How to avoid intimidating others

Posted by / 17-Aug-2020 06:02

How to avoid intimidating others

It’s important to know about this because a) it helps us understand that it’s not about us, it’s about them.This insight helps us to not take their intimidation personally and b) it helps us understand that their “perfect surface” more often than not is a protection for their low self-esteem. It can be stressful to be around intimidating people and feel that being inferior will make them dislike us.Remember to view that person’s shortcomings from a compassionate perspective.Who we are is made up of hundreds, perhaps thousands of traits.Being intimidating doesn’t help her social life, quite the contrary.She’s told me how people before they get to know her, believe that she’s superficial because she seems so “perfect” (when in reality she’s one of the least superficial people I know).

Some examples that came up was talking to your boss or manager, talk to tall people, good looking people, mean/unpleasant people, and those you’re attracted to.After all, you can’t remove feelings and most people get intimidated every once in awhile, so why not be okay with it?Lesson learned: Whenever you’re around someone who intimidates you, think: “Now I’m intimidated, and that’s OK.” Then you can move forward to face (and conquer) your fears instead of fighting your own feelings.But when it comes to those who intimidate you, you need a powerful method to take them down from the mental pedestal you’ve put them on.One powerful way to do that is to think about what insecurities they might have.

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