How to Be a Floater
"Floaters" are people who have a certain admirable social outlook. They know it's not all about being popular, but about interacting with others no matter their social status, education, neighborhood, or appearance. They hang out with a variety of groups. They are good friends or decent acquaintances with pretty much everyone. Keep reading for detailed instructions on how to be one, and what being a floater entails.
Wear something that fits and is comfortable.Floaters do not care so much about theirstyle. They are "wash and go" people. They tend to care more about what people think, about their personalities and actions as opposed to their clothes. They wear clothes that have nothing to do with brand names or high price tags; they wear what feels good and what they like. Just be aware that this does not mean to wear something that makes you look untidy. You can be comfortable and still be confident and tidy looking.
Do not worry about looks.It's not about the makeup or the haircut. A person should be able to accept you as you are. Nobody is perfect. Don't let rude comments or behaviour bother you.
Shop for deals.Purchasing from the sales rack leaves more money to invest in a social tea. You can also try thrift or second hand stores, as well as stores that tend to have lower priced items. They may not be as "trendy", but it'll save you money to buy or invest in other things.
Don't conform to fads such as punk, goth, and emo or give into stereotypes.They are the mid-range common-life with a universal style. If you conform to fads or trends, it might cause some people turn away from you. A "floater" accepts everyone and wants to know everyone.
Have your own personal style.Stick to a basics! Being a floater is more about your personality, not what you wear.
Be well rounded.Play a sport, participate in band/choir, be a part of a school play, have a part-time job, and be in many clubs that you are interested in. This way you can be social and meet many people and have friends from different cliques. It doesn't matter if you don't excel in sports or are a good actor or could sing or play an instrument well. Just join in to be an active and healthy member or teammate, as you can be and feel free spirited.
- Even if you think it's a sport you may not like, you just might. Try new things. New experiences introduce us to things we may do well but never would have known without taking that opportunity. Who knows, you may be very good at it.
Try to keep an open mind.Listen to all different music genres. Use your own filter. Some songs you may like, others you may not. Remember it's not about the group or the label. You may actually like a couple of those opera songs, a few country, a lot of psychedelic.. Who knows! Don't just think, "If it's not labelled soft or hard rock, I don't like it". Mix it up & listen to a broad selection. Don't just say you like the music just because it's what your friends like or is the latest fad.
- If you like it and others say it's geeky or uncool wellso what! Don't let that make you give it up, just listen to it on your own time. Listen to the music for the music, not for the social aspects of it.
Get the attitude.Be very nice to everyone. Be very confident. Be polite and considerate. Give people the benefit of the doubt. Don't give into gossip or rumors. State your opinions on different topics and issues in person. Never use the phone-line system. Always confront people in person with issues at hand and never bring in a third party person unless required as safety measure.
Being a floater isn't about being "popular".It's not important the number of friends you have. What you consider is the quality of that friendship. Having 3 friends that treat you well is better than having 20 "friends" who disrespect you and others.
Keep learning.That doesn't always require schooling and books either. We often learn more about people by observation and listening. We can learn new skills through hands on. Also, feed the mind. Inform yourself of history, politics, religion, psychology, geography, science, art, cooking. Many different things. You can learn much of history, psychology, and sociology from that lonely old man in the coffee shop. Never feel "because I'm a girl/guy" that you shouldn't learn these things. Girls can learn mechanics, guys can learn about cooking and about other things that seem female related. In fact, wise guys would benefit in 'understanding' the female reproductive system.
Be your own person.You are who you are and not for the number of friends you have. Your friends don't have to be the "popular ones" or the "attractive ones". They don't have to be the top athletes etc.
Live by the "Do unto others" rule.If you wouldn't like something done to you, don't do that to them. Always be honest- No need for lies. Don't cheat on anything. That's the same as a lie. Who can ever trust cheaters and liars?
Be open-minded.Your friend can be that lonely child that gets picked on or that child in special ed or that old lady you pass each day. Everyone is your friend until they become your enemy. Strangers are potential friends.
Don't be materialistic.Things are just things. People are not just about the car they drive or the job they hold. To know others true self is to get to know them, with quality time. All of the toys mean nothing in the end. What is here today can be gone tomorrow.
Volunteer to help in extra-curricular events.Alternatively, help out others in school. Remember others are less fortunate than you are. We all have something to give of our time. Some of that knowledge you hold can benefit others and in turn improve our world.No man is and island unto himself.
Don't shut out others based on social status.That's how "cliques" are formed.
Stay connected.If you can get access to the internet or your parents allow you, get involved with sites such as Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, Twitter, Minecraft, and the like. To keep up with friends and to make new ones too.
- As Dr. Seuss once said, "brains grow more thoughts the more they are fed".
- It doesn't matter what you wear. Just be you, be confident. Float around to everyone just as you are. Be comfortable.
- Friends come and friends go. People come from all different backgrounds. Some with close family members, others with no family at all for whatever reason. Fact is, that doesn't matter. What matters is how they treat you and that you feel good within their company. To float you never form a clique. Don't conform to one group.
- Remember, there are nobest friends, everyone is a friend. Equality. There are just some that you may feel closer to.
- Be true to yourself and what you believe to be true. Even if it means standing up against someone you know for fact is wrong. (friend, family or foe) Never fear your opinion, you are a floater. Use your own best judgment and morale. If you feel a persons criminal and wrongful way may interfere with you personally then you use that to draw the line on whether or not you keep away.
- Regarding perfumes; remember, you are a floater so you consider others. Not everyone can tolerate the scent. Wearing perfumes can be just as bad as very bad breath. You can't mask others headaches.
- If a large of rivalry breaks out at your school, prepare to be abandoned. The two sides will not want to associate with someone who's been a friend of the "enemy" before.
- Because of their rebounding nature, floaters don't have a group. They are non-conformists and do not get involved in cliques.
Video: Secrets to the FLOATER! | How to shoot a Floater, Runner, Teardrop -- Shot Science Basketball
No Gluten, No Sugar, No Thanks: Pitfalls of Elimination Diets
Blac Chyna Just Got the Prettiest Caramel Brown HairColor
I Went on a 4-Week Gut Cleanse, and It Changed Everything
How to Become a Puppy Raiser
Hubby Has Throat Cancer and HPV — Am I at Risk
Vivienne Westwood Red Label FallWinter 2015-2019 Collection – London Fashion Week
Arlene Phillips Says She’ll Reveal REAL Reason She Left Strictly
Jenna Lyons Latest Career Advice is Definitely Not Traditional
This Dad With Alzheimers Is Himself Again When He Sings With His Son
How to Escape the Seduction of your Smartphone