Instead of trying to change your shyness, I recommend that you focus on learning how to do what shyness is preventing you from doing. The more you know about how the social world works, and how to socialize, the less discouraging mistakes you’ll make, and the more friends you’ll have.
Here are a couple of tips you can use: Tip #1 – How to get comfortable in a social situation If you’re shy about going to a party, or to a social gathering, then a simple switch that can help is to go EARLY.
Unfortunately, people are primed to mistrust you based on all the preconceived notions against bosses.
And while you may not think of yourself as an intimidating person, know that your role as “boss” is intimidating.
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If you don’t have a nice circle of friends, that are fun and who also encourage you to get ahead in life, then you’re either shy about meeting and making friends, or you’re not exactly sure about how to do it.
Being the boss doesn’t mean you automatically get respect from people, but the authority does have an automatic impact on what people will say to you.
She may feel lonely or insecure since her son has created a life for himself that doesn't include her as a central figure.
Feelings such as jealousy, envy and sadness can cloud her judgment and may provoke her to put you down in an attempt to gain control.
Her short stories and articles have appeared in "Grandma's Choice," "Treasure Box" and "Simple Joy." She has worked with children with ADHD, sensory issues and behavioral problems, as well as adults with chronic mental illness.
Kleinschmidt holds a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from Montclair State University.