Let’s face it. It’s hard out here for the grown and shy. Unless you have goals of being an indefinite hermit, you have to learn to mix and mingle with others, and at times even spark up conversations. In most careers and even in relationships, shyness can most times get you overlooked or over-used. So for the naturally shy gals, it’s important to learn ways to combat social anxiety.
Whether you’re meeting your significant other’s family for the first time or attending a networking luncheon, here are a few icebreakers to hopefully assist you in initiating a conversation that allows you to loosen up and kick your social anxiety, at least until the event is over.