Have you been a bite sized person all your life? Been the target of mockery while having a cold one with the boys? Tired of all those cliché short person jokes? Well, the best way to be cool with all the mockery is to embrace your height and be more confident. Now you’d say that by saying “be more confident” all your woes don’t get sorted. Well, don’t worry we have ways by which you can be more confident as a short man.
Most people find their height to be a big source of insecurity. And well people taller than you don’t make it easy for you to be confident and live a happy life. Its hard to find clothes that fit you perfectly, it always looks like you’re wearing hand me downs from your older brother. Plus, you can never fulfill the typical expectations of a “tall, dark and handsome” guy for the ladies. People think being a short person makes you a less successful person in your life, well think again. There are plenty of rich successful short men. From Kevin Hart, Al Pacino to Lionel Messi and Winston Churchill, height have never been a hurdle when it comes to being a successful person in life.
Without further ado, here are a few tips you can use to be more confident as a short man:
Show-off your Funny Bone:
The biggest obstacle in being confident as a short man is being the brunt of jokes. The easiest way to cross this hurdle is to countering those jokes with your own sense of humor. This will make them stop joking about you since they’ll know that you’ve embraced your height and are very cool about it. You can use lines like “I’m not short, I’m fun sized.”, “I’m vertically challenged.” Or “I like the weather down here better.”. This will not only diffuse the situation but also prevent any future jokes about your height.
You can be the center of attraction in a positive way if you dress well. The right clothes can show-off your best side, highlighting your goods. This way you feel good about yourself and people complimenting you boosts your confidence. This will help you act more confidently. The best way to dress well is to wear clothes that fit you perfectly. Most men tend to wear baggy clothes which don’t look good and aren’t really appealing to the eyes. Women also prefer men who dress well and know how to carry themselves around others. It shows off your confidence as a person.
Take the Most Advantage of Your Height:
Imagine of all the space troubles tall people have while travelling by planes and buses. All that leg space is a god’s gift and most tall people either whine about the space or pay extra for spacious seats. People will always let you go in the front when you’re at concerts. You can always get the best spots thanks to your height. Claustrophobia what? You’ll always have so much space in small places that you’ll never get affected. So many people would be jealous of your height just because of the perks. Most people would think that you’re innocent because of your height and you can get out of tricky situations by playing the innocent guy.
It is impossible to control the rate at which you grow and there is no point in worrying about it. It is important that you feel confident and carry yourself in a way that people think of you as their equals and no less. You should pay attention to your knowledge, your looks and skills because these are the things you can control and tweak as needed. If you’re self-assured and rely on your own abilities to do things you will go so much further in life.
It is not important to be tall to be a successful and kind human being. Learning new skills, and ignoring your insecurities are the best way to be a more confident person. So, go on counter those cliché jokes with your humor and show them who’s the boss. Plus you can always ask tall people how the weather is up there J.