Leverage Halloween: Uncover Your Confidence

Why not use Halloween to assist in uncovering your confidence? You can try dressing up as a character or person you admire. One that is a close match to who you know you are at your core and at your best! Even if it is a spooky or scary character, what can you draw from […]

Is there such a thing as a shy actor?

Most people believe that actors do what they do because they love to be the center of attention and to have people watching them all the time. Believe it or not, many of the famous people we love to watch are incredibly shy and only do what they do because they love it.  The perk […]

Differences: introvert, shy, social anxiety, empath, HSP

Most of us have had times in our lives where we’ve felt shy or uncomfortable meeting other people, especially if it is in a large crowd. But, sometimes, the problem is more than being shy and sometimes it is not shyness, and sometimes it is not a problem – per se. Either way, you should […]

Speech: Susan Cain on Speaking Engagements

Learn how Susan Cain handles speaking engagements at Leading@Google Susan Cain is an introvert. Learn from how she handles speaking engagements.

Conversation: Jada Pinkett Smith & Family

Watch the confidence that Jada Pinkett Smith, her mom, & Willow Smith  display in conversation on the Red Table Talks.  If you can’t view it, go here: Click here Red Table Talks: Jada Pinkett-Smith, Willow Smith Talk Love, Family

Conversation: Rachel Sterne on Ground Report’s Future

This is really an interview but it flows like a regular conversation. This is a great example of a great back and forth. What did you think or learn from this? Post comments below.

Speech: Majora Carter – Greening the Ghetto

Pay attention to her organized thoughts. Think about how she mapped out her thoughts. Take the time to think about how you can do the same with a topic you are passionate about. What did you learn from Majora Carter’s speech? Share your thoughts. Create your elevator speech about yourself and your passions.

Toastmasters International

Most Toastmasters meetings are comprised of approximately 20 people who meet weekly for an hour or two. Participants practice and learn skills by filling a meeting role, ranging from giving a prepared speech or an impromptu one to serving as timer, evaluator or grammarian. There is no instructor; instead, each speech and meeting is critiqued […]

Intro: Communication Blog

If you yearn to surround yourself with thought provoking and intelligent dialogue but lack this in your real life, this is the blog for you.  You will find the best in conversation right here and maybe you will start to exude and attract this more in your everyday life.  If you find that you have […]

Find that “thing” within you that keeps you reaching higher

I have a bachelor’s degree with a concentration in communications. I went through a lot of hurdles to obtain my degree and it is one of my greatest accomplishments. My first stint at college was unsuccessful as a result of my social anxiety. I had the smarts but I found it extremely frightening to ATTEND […]


Welcome to the Wallflower Bloom community. This is the place I’ve been searching for and couldn’t find – so I created it.  This is a place and space to succeed without feeling patronized and without feeling depleted,.  This is a place to not accept the life you have but to go for your dreams.  This is […]


SIGN UP FOR FREE E-NEWSLETTER AND UPDATES! WORK WITH ME IN VARIOUS WAYS! The terms social anxiety, shy, and introvert are often used interchangeably.  This is my way of differentiating them. Social Anxiety = A stronger form of shyness.  A debilitating, crippling fear of social situations that creates avoidance. It is a disorder that a […]