Posts tagged #Anxiety

Most People With Social Anxiety Crave These Things

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Just because you have social anxiety, doesn't mean you don't crave connection, growth, or confidence. Sound interesting? All you have to do is keep on reading. 

Connection

Relationships are such an important part of life. They give us meaning, a sense of security and happiness. 

It’s completely normal to feel uncomfortable when trying to meet new people. But the more you practice, the easier it'll become. 

Growth

Personal growth is the recipe to a better and happier you. By reading this article, you’re already one step in the right direction. 

Confidence

Confidence isn't something that develops overnight. It takes time, dedication and bravery.

Those of us with social anxiety, often want to appear confident in social situations.

Every single social interaction is the perfect opportunity to practice. 

Make small talk with your sales associate. Ask a stranger for directions. Practice makes perfect. Learn More

Posted on July 1, 2019 .

How to Manage Social Anxiety

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Wondering how you can get out of that rut and manage your social anxiety? Writing down your goals is a great place to start.

Keeping a Journal: Journaling can help with so many areas in your life... social anxiety included. First things first, you have to figure out what is causing your anxiety in the first place. Are you afraid of saying something embarrassing? Are you afraid of being judged? Are you afraid of crowds? You may not know the answer now. And that's okay! Journaling your thoughts and actions is a great place to start.

Write Down Goals: Now that you better understand your social anxiety, it's time to start creating SMART goals. Maybe it's saying hello to a stranger, or signing up for an improv class.

Your mind can only remember so much. What’s great about writing goals down is you can easily keep track of your progress.

Congratulate Yourself: Celebrate all victories. No goal is too small. Don't be afraid to be your own best friend. Read More



Posted on May 15, 2019 .

Do you know someone who struggles with anxiety? Find out how you can help

“Helping someone with anxiety isn’t always easy and you may feel like you’re getting it wrong. But, if you remind yourself that you and your loved one are both doing your best, it can help you keep things in perspective. It’s important to remain compassionate and, as the saying goes, to put on your own oxygen mask first. That way, you’ll have a clearer head for figuring out what’s going on with your anxious loved one and how you can truly be of help.” Read on to discover How You Can Help a Loved One With Anxiety

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Posted on December 28, 2018 .

Increase Your Brain’s Resilience By Building ‘Psychological Body Armor’ (PBA)

While anxiety and excessive stress are the two most significant factors that prevent a person from realizing happiness, the good news is that neural pathways in the brain are—and remain—malleable.  

This means that while we may feel helpless to the stressors in our lives, a psychological phenomenon known as neuroplasticity allows us to fortify ourselves against the things that threaten to emotionally destabilize us. 

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Source: Pixabay

Find out how to protect yourself against anxiety and excessive stress by creating “psychological body armor’ (PBA) here: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/when-disaster-strikes-inside-disaster-psychology/201811/immunize-yourself-against-anxiety-and

(Photo by Indian Yogi (Yogi Madhav) on Unsplash)


Posted on November 16, 2018 .