This is a wonderful book about how to overcome shyness, social anxiety, and the fear of public speaking. It is a book for all of us.
Almost everyone feels uncomfortable in social situations from time to time. In fact, feelings of social anxiety and shyness are perfectly normal. However, some people experience anxiety and shyness at a level that disturbs them and makes their life miserable and out of control.
If you worry excessively about what others think of you, or if you experience high levels of anxiety in situations such as parties, dating, public speaking, being observed, or meeting new people, this book is for you.
Or, if you may have a family member who is very anxious in social situations this book can help you understand what your loved one is going through.
This book differs from other books on shyness and social anxiety in a number of important ways. First, unlike some books, this is one based on the same types of treatment that have been proven by researchers to be effective for individuals who suffer from extreme social anxiety. The strategies described here are similar to those used by doctors and therapists who are experts in treating social anxiety.
We could all use a little reassurance before that big presentations or at that party where we don’t know a soul. This book breaks down the symptoms of shyness into manageable parts: physical, discomfort, anxious thoughts and bothersome behaviors.
The ten simple solutions in this book provide easy-to-learn techniques to overcome each type of shyness.
This is a great read and a wonderful book about shyness. If you are shy, take a look at it.