We'd all feel less weird and alone if everyone were more honest and open about how they feel. That's why we're making it part of our mission to talk about the quiet stuff that still seems a little taboo. Starting right here, in this video.

You might call it 'social anxiety', 'shyness', or just 'too quiet'. Or it might be a sense that you're not good enough, or defective somehow.

But at the heart of it is that deeply painful feeling of believing we're flawed; 'less than' others and not worthy of belonging.

Protecting ourselves by withdrawing, hiding, staying small and silent; we try to avoid any situation in which our flaws might be seen by other people the best we can -we reject ourselves so others can't, missing so many of the good things in life!

Well, what if you knew you don't have to live this way?

We're here to show you that you're not alone and you're not broken; reframing quiet and uncovering the confidence you already have inside of you as a perfectly imperfect person.

Bringing like-minded people together, we're creating a community of understanding and a safe place for you to learn, grow, make friends and practice your social abilities...

How can we help you now?

Come to a Quiet Connections group

Gently connecting with like-minded people at your own pace in a place where it's ok to talk, and it's ok to be quiet too.

Falmouth, Camborne & Truro

Take our online confidence course

Look out for our first e-course supporting you to stretch your comfort zone and grow your confidence. Coming soon!

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Work with a Coach

Supporting you to change how you're thinking, feeling and behaving so you can live a more courageous, connected life.

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Book a workshop

We run tailor-made confidence and awareness workshops for local organisations. We occasionally run public workshops too. Stay in touch for the latest news!

Get involved in our Community Projects

Join us in speaking the unspoken; sharing stories and raising awareness so that we all feel less alone while helping others to better understand and support us too.

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"Let go of who you think you're supposed to be... embrace who you are"

Brené Brown

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