The Befriender EGuide



Being gregarious and is one way on ensuring one's presence is felt.
Most people are happy being around a gregarious personality and this
helps the individual to be noticed and hopefully respected to a certain

Smiling a lot also helps, as this creates a persona that is open and
friendly. People are more like to approach and befriend a person with
a smiling disposition as opposed to someone who is more reserved
and closed.

Keeping one's emotions in check is another way ensures that people
are drawn to individual. Learning how to be more laid back and calm
will give the impression of being happy and contented which
translates to emotional maturity and security. When people don't
carry the "baggage" of insecurity they are able to relate better in any

Keeping some level of basic hygiene is also another likeable feature.
People who are untidy and smell bad can be very off putting. Simple
things like clean clothes and fresh breath are a most desirable
condition to keep.

Cultivating the habit of always enquiring after the general well of
others is another great quality to develop. It shows a caring and
concerned attitude which is very pleasant indeed.

Complimenting people whenever possible is not only a good habit to
develop; it also immediately creates a likeable and comfortable
situation. Many friendships and other successful relationships have
started on a friendly and complimenting remark.

When engaging in a conversation, maintaining eye contact is good, as
it not only ensures the speaker of the undivided attention of all
around but also gives everyone a feeling of respect and attention.