We all aspire to make an impact on the world and indulge in extraordinary relationships that help us grow intellectually and spiritually. But this seems like an impossible job to do without effortlessly good communication skills. To make a difference, it’s crucial to first make your voice heard.
With digitization, face-to-face conversations have scaled down as people prefer saying things over a medium in which they don’t have to worry about the other person’s immediate reactions. Even if we’re able to communicate excellently through texting, there is no guarantee that this excellence will be present while communicating face-to-face. Hence, honing communication skills has become more important than ever.
Let your words speak for you. Keep reading to find out how to improve your communication skills, based on your zodiac sign.
Sometimes being enthusiastic and passionate turns into a weakness for an Aries as they may be hasty with their words. This leads to uncomfortable and undesirable situations which can easily be avoided by practising a little patience and keeping your calm. Every time you are provoked to say something unfavourable, try to count down from 10 to 1 and take deep breaths. Also, repeat a sentence first in your mind before saying it out loud. It might consume a little time at first, but after a while when your mind is trained, this will help you always choose the right words and hence communicate efficiently.
It’s no secret that the Taurus folks are listeners, not talkers. They are very good at comforting people and creating an optimistic environment around them whenever they’re feeling low. But they have difficulties in sharing their own personal battles with their loved ones. This makes relationships difficult because trust works both ways and you might make your loved ones feel like you don’t trust them completely even if that’s not true. Improving communication skills can be difficult in situations like these, but you can get a little more creative and maybe write down your feelings to express them more easily.
Geminis are governed by Mercury, the planet of communication. Even though Geminis are gifted with the knack of speedy decision making, they might have multiple opposing thoughts jumping around in their minds at one time. At times, these people might also talk hastily, which others can have a problem catching up with. Try not to get distracted by your own thoughts when you’re talking, and talk at a slower pace so your words are conveyed concisely. This will surely enhance your communication skills and help you get your point across people.
Whenever you’re facing a difficult conversation that might be affecting you emotionally, it is difficult to hide your feelings. From excitement and joy to aggression and sorrow, all of it will be reflected by your words and facial expressions. Try to contain your emotions while communicating, so you can control what parts of you are exposed when and where.
“But the party don’t start till I walk in.” –A Leo.
Leos are amazing conversationalists, whether it is giving a public speech, talking to you directly, or communicating digitally. Their cheer is always in the spotlight. But this might make them feel a little cut off from their true inner feelings. Try to bring all of your emotions to the stage along with the merriment and this might just help you make stronger relationships.
Virgos are firm in their decisions and beliefs. This makes it difficult for other people to discuss things with them as they are not as open as they should be while accepting their wrongness and other people’s beliefs. Try to make your mind welcoming and give people a chance to display their opinions. This practice will not only help you learn and broaden your thinking capacity, but it will also help you befriend people who push you to think outside the box.
Libras are usually very friendly and outgoing people. But it doesn’t take much to provoke them and make everything go downhill from there. They can get very aggressive and impulsive in such circumstances. This can be avoided by establishing balance and control over your feelings.
The area where Scorpios need to work on is their constant and unexplained secrecy. It’s extremely difficult to maintain relationships without revealing who you are as a person. To improve your communication skills, you should try letting people know things about yourself step by step; their empathy might surprise you.
Your better sense of controlling your emotions and staying calm and optimistic in turbulent times might make it difficult for you to understand and help others when they are unable to do the same in the similar situations. This might make you utter insensitive words, jeopardizing the state of affairs for you. All you need to work on is showing your support and comprehending what people around you are going through, so you can help them and build strong foundations of communication and understanding.
Despite having an amiable attitude towards life, sometimes Capricorns lead themselves to feeling depressed. This might make it difficult for them to talk to their loved ones without pretending, especially when they are hiding their feelings. To enhance your communication skills with your loved ones, you should try to make them understand how you feel and allow them to help you through the process. This will definitely help you a lot as you will find a shoulder in your time of sorrow.
Being honest and blunt is considered to be rude whenever you say things that people would prefer not to hear. This might make you seem brutally insensitive even when you’re being honest to help them improve and grow. Try sugar-coating things, even if you don’t like it. This will help you maintain your relationships and convey your intentions in a far better manner than the former.
People falling under this zodiac sign often find it difficult to get out of the house and interact with people. They usually prefer staying in and reading and getting lost in their own world. But it’s essential to speak up your mind sometimes. Try to find other people like yourself in a library or reading beside a lake. You may end up meeting amazing people who will force you to open up, and this will get you out of your shell and ultimately help you enhance your communication skills.
Communication is an important aspect of life whether we’re speaking in professional terms or personal. It is the key to win the world. And with your characteristics, your Zodiac sign also defines how to work on yourself and grow as a person.
“The art of communication is the language of leadership.” –James Humes