4. Extend Yourself (Slowly and Carefully) - Deepstash

4. Extend Yourself (Slowly and Carefully)

Once you’ve resolved to become more connected with others, Cacioppo recommends finding opportunities “to get small doses of the positive sensations that come from positive social interactions”.

Each positive interaction you have gives you further evidence that you can connect with others. This can then help you develop the confidence you need for deeper, more vulnerable forms of connection later on.

One of the lowest-risk ways to get started is through volunteering , positive social interactions that can boost your confidence.

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