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Are Shy People Always Nice?

I know a girl, who was really shy. We’d invite her to our birthday parties, and she’d come, but wouldn’t speak to us. We’d try talking to her, but she wouldn’t talk back. In fact, only half of us (the people in our class) knew what she sounded like. Anyway, people started to stop inviting […]

Whats The Difference Between Someone Whos Quiet And Someone Whos Shy?

Bill Gates is quiet and bookish, but apparently unfazed by others opinions of him: hes an introvert, but not shy. Shyness and introversion are not the same thing. Shyness is the fear of negative judgment, and introversion is a preference for quiet, minimally stimulating environments. Some psychologists map the two tendencies on vertical and horizontal […]

Why Do We Feel Shy?

The internet can be a scary place to work on overcoming shyness. You tend to spend a lot of time reading horrible advice from people who haven’t actually dealt with shyness or social anxiety at all. This means a lot of “just get over it” and having your situation compared to somebody else’s. Shyness doesn’t […]

How Do I Start Talking To Girls As Im Bit Shy?

Get a life – honestly you need a life. Back when I was stupidly scared, it was because I didn’t have a life. I believed a sucked and I don’t see anyone who would want me. So I never tried. So yeah, get a life, make friends and get hobbies and be impressed with yourself. […]

How Do You Become Confident If You Are A Very Shy Person?

Since my last few posts I’ve been getting messages regarding confidence, self-esteem and how I appear to be so confident. First, let me start of by saying that confidence is not something you are magically ‘born’ with for most people, including myself. I like to visualize confidence as a muscle that you can grow and […]

How Do You Imagine Your Life Turning Out If You Werent Shy Or Antisocial?

I am NOT going to imagine. I will tell you how my life really did turn out. You’re in for a roller-coaster. Let’s begin… This was me Wait wait wait… which one? Rather than the usual shyness advice I want to make sure you learn from people who have really gone through it. Like struggled […]

What Do Teachers Think Of Shy Students?

First of all, I appreciate them like I do all my kiddos. But I also hurt for them when I see the pain on their faces because they hate to answer questions or talk in class. I had one little girl who would turn red whenever I spoke to her in class. At first, I […]

How Can I Get Rid Of Shyness To Approach A Girl?

How to Overcome Shyness with Girls Shyness can be a debilitating condition for many boys and men, especially when it comes to girls. If shyness has kept you from meeting someone special, read the following steps to see how you can overcome it. Rather than the usual shyness advice I want to make sure you […]

How Do You Stay Comfortable Around People Who Dislike You?

You stay true to yourself and realize that the behaviour of others is about them, not you. Something similar happened to me in university. One fellow decided to spread rumours about my moral character – that I was loose etc. It was so far from the truth it was laughable. But I didn’t know what […]

What Specifically Is It About Social Interaction That Depletes An Introverts Energy?

When I’m home alone I wear soft garments and fuzzy socks and dedicate my time to the pursuit of things that interest me. To go out into the world and interact with others requires that I put on real clothes. Rather than the usual shyness advice I want to make sure you learn from people […]