How to Deal with Excessive Self-Consciousness

Tips from a highly self-conscious introvert

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“I am one of the world’s most self-conscious people. I really have to struggle.” — Marilyn Monroe

Shyness vs Self-Consciousness

What happens when you’re too self-conscious?

1. Self-consciousness hinders you from voicing out.

Solution

“If there is no enemy within, the enemy outside can do us no harm.” — African Proverb

2. Self-consciousness wastes opportunities.

Solution

“A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval.” — Mark Twain

3. Self-consciousness leads to feelings of anxiety, agitation, and depression.

Solution

“Even in social life, you will never make a good impression on other people until you stop thinking about what sort of impression you’re making.” — C.S. Lewis

Conclusion

Margarette Mathias works as a college instructor in the technical field. She's also a content writer who focuses on self-improvement and lifestyle topics.

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