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Go From Being Shy To “Successfully Shy”

We'd rather understand shy people than try to change them. Our goal is to help shy individuals to understand and appreciate their shyness so that they learn to take control of it, instead of their shyness controlling them.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Each shy individual’s experience with shyness is unique. However, when discussing their shyness, there are certain questions that tend to be asked with a high degree of frequency by shy individuals. Here are some of the most frequently asked questions (FAQs) about shyness, along with some information in response to those questions.

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Tips & Resources

Tips & Resources

The tips and resources presented here are designed to help shy shyness individuals, along with those who know and care about them, deal more effectively with their shyness.

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In The News

In The News

The Indiana University Southeast Shyness Research Institute is a resource for a variety of media sources seeking information about different aspects of shyness. Here are some of the many and diverse media items featuring various aspects of shyness.

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Campus Events

Spring Break

Spring Break

March 25th, 2019
to
March 31st, 2019

All day event

Chancellor's Medallion Dinner

Chancellor's Medallion Dinner

April 6th, 2019

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

IUS Internship & Career Fair

IUS Internship & Career Fair

April 11th, 2019

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Healthcare Fair

Healthcare Fair

April 11th, 2019

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Power Up Your Morning: A small business lecture series

Power Up Your Morning: A small business lecture series

April 12th, 2019

7:30 AM - 9:00 AM

Last Day of Spring Classes

Last Day of Spring Classes

April 22nd, 2019

All day event

Classes begin (full-term Summer and Summer I)

Classes begin (full-term Summer and Summer I)

May 7th, 2019

All day event

Memorial Day

Memorial Day

May 27th, 2019

All day event

Classes end (Summer I Session)

Classes end (Summer I Session)

June 18th, 2019

All day event

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