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What are some activities for adults that improve social skills?

Therapy: Is a start. You could also check out dale carnegie courses or toastmasters in your area. ...Read more

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Any ideas on how to improve social skills through physical activity?

Any ideas on how to improve social skills through physical activity?

Group activities?: Walkathons or similar events dedicated to specific causes are a great way to get exercise and meet people with similar interests. ...Read more

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How I can improve my social skills?

Short forum,: Long answer required. There are many aspects to being "social". The most important is not to talk about yourself unless asked. People love to talk about themselves so give them the opportunity and ask them. ...Read more

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How can I get myself to improve my social skills?

How can I get myself to improve my social skills?

You must live it..: Some are born extroverts, some introverts, and some in between. Some are naturals at it, others must learn/practice. You can read, get lectured/spoken to, showed videos etc. But none = your own practice. Be in the crowd, be part of it, live it, socialize it. The more u do, the more comfortable you get, but don't forget to take time and reflect and see yourself. Consult therapist. Good luck. ...Read more

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Does losing a lot of weight improve your social skills?

Does losing a lot of weight improve your social skills?

Not necessarily.: Loosing weight can increase your self esteem, but if your social skills aren't that good, you still need to practice them. Like any other skill, it takes work to get good at this. Dale carnegie courses or toastmasters can help as could working with a therapist in your area. ...Read more

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I embarass my son in public all of the time. How can I improve my social skills?

I embarass my son in public all of the time. How can I improve my social skills?

STOP IT.: Embarrassing your son in public, as his mother, is probably one of the most damaging thing you can do to your son's self-esteem. Why would you want to do that. You must seek help to get to the bottom of it, and change. We are not simply talking social skills here, it's deeper than that. Do you want your son to have low self esteem and be bullied or made fun of all his life. I'm pissed. ...Read more

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How can I improve my social skills? I am retiring soon and want to have friends now.

How can I improve my social skills? I am retiring soon and want to have friends now.

Practice!: Why not make an appointment with a therapist in your area to help you work on this. There are also other ways of doing it such as dale carnegie courses and toastmasters. ...Read more

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I m weak in socialising. What can I do to improve my social skills??

I m weak in socialising. What can I do to improve my social skills??

Hello :): Hi,
Consider social skills an art like any other. Similar to guitar or tennis, it takes loads of practice and forcing yourself into social situations to become masterful.

My recommendation is to PRACTICE everywhere you go. Start simple like trying to charm up your waiter or sales clerk. They're easy pickins for practice! :)

-Dr. Neal Schwartz ...Read more

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How to improve my social skills and make people want to be friends with me and not just strangers on facebook?

How to improve my social skills and make people want to be friends with me and not just strangers on facebook?

Get off of facebook: And out of the house. Social skills must be practiced routinely, like all other skills. Dale carnegie courses and toastmasters could be helpful as could working with a therapist in your area. ...Read more

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How to improve creative and thinking skills?

Practice: A wide variety of exposures. Wide variety of different puzzles.... free app ones on tablets for example.
Frankly, you might want to give up on creative and thinking skills. Having a solid background in the classics, humanities, literature, arts with knowledge of the best and most creative ideas in history probablyl is better.
Voeks "how to be an educated person". ..out of print but has all of this ...Read more

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How do I improve my critical thinking skills?

How do I improve my critical thinking skills?

Relax: Would be a good idea for you to watch the entire series "Brain Games" from Nat Geo: additionally- do you think this is a medical issue? Try relaxation and meditation. Speak to a clinical psychologist and neurologist. ...Read more

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I read slowly. Can my reading skills be improved?

I read slowly. Can my reading skills be improved?

Yes: The easy way to improve your reading is to read more. If you have a learning disability, a counselor or coach can help. Good luck! ...Read more

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How do I improve my convergent and divergent thinking skills?

How do I improve my convergent and divergent thinking skills?

Meditation: Consider reading The Relaxation Response by Herbert Beson, M.D. and don't overthink your thinking. ...Read more

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I jacked off 50 times in 1 day and nothing's coming out. What should I do to improve my jacking off skills?

The degree to: Which you are masterbating is quite excessive. Even a well can become temporarily dry if too much water is taken from it over a brief period of time. ...Read more

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How do I improve my thinking and reasoning skills?

How do I improve my thinking and reasoning skills?

I like: The brain games and puzzles available on most phones or tablets. Also reading helps stimulate the mind. Use the brain to keep it sharp ...Read more

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How to improve my problem solving skills?

How to improve my problem solving skills?

Keep trying and...: ...don't feel so bad--the source of strange radio signals that have left astronomers at Australia's most famous radio telescope scratching their heads for 17 years has finally been discovered. It turns out it was a microwave oven (!) [Ref. Mensa Weekly Brainwave] ...Read more

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Is there any way to improve my memory skills?

Is there any way to improve my memory skills?

Many options: First, optimize sleep, exercise and nutrition, including healthy fats, omega 3's, b vitamins and mitochondrial support. Avoid stress, learn relaxation techniques and then there are many sources for exercising brain, like lumosity site, or sites that give tips on memory enhancing tips. There are many. Try learning new skills along with new information. ...Read more

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How can I improve my observation and memory skills?

Pay attention: Memory is closely tied to attention. Train yourself to focus on what you want to remember and ignore other interesting details. Rehearse/repeat what you have observed so it will transfer from short-term to long term memory. We have better memory for things that interest us and that we understand. Read about mnemonics. There are lots of "how to improve your memory" books that can be helpful. ...Read more

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How can I improve my child's problem solving skills / memory?

How can I improve my child's problem solving skills / memory?

Let them do it: Ask them to solve increasingly more difficult real-world problems; have them weigh a few options and pick their favorite; ask for their advice on something and ask how they arrived at that conclusion; ask them their opinions on various things and why they have those opinions. For memory: http://www. Psychologytoday. Com/blog/radical-teaching/200904/top-10-list-improve-your-childs-memory. ...Read more

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What exercises can you do to improve your rock climbing skills?

What exercises can you do to improve your rock climbing skills?

Rock climbing: Check out: http://www. Nicros. Com/training/articles/top-5-finger-strength-training-exercises/ Also - there are some great utube type videos that demonstrate exercises. Take care. ...Read more

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Can I use binaural beats for improving my creative and thinking skills?

Devotees think so: Some think that it is effective. I know of no objective tests to demonstrate whether or not it works. You can try using it with a slate of mathematical problems or similar puzzles to see if you benefit. ...Read more

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What are some ways to improve both fitness and basketball skills at same time?

What are some ways to improve both fitness and basketball skills at same time?

Play Basketball!: This sport requires sustained endurance, aerobic fitness and strength (of all major muscle groups including the core). The "simple" act of playing and practicing will improve your fitness on all three of these levels. Many players also hit the gym or follow in-home workout dvds to supplement with drills that help in all sorts of competitive athletics. ...Read more

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Are binaural beats helpful in improving creative and critical thinking skills?

Are binaural beats helpful in improving creative and critical thinking skills?

Possibly: Binaural Beets are reported to help with relaxation, creativity, sleep & meditation. However, individuals also indicate that they can be used for astral projection & other spiritual journeys. Would be cautious about attempting use for later reasons. * Sleep well, eat healthfully, remain physically active and exercise your brain to improve creative & critical thinking. ...Read more

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How do I improve my decision making skills when urgently decisions are required??

How do I improve my decision making skills when urgently decisions are required??

Practice: The more often you face the need to make urgent decisions the better you will become at making them. Place yourself in practice scenarios. Prepare a plan for as many scenarios that you feel you will be faced with. The more practice the better you will become. Always be in control. ...Read more

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Can short term memory skills be improved to the extent of improveing conversational skills?

Can short term memory skills be improved to the extent of improveing conversational skills?

Yes: Many people have problems in conversations when they focus on themselves instead of the content of the conversation or curiosity about the other person. This "self-focused attention" sometimes takes the form of thoughts like "i wonder if she likes me, thinks I'm smart, is interested. . . " etc. When attention is not on the content of the conversation, the memory doesn't work. ...Read more

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How can I improve fine motor skills?

How can I improve fine motor skills?

At what age? What: Is the underlying neurological or neurodevelopmental cause? These determine what treatments may be effective. Assessment & therapy for visual-perceptual or visual-motor impairments are done by occupational therapists. If you have no problem, just trying to master a specific skill, practice, practice, The left hand's area of the motor cortex is larger in concert violinists than in the rest of us ...Read more

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How do gross and fine motor skills improve throughout a child's development?

How do gross and fine motor skills improve throughout a child's development?

Brain development: From 3 weeks after conception - 25 years dictates developmental trajectory in all streams. Typically, neurons form, migrate to correct positions in the cortex & send out axons & dendrites in correct paths to transmit signals across synapses. From then on, environmental input is key, because experience- dependent neural activity, aka LEARNING, modifies synapses & eliminates unnecessary ones. ...Read more

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What are some activities for improving a child's gross and fine motor skills?

What are some activities for improving a child's gross and fine motor skills?

At what age? If < 3: Years, seek evaluation from your state's Child Find Program if concerned; if 3-5, from your school district's Child Find Team. If school age, you may have to pay for private OT & PT evaluations. See developmental screens & age-appropriate tips on healthy children.org, www. Moveforwardpt. Com/Children/Activities/Default. Aspx#.VP09A0ZHbCR, therapystreetforkids. Com/fm-strength. Html & other sites. ...Read more

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Are binaural beats helpful for improving thinking and problem solving skills?

Are binaural beats helpful for improving thinking and problem solving skills?

Some report it to be: Binaural Beats are reported to help with relaxation, creativity, sleep & meditation. However, there are many aspects to thinking with clarity such as maintaining good mental, cognitive, spiritual and physical balance. ...Read more

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How can I continue to improve my basketball skills while I have an ankle injury?

How can I continue to improve my basketball skills while I have an ankle injury?

Stand and shoot: Once you can stand +/- an ankle brace, you can start sport-specific rehabilitation immediately, such as shooting without jumping, cutting, or pushing off with the injured foot. You will be able to advance as tolerated until you are cleared for normal individual drills and finally team drills once all pain with activities has resolved. Physical therapy can help guide you along a standard algorithm. ...Read more

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