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15 habits of extremely boring people

We’ll start with the good news: Absolutely everyone has the capacity to be interesting. And now for the bad news: At some point, you will wind up in that awkward situation where you and your conversation partner run out of things to say to each other. Let’s make sure that […]
15 habits of extremely boring people
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Instagram is a narcissist’s dream — here are 7 signs you’ve found one

According to a recent study, narcissists tend to follow other narcissists on Instagram. Generally, says the study, which will be published in a forthcoming issue of the journal Computers in Human Behaviour, we see Instagram users who post selfies and “groupies” as more narcissistic than people who post photos taken […]
Instagram is a narcissist’s dream  —  here are 7 signs you’ve found one
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5 ways narcissism makes people stronger, smarter, and more successful

Narcissism in small doses can make you a healthier, more successful person. Scientists have studied the myriad benefits of being mildly narcissistic. Those benefits include greater life satisfaction, stronger relationships, and less social anxiety. In his 2015 book, “Rethinking Narcissism,” Harvard Medical School psychologist Craig Malkin adds some nuance to […]
5 ways narcissism makes people stronger, smarter, and more successful
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14 things you’re doing that make people instantly dislike you

It’s not hard to make someone dislike you, whether you’re interacting online or in real life. If you share something overly personal too soon or hide your emotions, for example, you may unwittingly repel people. Even the smell of your sweat or a hard-to-pronounce last name – things that are […]
14 things you’re doing that make people instantly dislike you
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21 simple social skills that will make you instantly more likable

It only takes one conversation to make others like you. Making eye contact, actively listening, and keeping your hands off your phone are all subtle tricks to get people to like you. Visit BusinessInsider.com for more stories. Being likable is entirely under your control. All it takes is the ability […]
21 simple social skills that will make you instantly more likable
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12 things people decide within seconds of meeting you

People make assumptions about your personality based on a quick scan of your clothes and general appearance. They also make inferences on how successful you are based on what you’re wearing, and how aggressive you are based on the shape of your face. Here are 12 things people decide within […]
12 things people decide within seconds of meeting you
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Here’s what your handwriting reveals about you

VIDEO: "Just from analysing your handwriting, experts can find over 5,000 personality traits," says master graphologist Kathi McKnight. Here's a brief overview of what some handwriting quirks can mean about you.
Here’s what your handwriting reveals about you
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15 things you’re doing that make people dislike you immediately

It’s not hard to make someone dislike you, whether you’re interacting online or in real life. If you share something overly personal too soon or hide your emotions, for example, you may unwittingly repel people. Even the smell of your sweat or a hard-to-pronounce last name – things that are […]
15 things you’re doing that make people dislike you immediately
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