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Step Out of the Shadow

Some people, no matter how wonderful, interesting and talented they are, often remain in shadow. Let’s take a random company – people are talking, having fun, somebody tell jokes and somebody share his travel experience, the normal situation of human communication. But have a more attentive look at the corner of the room. See anything? Look deeper in the shadow and there you will probably see an obscure figure – here stands Mr. Shy. If it is you who are standing in the corner and pretends to be nothing, you have a serious communicative problem and should deal with it in order not to stay in this corner for the rest of your life.

We will not define the reasons of your shyness as it is complicated psychological issue. It may be the result of your upbringing or of some psychological trauma, or the consequence of too low self-esteem. The fact is, your shyness is here, always with you, and you have to get rid of it somehow. First, you need to perform a serious training of your mind. Start every morning with telling yourself how great you are, create the list of your achievements – it will show you that you can do something significant. While being in the company, do not think that you are the center of common attention and behave normally. However, all these theoretical recommendations are nothing without practice of your communicative skills with strangers.

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