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25 Signs You (Or Someone You Know) Has A Magnetic Personality

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We all know one person that everyone gravitates to as soon as they walk in the room. You can’t quite put your finger on what it is that draws people to this person, but you know they are something special.

It isn't about putting effort into attracting people to you. It isn’t a conscious thing that you are doing. People are just automatically comfortable with you and want to be around you.

Those with the ability to captivate a room full of people have a way of making others feel as if they are the only person in the room. They have an effortless charisma that pulls others to them like a magnet, which is why they are described as having a magnetic personality.

What is a magnetic personality?

People with magnetic personalities are authentic. They aren’t afraid to be themselves. Someone with this persona is comfortable in their skin and knows how to make other people feel good about themselves.

If you have a magnetic personality, you are good at listening to others and validating their feelings. People feel seen and heard around you.

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Magnetic people are popular and able to make friends wherever they go. This is partly due to their great sense of humor and the ability to show genuine interest through eye contact and body language.

Where those with a toxic personality look for ways to manipulate others and have ulterior motives, magnetic people are open and honest. If they interact with you, their intentions are pure. You can take them at face value.

Magnetic men and women have a natural way of spreading happiness. But if they happen to inadvertently offend anyone, they are quick to apologize and make it right.

Having a magnetic personality might seem like something a person has to be born with. But if you can learn to use the characteristics of a magnetic person, you can connect with people in the same way.

25 Traits of a Magnetic Personality

1. They have a sense of humor.

Magnetic people love to laugh and enjoy life. They enjoy a joke or prank as long as no one is hurt or offended by it. Humor is a great human connector, and they use it skillfully.

2. They are authentic.

People that are magnetic keep it real no matter the audience. There is no guesswork in what they think or how they feel because they will always tell the truth despite the consequences.

3. They inspire others.

Those with magnetic personalities are confident in who they are, but they also inspire the same confidence in others. They love to give out positive energy and put smiles on faces.

4. They have an optimistic attitude.

No one wants to hang out with a pessimistic person. That is one of the many reasons people seek the optimism of magnetic people. Their measured optimism is just what others need in tough times.

5. They are confident in themselves.

It’s pretty hard to inspire others when you don’t feel good about yourself. People with magnetic personalities have a strong sense of self and are confident in who they are.

6. They readily show empathy.

Everyone wants to believe that feelings they express will not fall on deaf ears. Magnetic people know how to put themselves in others’ shoes and empathize with their experiences.

7. They are good with words.

Magnetic people know how to read the room, and know the right thing to say and the right time to say it. They’re aware of how the tone of voice can change perception and use theirs with intention.

8. They are honest.

Magnetic personalities know that honesty is the best policy. Whether they are expressing their opinions, values or beliefs, you can expect them to always be respectfully truthful.

9. They are good listeners.

Being empathetic first requires being a great listener. Those blessed with magnetism engage in active listening. They listen first to understand, then to respond thoughtfully.

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10. They are intelligent.

A magnetic person doesn’t speak on things they don’t know or understand. They are students of life, constantly learning new things and expanding their expertise.

11. They are nice.

Emotional intelligence is a vital trait of magnetic people. They are aware of the impact their words and actions can have. They strive to create positivity and avoid putting negative energy into the world.

12. They are curious and interested.

Someone with a magnetic personality has no interest in pretending to care. If they stop to talk and listen to you, be assured that they really are curious about you and who you are.

13. They are energetic.

Magnetic people have high energy, and if you have an opportunity to be around them, that energy will spread to you like wildfire. They are enthusiastic about life and show it daily.

14. They are creative.

These folks are always willing to throw out an idea or an unconventional solution to a problem. They can collaborate with others effortlessly and always give credit where it is due.

15. They are unique.

Magnetic people tend to think outside of the box. They have no shame in sharing their strange new ideas and don’t hang on to rejections from others.

16. They are not judgmental.

They tend to be objective and won’t judge you. Magnetic people understand that there are different ideals and interests for people. They are more likely to offer solutions than to pass judgment.

17. They have a growth mindset.

Magnetic personalities have a need to constantly grow, personally and professionally. They routinely attend seminars and retreats in an effort to gain knowledge.

18. They work well with others.

Due to their ability to connect, magnetic people have no problem working with and around other people. They are open to other points of view and are diplomatic when collaborating.

19. They are leaders.

Naturally, people that are drawn to you are willing to follow. Magnetic personalities are natural leaders. They are positive and charismatic which makes them perfect in a leadership capacity.

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20. They are approachable.

People are comfortable approaching magnetic individuals. The kindness, warmth, empathy, and lack of judgment make it easy for others to come around and open up.

21. They make friends effortlessly.

The mantra “no new friends” does not apply to magnetic women and men. They are always open to getting to know new people and meeting new friends everywhere.

22. They praise others.

Magnetic people have no qualms about patting you on the back and celebrating your wins with you. These people see what you are capable of and want to see you win.

23. They always have a smile on their face.

Smiles are contagious. It’s hard to be down when someone is always smiling! Magnetic people wear their smiles like a banner, causing others to feel good as well.

24. They are well-dressed.

Magnetic people live for the first impression. They show up in clothes that add to their confidence and express their personalities.

25. They are true to themselves.

They know what serves them and are aligned with their purpose and intentions. People with magnetism attract people, circumstances, and things that speak to them. They know what they want and how to get it.

How to Be More Magnetic

Knowing what makes a person magnetic can be the difference between coming off as toxic or awkward, and wowing people with your ability to understand and relate.

Before you can master the art of magnetism and become the people-person you have always wanted to be, you need to know what traits you should have and make an effort to embody them.

As a cautionary tale, remember that being magnetic is not about forcing your presence on people. Trying too hard can be a turn-off, having the opposite effect on those in your social circle.

The best mindset to have when channeling your inner magnetism is one of service. Think about how you want everyone to feel when they come into contact with you.

Also, be aware of how you see yourself. Magnetic people are confident, engaged, ambitious, and ready to get out there and see what life has to offer.

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NyRee Ausler is a writer from Seattle, Washington and author of seven books. She covers lifestyle and entertainment & news, as well as navigating the workplace and social issues.

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