Flowers, 2009

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APA Citation: 

Flowers, S. H. (2009). The Mindful Path Through Shyness: How Mindfulness and Compassion Can Free You From Social Anxiety, Fear, and Avoidance. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger.

Publication Topic: 
Other Third-Wave Therapies: Conceptual
Publication Type: 
Book
Language: 
English
Keyword(s): 
Mindfulness, shyness, self-consciousness, awareness, compassion, anxiety, fear
Abstract: 

mindful path shy.jpgResearch shows that chronic shyness has core components of self-blame, private self-consciousness, shame, and resentment. These mental habits operate automatically and often unconsciously, but by bringing mindful awareness into these cognitive and emotional states, it is possible to regulate our attention and emotions. The Mindful Path Through Shyness helps readers who struggle with shyness social anxiety begin to notice the patterns that cause them to feel isolated and take steps toward change.

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