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Our members recommend the following books. Please click on any image or title to see the details. We are not an Amazon Affiliate. We provide these recommendations as a service to our site visitors.

Lonliness: Human Nature and the need for Social Connection.  By John Cacioppo and William Patrick. 2008.
Shyness: How Normal Behavior Became a Sickness. By Christopher Lane. 2008.


Full Catastrophe Living: Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain, and Illness (Paperback).  By Jon Kabat-Zinn.


10 Simple Solutions to Shyness: How to Overcome Shyness, Social Anxiety, and Fear of Public Speaking.  By Martin M Antony. 2004.


Overcoming Anxiety For Dummies (Paperback)
By Charles H. PhD. Elliott and Laura L. PhD. Smith


The Brain That Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science. By Norman Doidge. 2007.

Brain Lock
by Jeffrey M. Schwartz
Coping With Anxiety
by Edmund Bourne
Dying Of Embarrassment: Help For Social Anxiety & Phobia
by Barbara Markway
Healing Fear
by Edmund Bourne
Painfully Shy
by Barbara Markway
Shyness: A Bold New Approach
by Bernardo Carducci
The Shyness & Social Anxiety Workbook: Proven Techniques For Overcoming Your Fears
by Martin M. Antony
The Anxiety And Phobia Workbook
by Edmund Bourne
Triumph Over Shyness: Conquering Shyness And Social Anxiety
by Murray B. Stein
When Perfect Isn't Good Enough
by Martin M. Antony
Fear and Other Uninvited Guests: Tackling the Anxiety, Fear, and Shame That Keep Us from Optimal Living and Loving
by Harriet Lerner
by Edward M. Hallowell
Conquering Shyness: The Battle Anyone Can Win
by Jonathan M. Cheek
The Introvert Advantage: How to Thrive in an Extrovert World
by Marti Olsen Laney

Good Bye to Shy

Good Bye to Shy

By: Leil Lowndes