• The Solution to Social Anxiety: Break Free from the Shyness That Holds You Back

  • By: Dr. Aziz Gazipura PsyD
  • Narrated by: Dr. Aziz Gazipura
  • Length: 6 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 07-25-14
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: The Center For Social Confidence
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars 4.4 (981 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Are you held back in your life due to shyness or social anxiety? In this inspiring, breakthrough book, Dr. Aziz will guide you along the path towards greater confidence in yourself. You will discover what is keeping you stuck in shyness and learn exactly what to do in order to break free. You will master dozens of clinically proven techniques that will help you:
- Stop worrying about what others will think of you.- Free yourself from social anxiety, shyness, self-doubt and self-criticism. - Identify your strengths and increase your self-esteem so you can feel proud of who you are. - Overcome your fear of rejection so you can meet people, date, and excel in your career. - Start conversations and meet new people without social anxiety or fear. - Create fulfilling friendships and romantic relationships.
©2013 Aziz Gazipura (P)2014 Aziz Gazipura
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1 out of 5 stars
By Elijah Bogard on 02-02-18

This book is for men and dating

What disappointed you about The Solution to Social Anxiety: Break Free from the Shyness That Holds You Back?

I was hoping to get ways to change my social anxiety as a female nd all I got was a couple hours of this author putting himself down for not knowing how to hit on women and how her over come that fear.

What was most disappointing about Dr. Aziz Gazipura, PsyD’s story?

Should have given the book a different title.

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10 of 13 people found this review helpful

3 out of 5 stars
By Seeking Wisdom, Peace & Success on 01-10-17

Aziz has been there & lived it. But, not what I expected.

Aziz is likable to listen to. He does a great job narrating. He covers all the social anxiety situations. He brings you right up to line of action.
Qualify by comments by saying I am 64 yrs. old, but still fighting the big corporation work battle every day. For me, I hoped the book would prepare me with tools to use when you are in those social situations. Then, armed with those tools, I would be more comfortable, even very comfortable in such interactions with people. So, Aziz gets you into meeting someone new or in a group setting, after the first pleasantries, what do you talk about? Apparently, that is in other books. What are the best topics to get conversations going? What do males verses females like to talk about? Different age groups? What able creating Charisma?We know the Dale Carnegie material. Sometimes, I am keeping a minimal conversation going, but I am bored out of my mind. And, I don't want to bore others with interests of mine if it is not their cup of tea. When it's something we share in common, it's easy. So what are tools I can use for everyone?

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1 out of 5 stars
By Nicky on 05-05-16

Used a free credit to get this book. It sucks.

What would have made The Solution to Social Anxiety: Break Free from the Shyness That Holds You Back better?

If you have struggled with anxiety and shyness and tried to get rid of those, then you would have already done everything this book says. Nothing new or surprising. The book is only filled with stories of other sufferers. Stories that many people could easily relate to. That's it. No convincing "solution" to be seen/heard from this book. I suggest that you should just put yourself in more uncomfortable social situations and eventually you will get used to it. Avoid this book. :)

Any additional comments?

If you have struggled with anxiety and shyness and tried to get rid of those, then you would have already done everything this book says. Nothing new or surprising. The book is only filled with stories of other sufferers. Stories that many people could easily relate to. That's it. No convincing "solution" to be seen/heard from this book. I suggest that you should just put yourself in more uncomfortable social situations and eventually you will get used to it. Avoid this book. :)

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33 of 57 people found this review helpful

5 out of 5 stars
By Silas on 06-01-18

Great book

A very good book, wish i listened to this as a young man in my early 20's but better late than never.
chapter 6 and chapter 7 are my favorite. thanks Dr Aziz for another inspiring book. 5 stars

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1 out of 5 stars
By ROSIE on 12-15-17

Do not bother with this if you are not a man

Written entirely from a male perspective for males.
The author makes a poor attempt to explain why in the beginning - for “ease” and “clarity”.
It doesn’t strike me as difficult to change he/him pursuing she/her to they/them. Poor excuse.
I got through a couple of chapters but couldn’t stand the brazen male-centric language and had to can it.

If I’d bought this in hard copy I would have returned it.

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4 of 6 people found this review helpful

5 out of 5 stars
By Kel on 06-27-18

Very Helpful

This book is full of great ideas to help you manage your social anxiety. I like that the author narrates it to because it makes it more like a relaxed conversation with a friend rather than reading a book.

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