Most intimidating people of all time
As I’ve gotten to know her better she’s opened up about having a low self-esteem.
She feels safer when she can hide behind that perfect surface. An example is a psychopath without insecurities who just wants to intimidate others. Ironically, it’s often those who feel the most need to compensate for their insecurities who come off as the most intimidating.
The intimidating person might have…Mini exercise: It’s hard to think about shortcomings when we’re standing eye to eye with someone who intimidates us.
Instead, spend a moment right now to think about a specific person who intimidates you and what that person’s shortcomings might be.
You don’t want to walk around in life looking for people’s shortcomings.
After all, you can’t remove feelings and most people get intimidated every once in awhile, so why not be okay with it?
Lesson learned: Whenever you’re around someone who intimidates you, think: “Now I’m intimidated, and that’s OK.” Then you can move forward to face (and conquer) your fears instead of fighting your own feelings.
The number one example men brought up was talking to women they’re attracted to. The advice is collected from studies in the field of cognitive behavioral science and my own experience.
I’m also going to bring up examples from intimidating people I’ve talked to about the subject, and I’ll share what I’ve learned from them.