Tag Archives: Shyness

Confidence essential to reach potential

New kid in town When Alexis Hamill was in second grade, she moved to a new school where she would stay inside from lunch and literally count beans five days a week. While this was boring, she was more than … Continue reading

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Shyness can yield passion

Remember my second post, the one where I wrote about Bruce Springsteen coming to life on stage and conquering his shyness? This week, I’ve decided to write about an artist who is still shy, but maintains passion for his craft … Continue reading

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Say ‘cheese’: Interview with BG News photographer Byron Mack

The field of journalism is changing, and that requires people who are used to writing to take up photography and amateur filmmaking. When I tried to cover my first photography story at BGSU’s Dance Marathon, it was a disaster. Taking … Continue reading

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A simple greeting can change everything

Myspace Quotes Graphics Image provided by quotesarcade.com Be happy Right now, I am taking an English Literature course as part of my required general education requirements. I put it off until my junior year because even though I am good … Continue reading

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BG News writer shares experience with shyness

BobbyRyanInterview by waddler-1 As I worked at The BG News, I noticed that a lot of the people there were very fun and relaxed to be around, including the assistant sports editor, Ryan Satkowiak. However, as I began to discuss … Continue reading

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Mapping a trail

View My loose trail in a larger map This is a map of all the places I frequent as I take walks around Bowling Green. Many places are good just to blow off steam and collect myself, like Dairy Queen. … Continue reading

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They call me the working man

Get a job. That’s the best advice I received in my college career—because if I wanted to open myself up, it was going to take some extra work. What better way to open yourself up than to do it over … Continue reading

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Charismatic resident adviser offers tips to conquer shyness

People person For Zack Manor, being a resident adviser in Bowling Green State University’s Offenhauer residence hall requires a lot of people skills. He can excel at his numerous administrative tasks, but his ability to connect with his residents makes … Continue reading

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Party hard!

Last year, I never considered going to parties would be an option for meeting people. I thought that all it could bring me was trouble, including dumb drunken antics and puke-stained clothing. Seeing as I am a major emetophobe (I … Continue reading

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Yes Eye Can

Image provided by intrepid.com Now comes time to address the most challenging part of body language—at least in my eyes. That’s right, it’s time for the dreaded eye contact. It is popular to say that eyes are the window into … Continue reading

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Fun slideshow with my amateur photos

I put together this slideshow to help illustrate good body language and positive invitation. It largely details my effort to correct my posture and my blank stare, along with detailing the power of greeting people in everyday settings. Having a … Continue reading

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Body language: a blurb on posture

Don’t slouch! Continue reading

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‘Shyness is a choice’

An instructor argues that shyness is a choice. Instead of attributing it to a condition, taking responsibility can be the first step toward change. Continue reading

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Featured Celebrity: Bruce Springsteen

Bruce Springsteen was shy as a child, but he became a successful rock star. Continue reading

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Welcome!

Hello! My name is Bobby Waddle, as you may have already read on the about the author section of this blog. However, I imagine the reason you probably stumbled upon this page was a Web search on the subject of … Continue reading

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