It is no secret that people are social beings that we need to connect with others in order to feel accepted and part of a social group. But maintaining or forming a strong and lasting friendship in adulthood is not an easy task. The school days are behind you, maybe you live in a new city where you don’t know anyone and you don’t have the people you really love around you.

You must think about your well-being and find activities that allow you to connect with other people. Think of places or activities that allow you to connect with others, because if you don’t, the lack of connection with others could affect your physical and mental health. When you go through difficult times it is necessary to have people who love and accept you as you are. When you are in vulnerable positions, you are forced to recognize that you cannot do things for yourself and on many occasions, it is necessary to ask for help.

Have your support group

When you have a support group that takes care of you, you can grow personally. Personal well-being is a lifestyle and you must be committed to it so that in this way, you can have good emotional health. If you are in a situation where you do not know how to form your own group of friends or support and you feel alone … Do not miss these tips so that from now on, you can start to weave your own network of friends.

1. Be aware of what is happening to you

Before you can begin to make connections with other people, you need a firm understanding of what is going on with you. Awareness is the first step for you to know what works for you, since it is not a good idea to let just anyone into your life.

Once you are more in tune with yourself, you will be in a position to brainstorm what you are looking for in other people . Wellness isn’t one-size-fits-all, and what may be good for you may not be good for someone else. You must do self-reflection to know what kind of people you want to enter your life.

2. Be authentic

It is very important that you do not wear masks to please other people … you must be real about who you are. People will respond better to you if you show yourself to be authentic. To start looking for friends you must make sure that you generate vibrations that match who you are, not only provoke what you want others to think of you.

You must have self-love and first love yourself enough to know what you want and what you do not want with the relationship with other people. You know who you are, you just have to spread all that information, and although it may be valuable at first, the benefits are worth it.

3. Get out of your comfort zone

This can be the hardest part, although when you do it you will realize that it is not so bad . It is time to take action, you will have to interact with people with whom you normally would not, even if it is only by responding to a Facebook post .

Once the door opens, you will find that you are not the only one feeling uncomfortable … but you just need to break the ice to get everything flowing.

4. Attend events in your area

Try things that you think you might like in your area. Local events are ideal places to network with people who are looking for the same thing as you: a united community.

In addition, you can use social networks as a tool to educate yourself about these types of social gatherings in your area. Look for community groups that post upcoming events in your area. So, take the action in real life … and go enjoy the joint experiences.

Elle Mcdonald

I am Elle Mcdonald Specializations in Psychology . Graduated in psychology from the University of Tennessee in 2000. Diploma of Advanced Studies in the Department of Personality, Evaluation and psychological treatments with excellent results.

First Level of Master in Clinical Psychology at the Center for Behavioral Therapists (recognized with a scientific-professional nature by the College of Psychologists)

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