Exploding 4 Image Myths 1 It’s what you look like that counts 2 If I look like my friends I’ll be happy 3 If I’m beautiful, rich and famous I’ll be happy 4 Girls care more about their image than boys
How to be ‘outside-in’ 1.Make it your mission to put other people at their ease 2.Get them to talk by asking questions and build on their answers with further questions 3.Seek out common interests or similarities so that the other person can relax with you 4.Face them straight on so you can see their reaction, and they can see yours. Smile encouragingly at them when they are talking to you. 5.Practice this as often as possible when you meet other people for the first time. You will then have no time to worry about your own lack of confidence and, as a result, you will be more confident yourself!