As a shy person, you might also have a tendency to keep your jacket and raincoat on in the middle of a hot and stuffy bar. Once you find out your shared interests - whether it's cooking or bungee jumping - that's when your confidence and flirting skills can slide their way into the conversation.However, if you want to connect, you'll have to take all of that off. Your first instinct when someone gives you a compliment might be to reject it.
By you telling yourself (and others) that you are a shy person, you are negatively affecting your own mindset. One of the first, and most important ways to overcome shyness is to be conscious about eliminating it as part of your identity.If you do find yourself drifting into that never-to-become-friends zone, never fear! Once you've done that, you can move onto bigger and better things, like (drumroll please) giving back a compliment.Stop hiding yourself and get out there with these tips! Do you walk around and say to yourself “I wish I weren't shy so I could approach people.”When I hear someone label themselves as “shy,” I know they are limiting their opportunities to meet and connect with people every day.Stop Listening To The Monkey Chatter In Your Head: What goes on in your head and what do you think about when you feel shy?Do a whole bunch of different thoughts go through your your mind like monkey chatter you hear at the Central Park Zoo?