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Self-Esteem & Shyness Resources

Everyday Power

Everyday Power recognizes the meaningful and vibrant lives we are all capable of having. They strive to help you set and reach objectives that are rooted in everyday action and to assist you in building momentum to accomplish both small and large goals in your life. This is a great and extensive collection of resources to help you discover your own path and live a more self-determined life.

Pinch of Attitude

Pinch of Attitude was created to help others overcome negativity in their lives and strive toward whatever they always dreamt of.

Learn to break through your low self-esteem and depression in order to feel better about yourself with these helpful articles, activities and tips.

Shy & Free – A Site that Transforms Shyness

What is keeping you from finding happiness and wholeness? Shy and Free was created in order to help people to transform their shyness and eliminate the self-destructive beliefs that are holding them back. Content includes articles and information, a support community, and book recommendations.

Succeed Socially is an extensive, completely free collection of articles on social skills and getting past social awkwardness written by someone who has struggled socially themselves, and who has also been educated in psychology and counseling. The content is aimed at adults and older teenagers, though many of the ideas are also applicable to younger children. It covers broad areas such as shyness and social anxiety, making conversation, and forming friendships.

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“It can be a lot harder than you think to keep a smile on your face. Discover powerful strategies rooted in the latest science for building, sustaining, and enhancing your happiness.” offers this great collection of resources intended to help foster techniques and skills to live a happier and more fulfilling life. Topics are divided into areas that include meditation tips, stress management, technology resources, inspirational content and much more.

Self-Esteem & Shyness Support Groups

Emotions Anonymous

“Emotions Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who desire to improve their emotional well-being. EA members come together in weekly meetings for the purpose of working toward recovery from any sort of emotional difficulties. EA members are of diverse ages, races, economic status, social and educational backgrounds. The only requirement for membership is a desire to become well emotionally.”

Psych Central Forums – Habit Change

Want to change a long-standing habit or behavior that’s doing you no good? Visit Psych Central’s very own online community where you can find the support you need to improve your daily habits.

Psych Central Forums – Self-Help Ideas & Goal Setting

A place to share goal setting and self-help ideas. Please also check out the online book, Psychological Self-Help by Dr. Clay Tucker-Ladd.

Psych Central Forums – Steps to Better Self-Esteem

Learn the steps to better your self-esteem, and help others find better self-esteem, too.

Social Phobia World

This site features a wealth of information related to social phobia and shyness, including symptom descriptions, treatment information, tests, forums, chats and members directory organized by regions.

Self-Esteem & Shyness Resources

Patrick Newburn

Patrick Newburn is Psych Central's Resource Editor. In this role, he is responsible for content review and approval of resources that Psych Central links to, copy and content editing of resource descriptions, and general maintenance and upkeep of all such mental health & psychology resources.

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Newburn, P. (2020). Self-Esteem & Shyness Resources. Psych Central. Retrieved on September 22, 2020, from
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Last updated: 31 Jan 2020 (Originally: 23 Oct 2019)
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