5 ways talking to strangers can actually be good for you

Most of us have been helped by a stranger at a point in our lives which couldn't have happened if we kept to ourselves

 

As little children, we were always warned never to talk to strangers. While this is good advice from our parents to protect us from harm, in the long run, if you stick to just talking to people know, how will you improve yourself?

Most of us have been helped by a stranger at a point in our lives which couldn't have happened if we kept to ourselves, the cause of our discomfort.

Despite the cons, there are advantages of talking to strangers.

According to All Women Stalk, here are ways having conversations with strangers could do you good:

1. You never know where your luck may just happen. Maybe that stranger you struck a conversation with might be your best friend or spouse few years down the line. Or may just be the connection to your dream job.

2.You might start looking at life issues from a different perspective. A stranger's opinion might be all you need to positively change your ideologies about some topics, especially if they know more on that topic than you do.

3. It's a smart way to boost your confidence. Ever tried approaching someone first with a subject on your mind? It could be extremely liberating, knowing that you successfully drew someone's attention. If you make this a habit, your confidence can be boosted incredibly and your shyness eliminated.

4. It makes you a great listener and good speaker. If you want to have a successful career, then horning your social skills are extremely important. Having conversations with strangers actually helps because you not only become a good speaker, you become an incredible listener.

5. You can pass time, especially when your environment is boring or you are where you don't wish to be.

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