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Hilarious Comics Any Socially Awkward Introvert Can Relate To

Hilarious Comics Any Socially Awkward Introvert Can Relate To

Some people are blessed with the gift of being able to go through daily social interactions like graceful gazelles. Then there’s the rest of us. We’re the Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeers of gazelles. For us oh-so-lucky individuals, these daily interactions are hell.

This hilarious comic artist managed to capture the exquisite pain of trying to perform basic levels of socialization and somehow failing miserably every time because you’re an awkward introvert. You can watch a cute little bee turn into a big blob of awkwardness in all the social situations that routinely give us nightmares.

Here are some particular gems that are sure to bring back painful memories:

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When you say goodbye only to realize you’re both going the same way and you can practically cut the awkwardness with a knife.

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    You’re to used to being on autopilot in social situations that you manage to mess up the simplest question and embarrass yourself forever.

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      When you get a new haircut and you absolutely hate it but you’re physically unable to tell the hairdresser.

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        You find something funny on the internet and then watch your soul grumble to dust as your friend sits there in silence.

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          When you’re walking with friends and you’re always the one who gets awkwardly pushed to the back when the sidewalk narrows.

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            All those times you’re midway through telling a story only to realize it’s not at all interesting or funny, but you already started, so you just have to watch yourself crash and burn.

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              Bed time? No. We call this time “Reflect On All My Past Mistakes” time. The pain is just as fresh as if it happened yesterday.

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                When someone is far enough behind you that you don’t know if they’re coming through the door, so you hold it open and watch as your good deed turns into a failure.

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                  The artist behind these is a native German, whose English comics found a huge fan base on Tumblr. Perhaps you’ve seen one of her comics elsewhere on the internet, as their painfully relatable humor continues to resonate with the socially awkward crowd. On how to pronounce her complicated username, she offers this:

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                  How to pronounce my url: Something like FLOK-si-NO-si-NY-HIL-i-PIL-i-fi-KAY-shuhn but I can’t even do it myself. Wiktonary [sic] says that floccinaucinihilipilification is “The act or habit of describing or regarding something as unimportant, of having no value or being worthless”.

                  Featured photo credit: Lame Selfie Bee/floccinaucinihilipilificationa via floccinaucinihilipilificationa.tumblr.com

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                  Last Updated on April 9, 2020

                  How to Think Positive Thoughts When Feeling Negative

                  How to Think Positive Thoughts When Feeling Negative

                  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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                  Learn How to Surround Yourself With Positive People.

                  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.

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                  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.

                  Some recommendations for you:

                  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.

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                  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.

                  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.

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                  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.

                  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.

                  More Tips for Staying Positive

                  Featured photo credit: DESIGNECOLOGIST via unsplash.com

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