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Everyone has some level of fear in social situations. For you it might be meeting someone new, networking, dating, sales conversations, presenting, public speaking, or business meetings.

In order to get to the next level in your life, create better relationships, find love, earn more money, or advance in your career, you must overcome fear, social anxiety, and self-doubt. In order to be outstanding, you must have confidence.

That's where Dr. Aziz comes in. After struggling with shyness and social anxiety for 9 years, he decided to take life into his own hands and master confidence. A decade later, he is the world's leading expert on social anxiety and social confidence. He received a doctorate in clinical psychology from Stanford and Palo Alto Universities and now works as a confidence and success coach with people from all over the world.

This show contains the profound and immediately life-changing information he teaches high-paying clients every day. Learn from the best about how to overcome social fear, gain confidence in dating, public speaking, sales presentations, business meetings, and all of life.

Shrink For The Shy Guy Dr. Aziz: Social Anxiety And Confidence Expert, Author and Coach

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    • 4.8 • 532 Ratings

Everyone has some level of fear in social situations. For you it might be meeting someone new, networking, dating, sales conversations, presenting, public speaking, or business meetings.

In order to get to the next level in your life, create better relationships, find love, earn more money, or advance in your career, you must overcome fear, social anxiety, and self-doubt. In order to be outstanding, you must have confidence.

That's where Dr. Aziz comes in. After struggling with shyness and social anxiety for 9 years, he decided to take life into his own hands and master confidence. A decade later, he is the world's leading expert on social anxiety and social confidence. He received a doctorate in clinical psychology from Stanford and Palo Alto Universities and now works as a confidence and success coach with people from all over the world.

This show contains the profound and immediately life-changing information he teaches high-paying clients every day. Learn from the best about how to overcome social fear, gain confidence in dating, public speaking, sales presentations, business meetings, and all of life.

    Stop Feeling Embarrassed

    Stop Feeling Embarrassed

    Are you tired of the nagging sensation of embarrassment holding you back in life? In this eye-opening episode, Dr. Aziz delves deep into the world of embarrassment, unraveling its complexities and revealing how it can dictate our actions and shape our lives. From the classroom embarrassments of childhood to the adult fears of speaking up, Dr. Aziz shares his personal journey and insights, illustrating how these moments of discomfort can have long-lasting effects.

    Embarrassment isn't just about feeling uncomfortable—it's about the meanings we attach to these experiences and how they confine us within an invisible cultural field that dictates what is acceptable. But what if you could break free from this field? What if you could embrace embarrassment and turn it into a source of strength and freedom?

    Join Dr. Aziz as he explores the concept of the cultural field and how our fear of judgment keeps us playing small. Discover through vivid anecdotes and personal revelations how confronting embarrassment head-on can lead to liberation, allowing you to express yourself fully and live without constraints.

    In this episode, you're not just a listener; you're an active participant. Dr. Aziz challenges you to engage in "embarrassment inoculation," a proactive approach to facing your fears and reclaiming your power. Whether it's dancing on a street corner or swapping shoes with a stranger, these acts of bravery are stepping stones toward a life of authenticity and freedom.

    So, are you ready to transform your relationship with embarrassment? Are you prepared to explore the edges of your comfort zone and discover the joy and liberation that awaits beyond? Tune in to this transformative episode and dare to be who you are, embracing the profound truth that you are indeed awesome.

    • 24 min
    5 Channels To Confidence And Freedom

    5 Channels To Confidence And Freedom

    Welcome to a groundbreaking episode of "Shrink for the Shy Guy" with your host, Dr. Aziz. Today, we're diving into a transformative guided process that Dr. Aziz has perfected through his extensive work with individual clients, mastermind programs, and virtual events. Now, he's bringing this powerful practice directly to you.

    Introducing the Five Channels to Confidence and Freedom. This episode is more than just a listening experience; it's an interactive guide designed to be integrated into your daily life—whether you're at the gym, commuting, or taking a moment of stillness at home. Dr. Aziz will walk you through the five channels where you can direct your focus to significantly impact how you experience life and interact with the world around you.

    What You'll Discover:

    The Essence of Focus: Learn how your focus shapes your experiences and how shifting it can transform your reality.Practical Guidance: Dr. Aziz offers a hands-on practice to navigate through the five channels of focus, including breath, thoughts, feelings, physical sensations, and sounds, to cultivate peace and freedom in your life.Empowerment for Change: This episode is designed to be revisited, allowing you to deepen your understanding and mastery over your focus with each listen.This episode is an invitation to break free from the cycles of anxiety, distraction, and disconnection. By exploring and applying the five channels to your life, you'll discover a newfound sense of confidence and freedom. It's a journey to living more fully, embracing the present, and unlocking your true potential.

    No matter where you are in your journey toward self-improvement, "5 Channels to Confidence and Freedom" is your guide to a more peaceful, empowered, and confident life. Join Dr. Aziz as he helps you navigate the complexities of your inner world, offering tools and insights that promise to shift not just how you view yourself, but how you engage with the world around you.

    Tune in now and embark on a journey to a more confident and free you. This is your moment to transform how you live, love, and connect.

    • 27 min
    Discomfort = Progress

    Discomfort = Progress

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    Welcome to a transformative journey where we challenge the norms and embrace discomfort as a catalyst for growth.

    In this episode, "Discomfort = Progress," Dr. Aziz invites you to explore the unconventional wisdom that discomfort is not just a part of life to be avoided but a powerful tool for personal development.

    Are you tired of staying in your comfort zone, only to find that growth and opportunities pass you by?

    Dr. Aziz delves into why we naturally shy away from discomfort and how this avoidance shapes our lives in ways we might not even realize. He shares insights on how embracing discomfort can lead to breakthroughs in confidence, self-awareness, and ultimately, a more fulfilling life.

    Unpack the Power of Discomfort

    Discover the Role of Discomfort: Learn how our instinct to avoid discomfort at all costs could be what's holding us back from achieving our full potential.

    Change Your Perspective: Dr. Aziz challenges you to see discomfort through a new lens, proposing that the very experiences we avoid are the ones that can catalyze profound personal growth.Practical Strategies: Gain actionable insights on how to lean into discomfort, whether in your personal life, at work, or in your relationships.

    Join a Community of Change-Makers

    Dr. Aziz doesn't just talk the talk; he walks the walk. Learn about the opportunity to join him at "Liberate Yourself," an in-person event designed to push boundaries and foster a communal experience of growth. Discover how stepping into discomfort with others can amplify your journey and lead to unexpected and rewarding paths.

    Embrace Discomfort Today for a Brighter Tomorrow

    This episode is not just a call to action; it's an invitation to a new way of living. Embrace discomfort, step into the unknown, and watch as doors to new possibilities swing wide open. Whether you're looking to enhance your social life, boost your career, or simply live more authentically, understanding and integrating the value of discomfort can be your key to progress.

    Tune in, challenge your perceptions, and start your transformation today. Discomfort isn't just a hurdle; it's a stepping stone to the life you've always wanted.

    • 24 min
    The Demon Of Doubt

    The Demon Of Doubt

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    Are you ready to confront the hidden force that's been holding you back?

    Dive into this transformative episode of "The Demon of Doubt," where Dr. Aziz peels back the layers of a pervasive yet often overlooked barrier to our growth: doubt. Whether it's that nagging voice telling you you're not good enough, the fear of making mistakes, or the hesitation to step into the unknown, doubt can be a formidable adversary on your path to self-discovery and achievement.

    In this episode, Dr. Aziz doesn't just dissect the anatomy of doubt; he provides practical, empowering strategies to dismantle it. Learn how to recognize the insidious narratives of doubt that weave through your thoughts, influencing your actions and decisions. Discover the liberating power of questioning these narratives and how defying doubt, even in small steps, can open up a world of possibilities you never thought attainable.

    But it's not just about theory; it's about action. Dr. Aziz challenges you to ask yourself: If doubt didn't hold sway over my choices, what would I dare to do? This episode is more than a conversation; it's a call to arms against the internal critic that undermines your potential.

    So, if you've ever felt held back by uncertainty, if you've ever hesitated at the threshold of opportunity, or if you're simply curious about how to live with more confidence and authenticity, this episode is for you. Join Dr. Aziz as he guides you through the shadows of doubt and into the light of self-assurance and personal freedom. It's time to redefine your relationship with doubt and step boldly into the life you deserve.

    • 21 min
    End Insecurity Now

    End Insecurity Now

    Welcome to a transformative journey in our latest episode, "End Insecurity Now," where we delve deep into the roots of insecurity and how it affects every facet of our lives - from work and relationships to our social interactions. In this episode, our host shares an insightful and engaging clip from a recent mastermind call, focusing on a powerful discussion about overcoming insecurity. This is not your average talk; it’s a dive into real, raw experiences and the profound impact of understanding and addressing the underlying causes of feeling 'not enough.'

    Hear firsthand the passionate exploration of how insecurity manifests, the endless pursuit of significance, and the ultimate quest for love and acceptance. Through a candid conversation, our host reveals the common thread of human experience, illustrating how we all strive for a sense of belonging and worthiness through external achievements and recognition. Yet, the key to liberation lies in recognizing this pursuit as a source of endless suffering.

    The episode is not just about identifying the problem; it's about offering a solution. With practical advice, our host guides you through the process of introspection, inviting you to write down your own 'recipe for insecurity' and examine it closely. This exercise is not just eye-opening; it's a step towards freeing yourself from the chains of chronic insecurity.

    By sharing stories, personal insights, and actionable steps, this episode promises to be a beacon for anyone looking to find peace within themselves and their relationships. Whether you're struggling with feelings of inadequacy or simply seeking deeper self-understanding, "End Insecurity Now" is a must-listen. Join us for a heartfelt, enlightening discussion that will not only change how you view insecurity but also how you approach your journey towards self-love and acceptance.

    Tune in, take action, and embark on a path to shedding the weight of insecurity and embracing your true worth. Because you are enough, and it's time to believe it.

    • 22 min
    The Ease And Freedom Of Authentic Relating

    The Ease And Freedom Of Authentic Relating

    In this deeply insightful episode, Dr. Aziz takes you on a transformative journey into the heart of insecurity. Whether it manifests at work, in relationships, or in social settings, the feeling of being 'less than' or 'not enough' is a common thread that weaves through the tapestry of our lives. Dr. Aziz shares a powerful clip from a recent mastermind call, offering a raw and intimate look into the dynamics of overcoming insecurity.

    Discover Your Insecurity Recipe: Dr. Aziz challenges the notion that our worth is tied to external achievements and societal markers of success. He reveals how this relentless pursuit for significance leads us down a path of endless suffering, oscillating between feelings of superiority and inferiority.

    Shift Your Currency From Significance to Love: Through engaging storytelling and compelling examples, Dr. Aziz illuminates the difference between chasing significance and embracing love. He invites you to explore what you believe you need to be to be loved, urging a shift towards seeking connection, sharing, and presence.

    A Call to Action: This episode is not just about listening; it's about doing. Dr. Aziz encourages you to write down your own recipe for insecurity, to identify the specific thoughts, beliefs, and behaviors that contribute to your feelings of inadequacy. This exercise is a step towards recognizing the absurdity of our self-imposed standards and beginning the journey toward self-compassion.

    An Inspiring Message of Hope: Dr. Aziz's message resonates with profound hope and encouragement, reminding you that you are already enough. By embracing our inherent worth, we can liberate ourselves from the shackles of insecurity and step into a life marked by genuine confidence and self-acceptance.

    Join Dr. Aziz in "Your Recipe For Insecurity" as he guides you through understanding and transforming your insecurities. Embark on this journey with an open heart and discover that the path to overcoming insecurity and building confidence is not about becoming someone else but about recognizing and celebrating who you already are.

    • 22 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
532 Ratings

532 Ratings

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Life changing

I’ve been listening to him for years, he truly has changed how I think about myself. I can’t recommend him enough

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Hands doen five star review

Aziz is simply the best at generating and sharing ideas about increasing confidence, self-worth, authenticity, courage, and living in your values. An inspiring family man who shares his wisdom and experience to increase people's wellbeing. Huge thanks Aziz, you are awesome!

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Love it

Love Dr. Aziz’s combination of intellect, sense of humor, and relatability. He has so much info that is spot on. He would be a great speaker for schools.

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