5 Practical Shyness Tips That Work Everytime

We all experience a little shyness at times with people who we find intimidating.

Here are some useful suggestions and ideas that can help you overcome shyness and speak up when you need to in order to achieve your goals...

1. Shyness is a problem for millions of people around the world and unfortunately, there is not a magic potion that will eliminate shyness or one simple suggestion that can be of assistance to all shy people.

If you want to overcome shyness and improve your social life, you will have to be flexible and try various things that may be helpful for you personally.

The things that are of the most help to some shy people will not work as well for others. Trial and error and a desire to succeed are the keys to finding what works best for you.

2. Shy people should practice their conversational skills and never leave home without at least a mental list of interesting, possible topics of conversation.

A good conversationalist is always prepared with topics of conversation that may be of interest to the people they know they will encounter in a certain situation.

3. Remember to ask friends and colleagues about previously mentioned plans and activities. Current events, the weather, and local news are always good conversation starters.

Always be well prepared for any social situation. A little advance planning can reduce your anxiety immensely.

Following a few simple shyness tips can be very beneficial to you in your quest to overcome shyness.

4. If you suffer from extreme shyness, a good shyness tip is to explain the problem to those you encounter on a regular basis.

People tend to be very understanding and helpful if you explain the problem in a way that simply lets them know you are shy, and not in a way designed to gain sympathy.

There are two types of shyness.

Those who are obviously shy and tend to shake, sweat, and become visibly uncomfortable in social situations and those who simply avoid eye contact, are unusually quiet, and tend to look at the floor.

The average person may draw the wrong conclusion about those who are not so obviously shy. You may appear to be aloof or arrogant to others unless you simply explain your shyness to those closest to you.

5. While on the path to overcoming shyness, make sure to reward yourself for small accomplishments along the way. It doesn't have to be a huge reward or a big celebration, just a pat on the back or special treat will do very nicely.

Another often-overlooked shyness tip is to go out of your way to be helpful to others. Shyness tends to make people totally absorbed with themselves and their own problems.

Learning to make the effort to assist other people in small ways will do wonders for your self-esteem and give you confidence in how you interact with new people. Making others feel special is a great way to lessen you anxiety and difficulty carrying on a conversation.

While practicing the shyness tips you have learned, don't go overboard and try to change every negative personality trait at one time. Pick one skill at a time and practice the new skill until it becomes natural and habitual.

Then move on to the next thing you'd like to change. Keep tackling and mastering one skill at a time until you overcome your shyness and learn to function in any social setting.

Peter Murphy is a peak performance expert. He recently produced a very popular free report:10 Simple Steps to Developing Communication Confidence. This report reveals the secret strategies all high achievers use to communicate with charm and impact. Apply now because it is available for a limited time only at: http://www.howtotalkwithconfidence.com/repo rt.htm

In The News:

This RSS feed URL is deprecated, please update. New URLs can be found in the footers at https://news.google.com/news

Japan Today

11-hour waiting time at Mickey Mouse attraction at Tokyo Disneyland
Japan Today
The popularity of Mickey Mouse drew many Tokyo Disneyland visitors to an attraction on Sunday, the 90th anniversary of the character's debut, forcing the operator to ask some to wait for 11 hours to enter it. "There is no official record but we are not ...
Die-hard fans wait 11 hours to see Mickey Mouse anniversary attraction at Tokyo DisneylandThe Japan Times
Visitors wait 11 hours for Mickey Mouse attractionNHK WORLD

all 41 news articles »

wdwnt.com

Hear John Williams' New 'Star Wars' Theme for Disney's 'Galaxy's Edge' Attraction
Rolling Stone
John Williams, the Oscar-winning composer behind Star Wars' classic scores and themes, has created a new work in association with the Star Wars-themed attractions currently in construction at Disney parks. Williams' new themes will feature in Disney's ...
Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge Attraction Names Revealed, New Video Previewswdwnt.com
Attraction Names, original John Williams score announced for Star Wars: Galaxy's EdgeSYFY WIRE
Disney Reveals Names of Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge AttractionsNews 13 Orlando
MovieWeb -Comic Book Movie (blog) -YouTube -EW.com
all 333 news articles »

Express.co.uk

World War 1: How the Somme became a grim tourist attraction
Express.co.uk
FOR years millions of tourists and parties of schoolchildren have visited the battlefields of Flanders and the Somme. And this year, as we mark the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War, there will be many more. What is little known ...


Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

Ready for the holidays: Small retailers like Main Attraction bank on open houses
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
In a time when people may prefer to do their shopping online or at major retailers rather than driving to town and visiting the smaller shops, locally owned businesses like Main Attraction that have been around for decades are still trying to hold to ...


Comicbook.com

Concept Art for Disney California Adventure Park's Spider-Man Attraction Surfaces
Comicbook.com
Concept art from Disney California Adventure Park's in-the-works Marvel-themed expansion offers guests their first look at the planned Spider-Man attraction rumored to replace the show building once occupied by A Bug's Life-inspired 4D experience It's ...

and more »

CNN

Is the 'Big Melon' Australia's next biggest tourist attraction?
CNN
"I could not think of a better way to capture the fun and excitement of visiting our region, especially after the Chinchilla Melon Festival, than by having your photo taken with our newest tourist attraction," Paul McVeigh, mayor of Western Downs ...


Cosmopolitan.com

This is what it's ACTUALLY like to go on Naked Attraction
Cosmopolitan.com
The more we think about it, the more we can't believe Naked Attraction actually exists. Somehow, a show that involves choosing a date based on their naked body managed to get through rounds and rounds of television executives, and make its way onto ...


Yahoo Singapore News

foster + partners unveils 'the tulip', a 305-meter-tall visitor attraction planned for london
Designboom
plans have been unveiled for 'the tulip', a 305-meter-tall (1,000 ft) visitor attraction, which, if realized, would tower above the city of london. designed by foster + partners, the project has been conceived as a new public cultural and tourist ...
Plans revealed for new London attraction 'The Tulip'Yahoo Singapore News
Foster + Partners proposes 305-metre tall tourist viewing tower for LondonDezeen
Idea for 'Tulip' planted among City of London skyscrapersFinancial Times
ArchDaily -BBC News
all 35 news articles »

myndnow.com

America's top tourist attraction is not what you might think
myndnow.com
“Due to the large concentration of attractions in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area, it's no surprise that the majority of the top 40 are located in this part of the state,” Explore Minnesota announced Wednesday. The most popular attraction outside the ...
Explore Minnesota: Mall of America, Chain of Lakes Among Most Visited Attractions in the StateKSTP

all 3 news articles »

Hindustan Times

Cherry Blossom is no longer a Japan-exclusive travel attraction and we're stoked about it
Hindustan Times
Think Cherry Blossoms, think the blooming Sakura that several travel enthusiasts go to Japan to see every Spring. Not just Japan, but these beautiful baby pink and sometimes white flowers add to the beauty of Korea, Spain, Paris, British Columbia, ...

Google News

Giving Thanks - A Universal Gift

In the USA we celebrate Thanksgiving on the fourth Thursday... Read More

On Uniqueness

Is being special or unique a property of an object... Read More

Become a Babe Magnet Without Surgery or Drugs!

"I'd like to find a partner who dances. Do you?"... Read More

What is the Life Your Were Born To Live?

In my private practice for the past 15 years I... Read More

7 Simple Tips For Cultivating Tons Of Confidence

Confidence without competence is a dangerous combination. Make it easy... Read More

Some Straight Talk About Your Success And Happiness

I want to warn you: this article can cause some... Read More

10 Common Money And Success Myths ? Part 1

For the longest time, people believed that the earth was... Read More

Be Your Own Best Friend

What does being a "best friend" mean to you? I... Read More

The Power of Desire- Part 2

Let's continue where we left off in Part 1...We have... Read More

10 Powerful Tenets Of Personal & Professional Leadership Using The Law Of Attraction

Leadership is an innate ability in all of us. Using... Read More

Universal Law Series - the Law of Cause & Effect

This is the third of seven articles in our continuing... Read More

The Art of Perfecting the Life

First of all, you have to trust that you are... Read More

Manifesting Money

You are a money magnet. Money is flowing to you... Read More

So You Want To Win the Lottery

If we all got everything we wanted, most of us... Read More

First Impressions ? Turn Fear Into Courage

The top business people all say the same thing ?... Read More

The Universal Laws Of Attraction

You know it's funny how some people just seem to... Read More

The Path of Appreciation

Without appreciation, any success you have will be in vain... Read More

How to Escape Out of Thought Traps?

Have you ever been really sure about something, only to... Read More

Become a Practicing Artist

At heart, everyone's an artist. In practice, of course, this... Read More

What Image Are You Projecting?

I want you to think about something for a few... Read More

The Centre of Creative Powers!

Evolution is nothing but seeking with clarity, demanding clarity at... Read More

Affirm Actions: Stop Lying to Your Soul and Make It Real!

I hear of so many people using affirmations as the... Read More

Letting Go Of Wanting Your Own Approval

Ever had a time in your life when those closest... Read More

3 Steps to Manifesting Your Ideal Life

Over the past several weeks I've received dozens of email... Read More

Who Do You Want to Meet?

One of the goals that I encourage my clients to... Read More