We have astonishing news! Dr. Zimbardo made a video just for us! And in it, he states just what we need: that shyness should be treated as shyness and not as some form of extreme anxiety. In it he praises what we are doing and in it vouches his support for S3 both as […]
We leave, we arrive, like the butterfly. Yesterday I opened an email and found a gift from Dr. Philip Zimbardo and his partner Dr. Lynne Henderson to provide pro bono consulting to our fledging organization. They are perhaps the most knowledgable people about shyness anywhere. Severe shyness support (S3) is now a 501(c)3 and we […]
Mark and his wife have just announced the creation of perhaps the biggest foundation ever to help the world by giving and by advocating through politics. What is extremely gratifying for severeshynesssupport.org is that his number one area of focus is personalized learning. Read all about it in today’s New York Times online.
Brave: A Painfully Shy Life Memoir and Self-Help Guide won a 2015 finalist award from U.S.A. Best Book Contest for narrative non-fiction. All I can say is working those extra 3-4 years to strengthen the old memoir worked. The new memoir publication portrays exactly the kind of pain that I wanted to illustrate about being […]
We have begun a pilot program in school!!! And a great article in the Y.C.C.S. newspaper announced it. If we can nip the problem in kindergarten and the early grades, severe shyness would be scarce. We are emphasizing the enormous pyschological damage done by social isolation. It’s not just the painful effects of being by […]