rejected when I tried to say hi to some of my friends even though they were busy doing something. Funny thing is that it was a friend that I happened to be not so comfortable with.

That right there is another thing you must keep in mind. You will NOT be comfortable with every situation you come across AND not everyone is going to want to talk to you.

Man, so much to talk about I don’t even know where to start silly me!

I guess for now, all I can say is to put yourself out there when it comes to being more social.

These days, I notice that social media has become a trend, basically not just in the United States but the ENTIRE planet! If you’re always using social media AND not talking to others in person, something’s wrong with that picture.

Social media wasn’t just invented for connecting with others easily.

It was also so that way people can step out of their comfort zones easily without the pressure of approaching someone.

But to be honest, social media becomes meaningless to all of us if that’s all we ever do to interact with others. It’s basically “addicting” as I call it.

So, with that being said, I will now give whoever is reading this some strategies on how to become more social.

Also note that the rest of this post was written, edited, and published a couple of days after it’s been started so please don’t mind if the rest looks a little different.

Anyways, back to the advice though, here are some tips on how to become more social in life:

-Stop looking at that phone or putting on those earphones! You’ll be amazed on how just even looking at your phone can make you become less social. People would think that you’re busy to socialize or even you DO NOT want to socialize at all! What I would recommend is the next piece of advice in this article which is…

-Say hi to someone new every day, even if you don’t get a response that’s good! Some people LOVE it when someone else says hi to him or her. But there is always that one barrier that gets in everyone’s way. That is to have confidence and the ability to keep that confidence. What I do is to try my best to remember that not everyone is going to give me that one positive response I always want. It is rare that I have an experience where I face rejection but since I don’t experience it too much, I can’t say that I have faced it so much BUT I can say that rejection is horrible. But horrible in a good way of course. You won’t always get that positive response you always want you know!

-If you’re in school and/or college, get involved! Don’t just go to school or college just for classes (unless your schedule is so slammed you just don’t have time so you have to make time). Get involved in clubs, events, activities, anything that will get you more social. Join a group, talk to others, just do something on your campus! You’ll be amazed on how many people you can meet if you were to do something like this.

-Not just for school and/or college but for ANYWHERE, get involved in social groups, events, anything that can make you more friendly and sociable. Of course, it’s hard for me since I lack confidence AND don’t have the ability to drive (I take the bus) but you know what I do? What I’m doing now, which is typing up this blog post that is really getting lengthy that’s for sure!

-Overcome your fears! This can apply for any kind of fear you may have. Whether it’s a social fear, a fear of bees, speaking in front of other people, going public, giving a speech, putting your hand in an oven (Okay maybe not THAT!), you WILL need to overcome it eventually at some point. Life is all about overcoming fears. Not only that but it’s also about overcoming those barriers and walls you set up in the past while taking those risks. Wait a second. That was the next piece of advice I was going to give you!

-Take risks! Possibly the biggest out of all the pieces of advice I’ve given you. This is exactly why people can’t be social enough these days. For some or perhaps most, they don’t take enough risks. Without risks in life, it’s meaningless, boring, and too normal! Trust me on that one for sure!

And there you have it! Ways on how to become more social and why you should. If this wasn’t enough to inspire you, I would suggest looking at another site I’m a part of, which is The Millionaire’s Digest, a website FILLED with so many articles by myself and OVER 200 PEOPLE. Crazy, isn’t it?

Anyways, thanks for reading my first ever so called Epic Post and I hope to make more posts like this one, especially for The Millionaire’s Digest!

Take care you guys and be social as much as you can!

One of my Barriers: The First Move

I’ve been thinking what blog post I should write about next. Maybe I should do a list? Advice? Something with entertainment that I’m trying to do?

Instead, let me tell you one of my biggest weaknesses: Making the first move. Not just for putting something into action but really for saying hi to someone new and making new friends. It’s been something I ALWAYS struggled with and I have really no idea how to accomplish making this first move not just for people but for ANYTHING in life.

You know what are some of the ways I do to make this first move?

Let me tell you this:

-Don’t be awkward (As in just standing there watching people that you want to say hi to!).

-Always have a plan, especially if the unexpected comes.

-DO NOT stare! Yes, I’ve gotten in a little bit of trouble for starring in the past!

-Don’t follow others if you can.

-Even if you happen to have all the nervous energy in the world, just DO IT and it WILL happen if done right!

-If the outcome is negative, just keep going and move on.

Those are just some things I think about when I try to make the first move. Now that my advice is out there, I want YOU to help myself out!

What is a good way to make that first move without causing trouble?

Feel free to comment if you have an answer!

What The Heck is Empathy? KDS’s Thoughts

I usually would write a post like this for the Millionaire’s Digest but this time I decided to write it on my own blog because I feel that this is something I usually don’t talk about.

Not only that but this is kind of an usual post. It’s about empathy.

Great you say! Now KDS is going to lecture us about empathy?

No. Not exactly.

For those of you that don’t know what empathy is, it’s to step into someone else’s shoes to see how they feel. It also is a way to feel the energy emitted from someone else.

So say for example you feel not so good when someone else is crying. That’s empathy right there. Not only that but in rare cases you can even SENSE when or during the time it happens or will happen.

Why is it important to have empathy for someone else?

It’s so that way you have an idea that you’re not the only one that is having a hard time. if you were to be with me when I’m having a very hard time with something, who knows! You might feel the energy I’m emitting or maybe nothing at all (Hopefully NOT feeling anything doesn’t happen because that would be bad.).

In rare cases you might even sense when or if it was going to happen to me.

Like this one morning on Friday where I( was with someone that was mad because of schedule conflicts. I could literally FEEL those shockwaves of energy coming from that person. Strange isn’t it? Must be some kind of multi-dimensional phenomenon.

But who knows. Could be anything really based on what we know.

What was said in this post was based on the mind of myself, KDS.

If you enjoyed this post AND currently have a WordPress account, please. Don’t hesitate to follow me for more great posts like this. You most of the time will NOT be disappointed!

I will also update you guys for what the next episode of KDS Within will be as well.

Thanks for reading and I’ll keep you guys updated!

How was THIS possible? Was drafting a message when I saw this on MD!

Hey guys! KDS here!

You’re probably wondering what I’ve been doing for the past who knows how long. It’s only been like a day and I’m about 2,500+ words in for the first book in this series that I’m writing.

BUT here’s what I just discovered and this is also the reason why I’m going to blog every day now along with making new posts for the Millionaire’s Digest. It’s because I have a spot for advertising now on that site! No wonder why I’m getting more traffic than usual, follower wise!

This is great! I was drafting a message but thank goodness I was looking at the spots because when I saw my logo, I was like out loud,” Okay! No need to do this now that’s for sure!”

Now that I have a spot that MIGHT NOT last too long, now is the time to act! I will show ALL my followers on this blog, my YouTube channel, everything else including KDP (Kindle Direct Publishing)…

WHAT IT REALLY TAKES TO BECOME A WARRIOR.

Time for ACTION!

Challenge Accepted: The 642 Writing Challenge

Hey guys! I’m really sorry that I haven’t been writing that much ever since who knows when but I WILL get back on track this time because I’m going to challenge myself to finish this book, known as “642 Things to Write About Me”.

It happens to be a famous book of some sort so I decided to give it a go with this. The way this will work is that I will try my very best to answer TWO prompts from this book every day till completion but here’s the kicker: You get to see it on my blog!

That means I might have to create a new category but I don’t think it would be needed to do that. All I can say is that with this kind of challenge means more exposure not only for me but possibly others too inspiration wise. Starting today will begin the challenge.

Which also means that I must get my butt off my laziness and start being productive for once!

Wish me luck on this challenge. Also be prepared for an UNEXPECTED post that will happen in the future. I’ll give you a hint though: It relates to writing books!

Anyways, onwards to the challenge!

Mechanical Keyboards Are So Much Better Than Those Thin Keyboards!

I don’t know why many companies are starting to switch to those really thin keyboards these days. It’s like I DO like the way technology is changing these days BUT there are just certain things I’m just not liking including the fact that all keyboards are starting to change to those futuristic thin ones.

There are reasons why I think mechanical keyboards are so much better than those future ones. It’s mainly because of feel and sounds from them. Of course they are an old school thing because they just are but I bet that I’m not the only one that happens to like those things.

Some people just prefer to even go completely old fashion including with books too before you know it! To me, it’s a matter of just keeping things balanced with the old and the new. Hopefully you guys get what I mean!

Also to be honest that I typed all of this text you just read with a mechanical keyboard…HA!

A Life to Write and UPDATES on stuff!

Hey guys! I’m really sorry that I haven’t be able to keep you guys updated with my journal A Life to Write mainly because I’ve been so busy/lazy that I just didn’t have the time or energy to get going on this journal.

I will try my very best to get back on track for what I’m trying to do as I MIGHT make a book movie based on this journal. I just don’t know yet! Still working on if this will be possible or not!

Also I might as well take a break from Zeon (Again right?) mainly because my creative spirit is starting to drain away from me. Hopefully my spirit for creativity WILL come back since I really want to do something awesome in life, mainly something grand!

Not only that but also be on the lookout for a NEW single coming soon from me that happens to be a remake of one of my best songs Mastermind! However it will ONLY be available on CD Baby since it’s an EXCLUSIVE song!

Wish me luck you guys! Stumping here these days!