Excessively protecting your child and taking over, doesn’t allow them to learn through experience.
Loving parent can think of nothing more important than protecting their shy children, but excessively protecting your child and taking over doesn’t allow them to learn through experience.
Does technology shackle us, preventing us from interacting with real people?
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Some have said that technology could lead to 'a new ice age' of social isolation. Not so fast, says the author of a new book about shyness.
If the child is shy with other kids their age, or doesn’t warm up to strangers after a time, this may be a concern.
If a child is shy and poorly treated by other children their age, this may be cause for concern.
Shy teens are more likely to be included in group activities.
The start of a new school year is the time when shy teenagers are least likely to be excluded from new friendship groups.
People with social anxiety disorder believe they will be rejected when others see how anxious and awkward they are.
Most of us would admit to feeling shy from time to time, or anxious about public speaking: the larger the crowd the greater the terror. It’s also not unusual to feel awkward while making small talk with…
Shy people long for social connections but have to fight through a thicket of fears.
Lili Vieira de Carvalho
Shy people have quite a bit to contend with – not least the word itself. It has a number of different meanings, none of which are flattering. To “shy away” from something implies avoidance; to “shy” can…