4 Tricks To Instantly Connect With Anyone

It’d be great if dating and flirting were easy—things you could approach with excitement and nonchalance. Unfortunately, that’s not always the case. You want to make a good impression on your potential love-interest, yet the very act of pondering how the other person perceives you can make you less confident! Below are four tricks for making a great first impression whether you’re cruising the pick-up scene at a bar or on a first date.Have great eye-contact. According to Leil Lowndes, author of How to Instantly Connect with Anyone, eye-contact signifies “honesty, respect, interest, intelligence, candor and confidence.” But what makes eye-contact good? In a word, length. You need to look at someone long enough to actually connect with them—not just a brief flicker here and there. Lowndes recommends a few strategies for maintaining continuous eye-contact. Think about the exact shade of his eyes; count the number of times she blinks; note the shape and asymmetry of his eyes. Read more

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