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overcoming shyness

5 Super-Powered Ways to Hulk Smash Your Shyness and Win New Friends

What you need are “super powers” to smash your shyness so you CAN bond with new friends. And who better to model than the Master of Smash himself (who doubles as a shy nerd), the Incredible Hulk? r

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Stop Worrying What Others Think! 9 Tips to Gain Confidence

All the world is not a stage, you just think it is. And it is this thought — the belief that you need to perform for an always-watching and always-critiquing audience — that creates massive anxiety. If you’d like to reclaim some of the time and energy you spend worrying about what others think, then read on and be inspired to be, create, and share your talents without fear of embarrassment. r

how to take criticism

How to Overcome Taking Criticism Personally

Like when someone sends me an email criticizing my latest blog post. Instead of getting angry and offended, I try seeing it from their perspective and learn from it. When a guest post gets rejected, I try and find out why and how I can improve it, instead of just getting mad at the world. r

how to get your confidence back

How to Get Your Confidence Back

Getting confidence is one thing, getting your confidence back is a substantially different one. You see, people who’ve always lacked confidence in a certain area aren’t familiar with the emotion and they have a hard time grasping the associated behavior. r