Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Shyness Explained

What is Shyness?

Shyness; No one in world is there who has not been affected by shyness at some or the other point in their life. Research results show that in total of shyness victims men are in greater in number than women. A shy person is an introvert and keeps himself reserve from others. This means that he prefers to stay at home and avoid joining the society because he has a feeling of insecurity.

What is the cause of shyness?
Shyness can be a result of past happenings in the life of a person. Like For Example: If a person in childhood is rejected and criticized by their family members or their classmates they may carry these experiences in the later part of their life. And as result they lose their confidence in responding to any new tasks and feel shy.

For few people, shyness is an inherited factor. This means that by birth they have this shyness in their minds which is the result of chemical imbalance in the brain. Research findings state that there is switching center in the brain which results in constant fear due to chemical imbalance.
Any type of shyness can be overcome by increasing level of confidence. A person who is confident in himself and takes up every job confidently is never shy. Thus it can be said that shyness and confidence have an inverse relationship between them.

Suggestion for overcoming shyness

Suggestions that will help to defeat your shyness are:

1. Watch yourself: By watching yourself you can know about your problems which others cannot tell. You can do this by two ways either try to perform the actions in which you are shy in front of a mirror and watch yourself or get a video recording of your movement's, behavior and way of performing activities. Try these steps privately in a room. This will help you in analyzing the hidden reasons of your shyness. After this exercise you will feel confidence in you.

2. Analyze yourself: Be honest to yourself and be clear in your mind that why you are shy and what is the reason for your feeling of insecurity. And how can you overcome these reasons.

3. Build up confidence: A confident person is never shy to take up his responsibilities. So to overcome shyness you should boost up your confidence level. Shyness is something which is present inside you and no other close relatives of you can help to conquer your shyness except you. It is only you who can take steps to achieve confidence and defeat your shyness.

4. Try affirmations: For few minutes everyday early in the morning list all your objectives in your mind clearly. And feel that you can achieve all the comforts of life.

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