A recent article I wrote discussing the value of being a good listener, it’s all part and parcel of being an exceptional communicator. It’s in the Spring Issue of the Women With Vision Magazine published by Lorraine Leslie of Collingwood Ontario Enjoy! Annette The Shy Buster!
Actually, parents listen up. Teen’s are under more pressure today than we ever were. Dating for us was complicated, but we didn’t have to deal with social media. It’s harder today for teens to connect, communications have become watered down with easy access to people across the world we don’t even know. Kids are meeting [...]
Being a good parent means giving good advice, if your teen wants it! For the most part, they’re not looking for advice. They just want to know that you’re there for them and will listen to any of the stories they want to tell without fear or judgment. This is what my teen coachies tell [...]
It’s true, my 14 year old came home crying one day about how shy she was and how she will never be able to make friends in school. As a Mom I was devastated. As a Shy Buster, I was even more freaked out! I couldn’t help my own daughter! I reached out and hired a coach. [...]
Reporter said “The Gala included cocktails, dinner, and an after-dinner speech by Toastmaster and owner of Shybusters, Annette Lavigne. Her topic? Be A Quitter – encouragement to know when to quit, and have the courage to change direction, start over and meet new challenges in life.” Nicely said Miriam King of The Bradford Times
1-877-249-SHY1(7491) email@example.com At some point we all experience either social anxieties, panic attacks or just pure excitement! Learning to identify one from the other is important in personal growth. How do we identify the difference and what do we do about it? For some, a past experience have left us on automatic recall when a new [...]
Your young child is refusing to go to the park, your young son is not wanting to go the local boys club. What’s a parent to do? You know that social gatherings are important, but at the same time you can’t force them to go. You may have a shy child on your hands. We [...]
My daughter once said “Mom, I was vulnerable in high school, please help the teens with their shyness” I listened and did what I have to do. I had to get her coached, maybe it’s time to get your shy teen coached. Yes, Yes, Yes! The Shy Busters Coaching Program has now be retro-fitted to help [...]