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Remedies to overcome shyness - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Mental Health
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hello doctor
Doctor :   How can i help you
Doctor :   Please proceed with your query.
Doctor :   Are you there?
User :   my first problem is i feel shyness even when im talking with my collegues
User :   what shall i do
Doctor :   May i know your age?
User :   24
Doctor :   Since when are you facing this problem?
User :   may last 6 to 7 years
Doctor :   Are you not confident in talking?
User :   not at all
User :   in my work also
Doctor :   What do you feel while talking to others then?
User :   ing to show them me as a good person i dont know corretly but i think what they will think abot me and i feel im try
Doctor :   Are you excessive self conscious?
User :   no
Doctor :   Are you shy in front of new people or surroundings?Are you not able to make eye contact to people while talking to them?
User :   yes doctor but i can make an eye contact
Doctor :   First of all Build your self confidence and figure out what makes you feel shy.
User :   and im unable to talk any thing confidently even if i know the thing is 100 % sure
Doctor :   Everyone has something special about him or her. Try to figure out what is that in you.
Doctor :   Have confidence in whatever you speak and tell people.
Doctor :   Maintain close bond with your friends.
User :   i tried to figure out my best features but i cant find any thing positive doc
Doctor :   It cannot be, everyone has something in them. Ask your close friends and family about it.
User :   ok Dr. i feel i live a different life acutully i like.
Doctor :   Set goals for yourself every day.
Doctor :   Look and act acceptable in front of everyone.
Doctor :   What different life do you have?
User :   i think im acting as good person .i mean even in my talks im not opening fully and it is difficult how to explain Dr
Doctor :   Are you pretending to be too good in front of others as you are not usually?
User :   yes Dr
Doctor :   Why don't you act normally?
User :   i dont know sir
Doctor :   Try to make new friends. Talk to new people every day.
Doctor :   Never compare yourself with others.
User :   from my childhood i always tried to live free in my school days i didnt participate any extra caricullar activites no sports no arts and my friends also these types that influenced more.
User :   i want a freedom in my life but now im working as soldier and im imposed to more rules and regulations
Doctor :   Are you not satisfied with your job?
User :   and these strictness from my school life hates me
User :   no
Doctor :   What strictness did you keep yourself in?
User :   means??
Doctor :   You mentioned that strictness from my school life hates me
User :   yes the rules like u should bahave like this , u should dress like this , u should work like this etc....
Doctor :   How did you develop these symptom?
User :   i dont know Dr
Doctor :   Follow the rules but do not over do it.
User :   means??
User :   ?
Doctor :   I mean try to be strict with rules following but not too much
User :   ok
User :   actually dr i need three things
User :   self confidence, concentration willingness
Doctor :   Yes proceed
User :   how can i develop these
Doctor :   When you know that you can only develop them
Doctor :   You can join some personality development classes for this
Doctor :   Also have a counselling session with the clinical psychotherapist who can observe you and your expressions.
Doctor :   Personality development classes help in building the confidene.
User :   can u explain ur term goal setting for every day
Doctor :   I mean plan that i have to talk to this person with confidence and convey my thing, mark it when you complete the task
User :   ok doctor u have any special advise for me
Doctor :   Be confident and realize your self worth.
Doctor :   Be happy
User :   thank u doctor
Doctor :   Is there anything else you would like to know
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting

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