A Disguise for Being Selfish?

M Lindblom
Motivate the Mind
Published in
7 min readSep 7, 2021


Gentle Existence” acrylic on canvas, 20" x 24" Michelle Lindblom, artist

Shyness, it’s definition as well as others for the sake of comparison.

Shy — 1. bashful, retiring 2. easily frightened away 3. Suspicious, distrustful, or wary. 4. Reluctant

Selfish — Devoted to or caring only for oneself; concerned primarily with one’s own interests, benefits, welfare, etc., regardless of others. Egocentric.