Tricks to Stop Being So Shy

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If you are tired of hearing how shy you are, consider making a few small yet important changes in your life. Overcoming shyness can be very difficult, though. Be ready to stay patient and practice a lot. Here are some effective tricks to stop being so shy.

You should be more outgoing

You should go and Visit local museums, join a group, go to the nearest gym, volunteer, or help strangers, and you will see that it’s so interesting to be more outgoing and nobody will say that you are a shy person. Life is too short to spend it at home in front of the computer or TV. One of the most effective ways to become less shy is to become more outgoing. 

Don’t compare yourself to others

If you often find yourself comparing to other people, break this habit. If you are a shy girl and your friend is a real extrovert, it doesn’t mean that she is better than you. Everyone has its own imperfections. Luckily, shyness is not an imperfection, which means you can overcome it but with some effort and time.

Accept yourself

Ask a shy person to tell you about their weaknesses, and you will hear a seemingly endless list. However, every person in the world has weaknesses and strengths; you are no exception. Look at the mirror and try to find your strengths or ask your friends to help you. It’s always easier to see wrong things instead of beautiful ones. Accept yourself, your weaknesses and strengths.


Although you can use your mirror to learn how to smile and keep eye contact in the right way, it’s better to ask your friend, family member to help you become more confident. When talking to them, make sure you smile and keep a good eye contact. Don’t fake your smile since everyone will notice it, and nobody will believe that you are a confident woman if you hide your eyes. You can also ask your parent or friend to practice a firm handshake together. 

Don’t take rejections personally

Rejection can affect your confidence so you shouldn’t let it make you shyer. Just don’t take it too personally and don’t doubt your uniqueness and your abilities. Remember, rejections happen to everyone. 

Work out

Make a habit of exercising regularly to tone up your body and boost your confidence. You can’t be shy when you look fabulous and have a perfect body shape. Exercise also helps to relax and fight stress, not to mention it’s good for your overall health. Go for a walk, try jogging or running, or do two-three exercises a day to reach your fitness goal and overcome your shyness.


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