Topics: overcoming shyness – Coach Corey Wayne's.
Kate found the wedding invitation skulking on her doormat like some malignant portent of doom. Crippling shyness meant that what she should enjoy, the chance to mingle with friends and meet new people, felt like an ordeal devised by an overly sadistic Spanish Inquisitor.
"I've always been shy! I hate the feeling of people's attention suddenly turning on me!" Despairingly, she told me she'd reached a point in her life where she wanted to stop worrying what others might think so she could meet new people and openly voice her ideas.
Her shyness was typical: Fear of meeting new people, lack of self-confidence, self-consciousness, and feeling by turns 'invisible' or all too visible. But she now reckons she has got rid of 95% of her shyness.