How do i increase my confidence? how do i overcome shyness?

Dont get me wrong! i dont totally lack self confidence. I am just a bit sick of being single for a while. again its not like i have asked out many either lol. Anyway i am 5'9 dark sort of athletic. here is a pic of me http://www.flickr.com/photos/37665833@N04/3789701376/ well thats my body. I am shy! not... show more Dont get me wrong! i dont totally lack self confidence. I am just a bit sick of being single for a while. again its not like i have asked out many either lol. Anyway i am 5'9 dark sort of athletic. here is a pic of me
http://www.flickr.com/photos/37665833@N0...
well thats my body. I am shy! not too shy. I definetely know how to have fun. And i can hold a conversation. Yet i find myself hesitant to ask someone out. What should i do? Is there any tricks or anything i can use to improve this?
Thanks =)
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