How to Handle Shyness and Develop Confidence
Proven advice for dealing with shyness — in any situation!
Do you ever…agonize over party invitations? Steer clear of acquaintances at grocery store? Let everyone else drive the conversation, even when you’ve got something important to contribute? With How to Handle Shyness and Develop Confidence, you can learn to accept and embrace your shyness in more effective ways:
- Too Shy? - A questionnaire helps you determine not only the level of your shyness, but your strengths and weaknesses as well.
- Subtle Charm - Bashful people can be alluring! Learn techniques to draw people to you.
- Once Bitten - Burned by love in the past? Your current reserve could simply be a defensive reaction to a past relationship.
- Life of the party - Play up the mysterious aspect of your shyness, and you’ll find yourself the centre of attention after all.
Whether you’re working with colleagues on a project, developing a new relationship, or socializing with quests at a party, you will feel ease in your own skin and be able to confidently interact with those around you.
Catherine Gillet, LCSW, is a licensed clinical (ADD) social worker with a focus on children, adolescents, and families. She studied at Fordham University and New York University. She currently runs a private practice in Katonah, NY.