Shyness Advice Index

Here is an indexed list of links to all the shyness advice posts and comments.

Accept Shyness?
The more I try to get rid of my shyness the stronger it becomes

Anxiety
Continued action turns worry and anxiousness into self assurance
The *cure* for social anxiety has been found!

Communication
I can chat but not in person!
OK expressing feelings for someone on paper or electronically instead of in person such as love letter?
Too insecure to call him

Consciousness
Shyness and Consciousness

Dating
Blind Date: HELP!
Do you always fall in love with people you can’t get?
I’m growing and some of these layers of self dislike are peeling away
It’s never too late to find love
I’ve dealt a crushing blow to my worst, bitterly hated enemy FEAR
Shy loves Shy
The relationship feels lopsided
What if I kiss the wrong way?
Why is it so hard to just talk to someone I like!?

Definition
Do I have shyness, social anxiety, or social phobia?

Eye Contact
I have trouble with eye contact with everyone

Helping Others
How can I help my shy nephew?
What to do about a shy adult son

Hypnosis
Reprogram the subconscious mind to overcome shyness?

Introductions
Does anyone else have difficulty with introductions?

Making Friends
Everybody needs people they can relate to
Is there an easy way to approach someone or must it always be hard?
Sing for your supper
Why is it so easy for other people to develop companionship?
Would you like to dance? (ever thought of dancing as a way to be more social?)

Motivation
How can I motivate myself consistently enough to make a real difference in my life?
I feel like I’ll never make it through school at the rate I’m going – I will drop out
Look for mentors that make you challenge yourself
My head knows what to do but my heart doesn’t follow
Some improvement but still have problem with procrastinating and sleeping too much

Nice Guy
Why is being a nice guy so unattractive?

Perception of Others
How do I avoid extremely negative feedback?
I am quiet, introverted and people think I’m a snob
I cannot seem to get past the seeming coldness or indifference of strangers and acquaintances
Is shyness a lifetime sentence?
Why is it OK to ask why are you so quiet?

Quick Solutions to Shyness
A Quick Way to Overcome Shyness?

Small Talk
How do I stop feeling awkward and self-conscious with silence?
The dreaded silence…
This “small talk” business is destroying me

Virginity
I am 28 and have never had a girlfriend
When should one tell a female you are attracted to that you are still a virgin?

Why?
Is there a reason for my shyness?

Work
Advice for phone anxiety at work
Keep showing up!
I feel incompetent and helpless, but I know that I am skilled enough to perform the job