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Gratitude, goodwill, and compassion

As we said before, warmth is a very important element of charisma. Many people don’t really know what warmth feels like, even though each of us can experience this feeling.

There are three elements to gain more warmth: gratitude, goodwill, and compassion. Each of these components can be improved by doing the following exercises.

Self-compassion is how much warmth we give ourselves, especially when we are going through a difficult time. You might have high self-confidence, and also moderate self-esteem, but if you don’t have self-compassion, you will not be very charismatic. It’s simply difficult to show warmth to others if you don’t first show it to yourself.

Actions to take