How Expanding Your Social Circle Can Positively Impact Your Life

February 20, 2017

If you’re focused on only one area of importance in your life, such as your career for example, you might not get out of your house (or your office) very often. You might find yourself in a bit of a “rut,” so to speak. Perhaps you haven’t met new people in a long time, and maybe you find yourself declining invitations more often than saying “yes.”

What will it take for you to say “yes” more often? What if we told you that expanding your social circle can positively impact your life? Not only is it proven to improve your networking skills and create more opportunities, saying “yes” to meeting new people more frequently may help you achieve your goals – both personally and professionally.

If you’re now convinced that meeting new people will benefit you, here’s how expanding your social circle will lead to a more fulfilling life.


1. Expanding your social circle can help you learn new perspectives.

Everyone thinks differently and learning from new experiences can expand your own way of thinking. From religion to politics, life experiences to career changes, meeting new people can open your world to different opportunities.

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Other people can help you expand your horizons. You can either align yourself with liked-minded individuals, or you can expand your knowledge by aligning yourself with others who have different perspectives of the world.


2. It can help you try new things.

From trying new hobbies to experiencing new restaurants, expanding your social circle can encourage you try new things.

Whether it’s CrossFit, outdoor cycling, or painting, expanding your knowledge and trying new things is great for both personal and professional development.

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3. Getting out of your comfort zone is a positive step.

We are all guilty of getting “too comfortable.” Whether you are staying at home too often or perhaps frequenting the same place for dinner, it’s certainly never too late to make some changes.

Venturing beyond your comfort zone will create more interesting experiences and give you new perspectives!


4. It will help you gain more knowledge.

When you take part in new experiences, you gain more knowledge. When broadening your social circle you’ll be meeting new individuals who have different life stories. This will help you become a more well-rounded individual


5. It will help you lead a more exciting life.

When interacting with new people, you are sure to take part in new activities and explore new interests. Expanding your social circle will help you get out of the house more often and live life to its fullest. New activities and experiences will lead to a more exciting life.

After all, who doesn’t want to be happier?


6. You’ll be able to share your interests with others.

If you are an avid cyclist, for instance, but do not have other people to cycle with, why not introduce your activity to those you meet? Not only will this help you share your passion with others, it might also give you a few new cycling buddies to join you on your next training ride – wink wink.

It’s fulfilling to share your interests with others.

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7. You could meet “The One.”

When meeting new people you never know who you might meet. You might even meet “The One.”

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When expanding your social circle you could even meet your new best friend or perhaps someone who will change your life in a positive way.


So what are you waiting for? Start getting out there today! Join a networking group, spend time at the local coffee shop, (or just get on ROVR,) and start making connections today.