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What can be done to get rid of shyness?

What can be done to get rid of shyness?

Some ways: Practice and rehearse communication and/or social skills that are affected by your shyness with someone you are comfortable with, and tackle one setting/situation at a time maybe several times to increase your confidence, eventually you will be able to overcome your shyness. ...Read more

Dr. Ned Kalin
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Shyness (Definition)

People range in how they interact with others from very introverted or shy to very outgoing. Those that are shy tend to want to be by themselves, a introspective and thoughtful, anxious in their interactions with others and may prefer solitary activities rather than social ones. These are style differences and fall in the range of "normal." Some people are shy sometimes ...Read more


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How to get rid of shyness once and for all?

How to get rid of shyness once and for all?

Practice: Shyness can be decreased or eliminated with practice. Sometimes counseling or therapy can ensure that one is practicing properly. What maintains shyness is avoidance, self-focused attention (self-consciousness) and an over-concern about others' opinions of us. It's helpful to let go and accept that what others think of us is really their business, not ours. Eliminate shyness and be free! ...Read more

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Im a 19 year old girl. Is the there any way to get rid of shyness around guys?

Yes: The big question is why are you shy and what kind of shyness? You may simply need some new skills in conversation and understanding "social cues" and body language. The best way is to talk with a counselor who can help you develop these skill sets. Magazines like glamour and cosmopolitan have offered info on this for years....Do not believe them! ...Read more

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How to get rid off shyness around upperclassmen?

How to get rid off shyness around upperclassmen?

Be your self...: And realize you do not need to impress anyone but yourself. Learn to feel comfortable in your own skin! ...Read more

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Are there any pills to help get rid of my shyness?

Are there any pills to help get rid of my shyness?

May Not Be Needed: Shyness by itself is a normal personality trait and does not automatically require treatment. However, if shyness is part of a more severe picture, or if you are not able to do the things you really need to do, then it would be worthwhile to talk to a mental health professional. Medication may or may not be needed. If shyness is accompanied by a high level of anxiety, antianxiety meds might help. ...Read more

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I have to find ways to get rid of my crippling shyness?

Socialize: You need to interact with others. Learn to talk to other people, it should help. ...Read more

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How to get rid of my red face when i get shy?

Flushed reaction : Flushed skin is often a sign of anxiety. A few sessions with cognitive-behavioral therapist can make a world of difference. You may not be able to stop your body's reaction completely (it's an important signal for you) but you can shift how you think about the red-face response and not make the reaction more dramatic and/or you can use relaxation techniques to calm it quickly. ...Read more

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I have boobs like woman?i feel shy n lost confidence to open in my life.how to get rid of it?

I have boobs like woman?i feel shy n lost confidence to open in my life.how to get rid of it?

Gynecomastica: is the name for excessive breast tissue in guys. Please see your doc. You may simply be overweight or something hormonal may be happening. There is treatment and surgery may be a last resort. Please don't measure your self-worth by this. Self-worth is about the type of person you are. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of phone anxiety? I get it before and while speaking with someone on the phone about important matters. I'm sort of shy as well.

How can I get rid of phone anxiety? I get it before and while speaking with someone on the phone about important matters. I'm sort of shy as well.

Important matters: make the probability for anxiety a little higher. A clinical psychologist can work w/you and this phobia w/clinical hypnosis or systematic desensitization, or other methods of treatment. Peace and good health. ...Read more