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Beyond Shyness: How to Conquer Social Anxieties

Almost everyone feels shy or slightly stressed in certain kinds of situations -- with new people, on a job interview, or on a first date. Jonathan Berent has helped thousands who suffer from shyness become calm, confident, and socially adept. He shows how even extremely shy people can overcome the low self-esteem and frustration that settle in after years of social disappointments and rejection, and gradually move toward mastery of the situations they find most difficult.

Through interactive exercises and supportive, encouraging words, Beyond Shyness gives shy people a new chance in the social world, a chance at ease in situations that have long been agonizing. Berent shows how to instill a healing confidence and replace rejection with real self-respect.

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this book is very helpful but hard to stick too!!
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hmm might have to try this
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i just ordered this book. figured it couldnt hurt for 4 bucks. thanx for the idea
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the killer of it is is that i'm not shy...but when i'm around hand start to shake uncontrolably.....
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This book has bad reviews mentioned on the "audio program" thread. There is an underlying theme of condescension throughout the book and with the author's office itself. See the audio/therapy program review thread. I would skip it.
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dunno why i threw the book across the room in frustration before.
i took another look at it & found some helpful exercises & information.
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