Shyness (also called diffidence) is the feeling of apprehension, lack of comfort, or
awkwardness especially when a person is in proximity to other people.
Shyness is extremely common, especially among teens. But lots of mild to
moderate shyness melts away with practice and familiarity, making social
Shyness is the tendency to feel awkward, worried or tense during social
encounters. Severely shy people may have physical symptoms like upset
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Links to resources; information about The Shyness Institute in Palo Alto,
Shyness is the awkwardness or apprehension some people feel when
approaching or being approached by other people. Unlike introverts, who feel
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A self-help site transforming shyness into wholeness and happiness. You are
more than your shyness. Overcome fear and social anxiety through taking action.
Our goal is to help shy individuals to understand and appreciate their shyness so
that they learn to take control of it, instead of their shyness controlling them.