5 Signs You're More Likeable Than You Think!

When we think back to someone we like, someone we admire, what is it about them that we’re most fond of? Is it their compassion towards others? Their impeccable character? Their outrageously good-looking smile? Do you have someone you yourself admire, and perhaps you wonder if you too, in turn, are as likeable as them? Well, don’t be so hard on yourself, because you may just be more admirable than you presume.

To help you feel more confident about yourself, here are a few signs you're more likeable than you think!

Need more confidence boost? We also have a video on the subtle signs you're more attractive than you think: https://youtu.be/ox-PkkqLE0I

Writer: Michal Mitchell
Script Editor: Rida Batool
Script Manager: Kelly Soong
VO: Amanda Silvera
Animator: Khin Fong
YouTube Manager: Cindy Cheong

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