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How a Surprise Note Helped Me Outgrow Shyness

Unexpected praise can do wonders

How a Surprise Note Helped Me Outgrow Shyness
Photo by Austin Human on Unsplash

I’m not the life of the party. Never have been.

I grew up with an unassuming personality, and my childhood family life was comfortable and protected. Fair enough. But out in the cruel world, bullies and even some friends influenced me easily, taking advantage of my natural shyness and gullibility.

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Len Morse

Len Morse

Former Creatures editor | The Halloween Channel owner | Happily childfree musician, pet parent, animal rights supporter, movie buff, and grammar policeman.