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20 Undeniable Traits You Find In Talkative Friends (And Why You Love Them…)

20 Undeniable Traits You Find In Talkative Friends (And Why You Love Them…)

If you are fairly quiet, you will already know the joy – and annoyance – of having a talkative friend. They make your life more interesting and fun and you love having them around. Check out 20 traits of talkative friends that you will undoubtedly understand.

1. They love to share everything with you

so you know all of intimate details from their grossest, most embarrassing stories. You can still vividly picture the stories in your head, although you wish you couldn’t.

2. Your talkative friend always takes the lead when you two meet new people

which you are really grateful for – hurray, no awkwardness for you to deal with!

3. They routinely got sent out of class when you were at school for talking too much

in fact, you’re pretty sure they still get told off at work for being so chatty.

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4. Talkative people are often very inquisitive

so you are used to having lots of random questions quickly fired at you every time you chat.

5. You try to avoid them if you are behind on your favorite TV show

because they always accidentally tell you what is going to happen. They don’t mean to blurt out spoilers, but they just get so excited to discuss the show.

6. Don’t ask a talkative friend “how are you?” unless you really want to know the answer

It won’t just be a few words; it will be an in-depth analysis of their mood, filled with details from their day.

7. You always go to your talkative friend if you need an opinion on something

because you know they will be honest and helpful.

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8. You have seen so many people tell your talkative friend to be quiet

from their parents to their boss to their partner. Nothing seems to have changed, though; they are as loud as ever!

9. They don’t mind if you don’t pay full attention all of the time

they just appreciate having someone around who is willing to listen.

10. Talkative people prefer calling to texting

and if they do text you, you can guarantee it will be a very long text.

11. They also prefer hanging out in person rather than online

because they simply cannot type as fast as they think.

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12. As they are so talkative, you often hear the same stories over and over again

but the stories are interesting and funny, so you don’t really mind.

13. Talkative people often say things without thinking, but you never get offended or upset

you understand that sometimes they struggle to have a filter.

14. Whenever they are quiet you always get worried that there is something wrong

Are they sick? Have you done something wrong? A rare moment of quiet says almost as much as them talking!

15. Talkative people love to share good news

you’re used to receiving texts, emails and calls simultaneously to keep you updated when something good happens.

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16. Talkative people have an opinion on everything

so you get to have some pretty interesting and intelligent discussions when you are with them.

17. On the flip side, they have so many strong opinions

there are just some subjects you totally avoid bringing up now.

18. If you go out for lunch with your talkative friend…

you can guarantee their food will go cold before they finish eating it.

19. They speak so fast sometimes you have no idea what they are saying

You have to focus really hard to stay on track, and you still sometimes miss parts of what they are saying.

20. There are no dull moments whenever you hang out with your talkative friend

it is always guaranteed to be a fun and exciting day.

Can you think of anymore traits you find in talkative friends? Comment your ideas below!

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Last Updated on September 17, 2019

10 Simple Ways To Always Think Positive Thoughts

10 Simple Ways To Always Think Positive Thoughts

Positive thinking can lead to a lot of positive change in your life. Developing an optimistic outlook can be good for both your physical and mental health.

But sometimes, certain situations arise in life that makes it hard to keep a positive outlook. Take steps to make positive thinking become more like your second nature and you’ll reap the biggest benefits.

Here are 10 ways to make thinking positive thoughts easy:

1. Spend Time with Positive People

If you surround yourself with constant complainers, their negativity is likely to rub off on you.

Spend time with positive friends and family members to increase the likelihood that their positive thinking habits will become yours too. It’s hard to be negative when everyone around you is so positive.

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2. Take Responsibility for Your Behavior

When you encounter problems and difficulties in life, don’t play the role of the victim. Acknowledge your role in the situation and take responsibility for your behavior.

Accepting responsibility can help you learn from mistakes and prevent you from blaming others unfairly.

3. Contribute to the Community

One of the best ways to feel good about what you have, is to focus on what you have to give.

Volunteer in some manner and give back to the community. Helping others can give you a new outlook on the world and can assist you with positive thinking.

4. Read Positive and Inspirational Materials

Spend time each day reading something that encourages positive thinking. Read the Bible, spiritual material, or inspirational quotes to help you focus on what’s important to you in life. It can be a great way to start and end your day.

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5. Recognize and Replace Negative Thoughts

You won’t be successful at positive thinking if you’re still plagued by frequent negative thoughts. Learn to recognize and replace thoughts that are overly negative. Often, thoughts that include words like “always” and “never” signal that they aren’t true.

If you find yourself thinking something such as, “I always mess everything up,” replace it with something more realistic such as, “Sometimes I make mistakes but I learn from them.”

There’s no need to make your thoughts unrealistically positive, but instead, make them more realistic.

6. Establish and Work Toward Goals

It’s easier to be positive about problems and setbacks when you have goals that you’re working toward. Goals will give you motivation to overcome those obstacles when you encounter problems along the way. Without clear goals, it’s harder to make decisions and gauge your progress.

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Learn to set SMART goals to help you achieve more.

7. Consider the Consequences of Negativity

Spend some time thinking about the consequences of negative thinking. Often, it can become a self-fulfilling prophecy.

For example, a person who thinks, “I probably won’t get this job interview,” may put less effort into the interview. As a result, he may decrease his chances of getting the job.

Create a list of all the ways negative thinking impacts your life. It likely influences your behavior, your relationships, and your feelings. Then, create a list of the ways in which positive thinking could be beneficial.

8. Offer Compliments to Others

Look for reasons to compliment others. Be genuine in your praise and compliments, but offer it frequently. This will help you look for the good in other people.

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9. Create a Daily Gratitude List

If you start keeping a daily gratitude list, you’ll start noticing exactly how much you have to be thankful for. This can help you focus on the positive in your life instead of thinking about all the bad things that have happened in the day.

Getting in the habit of showing an attitude of gratitude makes positive thinking more of a habit. Here’re 40 Simple Ways To Practice Gratitude.

10. Practice Self-Care

Take good care of yourself and you’ll be more equipped to think positively.

Get plenty of rest and exercise and practice managing your stress well. Taking care of your physical and mental health will provide you with more energy to focus on positive thinking.

Learn about these 30 Self-Care Habits for a Strong and Healthy Mind, Body and Spirit.

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