How to stop being shy

I understand that you are always shy on everything, I understand that it gives you pain and you want to stop it. So if the reason why you are reading this article today is to learn how to stop being shy, then relax for you are in the right place. I have decided today to explain to you ways and things to do for you to stop being shy. So read carefully and understand those things that you have to do for you to be bold and speak freely no matter where you are.

NOTE: This post was published on 27th March 2020 and updated on 4th June 2020.

How to stop being shy


  1. Call it a serious problem.

Call It A Serious Problem

First, you need to take it as a serious problem that is in your life you need to stop. It is only when you call it a problem that you can only be out and ready to make it a stop in your life.


  1. Self-confidence.

Learn to build self-confidence, try to boost your morale that you can do it. Tell your mind that you can talk or do things as you like because it is the right thing for you to do for yourself. Don’t think someone will beat you, the highest thing people can do if you make a mistake is to laugh at you. You will even laugh at yourself one day if you remember, so have confidence and try things out.

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  1. Force yourself to be in the midst of people.

Force Yourself To Be In The Midst Of People

Don’t hide yourself from the crowd, learn to be where others are, join them, and do things that they are doing. Don’t just go there and sit one side as if someone is intimidating you while you are the one dying in a shy attitude. So just go out there and do things with people just like that, it’s simple. So go you can do it.


  1. Talk too much.

Talk Too Much

Yes, you can do it, don’t ask me how. All you need to do is to discuss more and more topics with people. Based on what is happening or what they are discussing, you can join them and talk more about it if you know the topic better. Talk similar things or come up with similar topics that will boost your confidence before you know it you have started talking just like that.

“How to stop being shy”

  1. Try out new things.

Yes don’t be dull, be creative this time and try new things. Doing new things daily with friends and alone at times will help you out with the situation. So you better start trying new things now with friends but not people who are shy like you if not you can’t stop it.


  1. Make more of bold and funny friends.

Make More Of Bold And Funny Friends

Instead of moving with people who are shy like you, it is better you make new friends but this time make friends with people who are bold, funny, jovial and responsible. Don’t say be wise professor asked you to make new friends and you go and make friends with people who are not responsible. Please make friends with people who are responsible, but let them be bold, funny, and jovial.

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  1. Tell your friends about it.

Tell Your Friends About It

Telling your friends and close people about it will make them to help you out and they can easily boost your confidence. With your friends knowing about it, you can be doing together only the activities that can help you out with it.

“How to stop being shy”

  1. Remember the things and opportunities you have missed.

Remember The Things And Opportunities You Have Missed

Come to think of it, how many opportunities and things have you missed because of it? Why not remember all that, and make sure you never missed any of it again and use the past to boost your confidence. For it is only you then will decide what happens in your life.

9. Learn Body language.

Learn Body Language

Now is the best time for you to learn how to communicate with people using body language. With body language, your communication with people can be very easy, and you can easily use that method to start a conversation with someone.

10. Avoid Self-Sabotage.

Avoid Self Sabotage

Don’t be your own enemy because if you keep o taking yourself for granted or seeing yourself as someone who doesn’t have to say in the presence of people then you can’t really stop being shy. That is why I advise you to take it as a serious problem in your life that you really need to end. If you understand and do so then you can easily help yourself out easily and free yourself from shyness.

“How to stop being shy”

11. Stop all Imagination.

Stop All Imagination

Don’t imagine things first before doing or before going anywhere since you are shy and want to stop it. It is best to stop imaging anything at all and do things just as you see them and take things too, the way you see it. I want you to bear one thing in mind, you see in this life that we are living what will happen will happen and what will be will be. Sometimes it way happen according to how we imagine it and sometimes it may not. So to avoid being shy and disappointed stop all imagination.

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Don’t think that people hate you or that nobody likes you. Because people like you more than you think and also love to be close to you and have a conversation with you. So why taking yourself for granted and having negative imaginations about yourself.

My final words to you are this, never you give up on trying to stop being shy till you stop it all. It’s not easy to do but following the instructions and advice I gave you above, you can be able to stop it within a few weeks or a month depending on you.


Now let me know your thoughts and guide on this. For more questions always remember to ask us on our forum.

“How to stop being shy”


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  1. It is your nature and normal to some people, so it is not a problem. You are shy because you have not had anything to do with the person before and have not understand his or her character. So for you to stop that and be free from it, you need to learn how to be bold in any place that you are.

  2. one thing that really helped me overcome this was.
    1,at times i imitate others,
    I ormally after watching them participate
    i will go back and try what did, and believed in my self.

  3. This article is wonderful

    Also another reason why we are shy is.. Low Self Esteem/ Inferiority complex per say.

    We need need to always believe in ourselves no matter the level of our lives. Never give up on realistic.

  4. Thank you all for these I’m so happy of seeing site because when ever I met with someone or people I don’t know I always got shy I don’t know why

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