Overcoming Shyness: Break Out of Your Shell and Express Your True Self
Overcoming Shyness is an easy-to-read, practical guide for breaking out of your shell and really living a life free of social anxiety. It’s divided into two sections.
The first section on mindset explores lifestyle changes, new ways of thinking, and using imagination for you instead of against you to expand your identity and know your true self. Journalism and psychological counseling are recommended as well as finding mentors and an online community, such as the author’s.
The second section on back pocket tips provides several tools and techniques, such as smiling, the ABCs of body language, the 3-foot rule, the 4 magic words to initiate a conversation and the key to maintaining it, active listening, and the secret sauce, that are guaranteed to get you out of your cramped shell and into the exciting world of social Interaction.
The author writes from experience with compassion, wit, and insight so that you feel like you’re having a heart-to-heart conversation with an understanding friend.