Being shy is just normal but it can lead to denial of many things, so it is not good to be shy around people here are some tips to help u overcome it;
Understand Your Shyness
Shyness often stems from either a negative experience early in one's life or due to lack of self-esteem and/or being too self-conscious. One also needs to understand if he is shy only with a particular person or with every stranger in general. Once you have diagnosed your shyness, it's time to work on it. It is important to understand that people are not out there to scrutinize you. Everyone wants to meet a nice person who is easy to go with and nice to talk to. It's okay if you don't impress everyone. After all, everyone is not the same.
Overcome Your Negative Self Perception
Nobody is perfect. May be you are not a good public speaker. But why do you forget that you dance just as well as the best speaker in your college speaks? Showcase your talent. Each one has some or the other positive quality that we in our brutal self assessment tend to overlook. Focus on your strengths as this will help you to have a better self-esteem.
Nobody likes one with sour expression or a slouching posture. Improve your body language. You don't have to be the best looking guy or have your audience in splits all the time. Just be well dressed. Wear a quiet, confident smile and maintain eye contact. No one expects you to pronounce words of wisdom. Just look well at ease with yourself.
You must have heard Practice makes a man perfect. It might seem like stepping right into the problem but there is nothing better than taking the bull by the horn. Go out to your friends' parties or to social gatherings. Talk to people. The initial experiences may not be good but this will give you enough scope to practice taking your mind off yourself. Ask your friends to introduce you to their friends. This would be a nice beginning as talking to a common friend may take the pressure of communicating with strangers off you. If it is the fear of public speaking, get a friend and ask him to listen to you as you speak.
It is just easy, only give it a try!