Do You Like the Sound of Your Own Voice?

It is widely known that the eyes of a person are the mirror of his or her soul. But is that the only mirror? The doctor of ancient Rome Galen said that the voice of people reflects their personality as well as the eyes do. Probably you have met the intelligent and witty people who seemed to be quite pleasant and easy-going from the first sight but you couldn’t stand talking to them for more than a minute. That thing happened because the sound of their voice was unpleasant for you to hear. There is the opposite situation happening even more often than the previous one. The one who talks about banalities or even lies carries so much enthusiasm and charm in his voice that he easily finds followers.

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Color and Personality

It has been noticed a long time ago that your favorite color can tell something about your mood and even about you personality. If the person is in a bad mood he may choose the clothes in the shades of green and vice verse the one, who’s happy chooses the light pink ones. To cope with a depression we dress up in the orange clothes as a rule. If you look through your wardrobe you may probably notice that the clothes of a certain one or two colors prevails. And of source that is not by chance.

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7 Ways to Say ‘No’

Everyone knows that being too assertive is no good. But being too shy can also cause some difficulties. In a present day world confident people get better positions and communicate more successfully. The age when women had to be shy, modest and silent passed long ago. But what to do if shyness is your natural characteristic? Though it’s not a negative peculiarity shyness can make you stay in the shadow of your friends and colleagues. Avoiding new contacts can prevent you from doing your best at work and showing your skills.

Anyway it is easier to overcome the natural shyness than cope with assertiveness. So what are the advantages of being shy? First of all you will for sure have less enemies. You may avoid some unpleasant situations just because you’re too shy to say a word.

Now let us consider all the disadvantages. Other people may use your inability to reject them. They probably will be grateful to you, but will you be grateful to yourself? Try to say a firm “no” for a couple of times and you’ll see that it doesn’t require too much effort. Gradually you will understand that a polite rejection is not a difficult thing to do. Don’t dwell on the thought that other people to be upset. Saying “no” is quite normal and most of the people take rejections easy. If you still find it difficult try to find the adequate reason which will be an obstacle for saying “yes”.

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