Shyness by Bernardo J. Carducci
Understanding, Hope, and Healing

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Shy Facts

Shy children are not destined to be shy adults.

Shyness does not equal low self-esteem.

Shyness is not a "disease," personality deficit, or character flaw.

Humans aren't the only species to experience shyness. Scientists have been studying shy cattle aswell as shy cats, shy fish, and shy dogs.

Some of the world's most famous, richest, smartest and bravest people are shy.

 

About Bernardo J. Carducci

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Bernardo J. Carducci, Ph.D., professor of psychology at Indiana State University Southeast and a fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, draws on more than twenty years of research to penetrate the many myths and mysteries surrounding shyness. His principal mission is to promote "the successfully shy life"--one of self-awareness, self-acceptance, and self-confidence--helping to enlighten and encourage shy people who feel isolated and misunderstood. Shyness: A Bold New Approach is a comprehensive presentation of the latest discoveries and numerous self-help strategies and self-assessment quizzes. Dr. Carducci explains the basic principles of shyness; discusses the physical, mental, and emotional expressions of shyness; and explores the biological, psychological, and societal roots of this trait. Dr. Carducci lives in Jefferson, IN. Dr. Carducci draws on more than twenty years of research to penetrate the many myths and mysteries surrounding shyness. His principal mission is to promote "the successfully shy life"--one of self-awareness, self-acceptance, and self-confidence--helping to enlighten and encourage shy people who feel isolated and misunderstood. Shyness: A Bold New Approach is a comprehensive presentation of the latest discoveries and numerous self-help strategies and self-assessment quizzes. Dr. Carducci explains the basic principles of shyness; discusses the physical, mental, and emotional expressions of shyness; and explores the biological, psychological, and societal roots ofthis trait.
 
Published October 13, 2009 by HarperCollins e-books. 402 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Self Help, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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