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Are you shy? Learn how to make friends in new situations.

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Are you shy?  Learn how to make friends in new situations. Even if you are a shy person, you can make learn to make friends quickly in new situations . Remember, everyone is a little shy (some people are just better at hiding it!).  Here Marie Dubuque gives some simple and wise tips on how to start making friends and fitting in, whether you are in a new school, a different job, or any new situation. Try concentrate on the other person - find out about them and their interests.  You will be surprised how quickly people respond. Wendy Mason is a career coach.  She helps people reach their goals and aspirations, without sacrificing their home and personal life.  Before working as a coach, Wendy had a long career in both the public and private sectors in general management and consultancy as well as spells in HR.  She now divides her time between coaching and writing. You can contact Wendy at  wendymason@wisewolfcoaching.com  and find out more at  http://wisewolfcoaching.

Making New Friends

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Many of us struggle with the thought of making new friends when we leave home or move to a n ew place.  Here are some pointers to help you on your way! Be yourself Real friends will like you for who you are, not who you try to be! If you put on an act when you first meet, then you will have to go on playing a part.  Given time the other person will realise you were acting and be very disappointed.  It may well mean you then lose a devloping friendship Spend more time around with other people You are not going to meet people sitting at home reading a book or, dare I say it, sitting in front of a computer. Go to places where you can meet other people – even a trip to the supermarket can bring you into contact with others. Join an organisation with common interests You don't have to have a lot of common interests with people in order to make friends with them. But finding a common interest can be a way to make friends.  You can use the internet or your local library to find gr