I remember a time, as I am sure many of you have, back in high school (for some of us, way back in high school), that being popular was the “in thing”. The popular kids seemed to get the breaks, the perks, the girls (or attention from the guys for you ladies).
As soon as the words have left the mouth of the lecturer, the materials will stop to be accessible to you. Because of this, you need to develop a unique mental attitude and unique mental habits. If you are lucky, some colleges will store the copy of the lecture in the library should you need to listen to it again.
Why should we be? Few of us have had any training in emotional intelligence or emotional management, and many of us have likely had poor role models of the same.
First of all, remember that you are not a bad person. There is nothing wrong except for the fact that you want to be even better. The people who take the time to improve themselves are the most successful because they are the ones that care about who they are and have real goals in mind. So, never beat yourself up for wanting to make changes to your life, especially if the changes are for the better.
Generally speaking, I found the men and women to be emotionally weak and lacking self confidence; especially if their parent or parents gave them all they needed and wanted even in their adult life. They were not taught to be considerate of others and did not understand what was wrong and how to fix the problem. They also often did not know how to manage their finances.
The truth is that John felt very insecure and lacked the anger management for kids necessary to create healthy friendships and relationships. He also did not know how to manage his money.
Encourage your son to do something less likely to be misconstrued, like trying on Dad’s shoes. And consider buying him some boxer-briefs so he can dress more like his father.
Get started socializing online so you can build your customer base. Its not an overnight process, but with some time and good online social skills, you can become that “super” popular person that existed way back in high school, only now it translates into sales.