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How Anxiety Can Impact Your Life

Impacts of Anxiety Anxiety negatively affects our daily life in different ways. Isolation and loneliness caused by anxiety disorder affect sufferers in different ways. Interacthttps://www.helpguide.org/articles/anxiety/social-anxiety-disorder.htming and socialising with friends is always a problem. By missing out on events or meetings, it becomes difficult bonding and getting into new relationships. This disconnectedness can lead to feelings of depression and stress that quietly eat away inside If anxiety sufferer isolates herself or himself from events or social situations, it becomes difficult maintaining friendships at places of work or school. […]

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How Anxiety Can Make You Socially Inept

Anxiety in public places The primary trigger of anxiety symptoms is the constant fear that everything you do is wrong. Even the simplest tasks seem impossible to complete. Your ability for rational thought is compromised. The intensity can be so high that it makes you feel that everyone is watching. The fear starts days before an event, and this is when these individuals look for ways to avoid going to these places. Depression and self esteem https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/stress-anxiety-depression/raising-low-self-esteem/issues sometimes end up affecting these individuals. Social anxiety sufferers can […]

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Why the Anxiety

Why the anxiety? Studies show that many anxiety sufferers rarely reveal their condition to doctors or therapists. As a result, it becomes very challenging to diagnose their condition. Your doctor may end up thinking that your problem is shyness yet the problem is an anxiety disorder. When you see a doctor, take your time to talk and open up about your situation making it easy for your doctor to find the right treatment for you. If you are always nervous every time, you think about some things […]

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The Definition of Social Phobia

Definition of Social Phobia If you have a social phobia, it will make you nervous every time you think of a social situation. Why does this happen? The mind convinces you that a particular situation is a threat. This then assures you to believe that you are not up to the task or you’ll embarrass yourself, or everyone will humiliate you. Symptoms like sweating, shaking, racing heart, breathing fast and stomach problems appear. These plus several other symptoms end up worsening your ability to overcome anxiety thereby […]

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Natural Remedies for Social Anxiety

NATURAL REMEDIES FOR SOCIAL ANXIETY If you are familiar at all with the natural health movement you are probably aware that many ailments can be treated effectively without resorting to using potentially dangerous drugs and chemicals. Social Anxiety disorder is no different. Mainstream Doctors and therapists don’t often share this information with their clients, but the truth is that there are natural remedies that can help not only make social anxiety more manageable, but even help cure it. These shouldn’t be considered stand alone measures, but when […]

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Uncomfortable Sensations and Social Situations

EXPOSURE TO UNCOMFORTABLE SENSATIONS AND SOCIAL SITUATIONS Once we have a few of the strategies for developing greater self confidence Learned in our last post of our Blogg, the next big step is to start practicing what many therapists refer to as “Exposure Therapy”. This combination can be thought of as a kind of “one two” punch to knock out Social Anxiety disorder. For the majority of people nothing works better – and on top of that having a professional to help can be of some benefit, […]

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Becoming More Confident

An obvious need for anyone in the fight to cure their Social Anxiety disorder is to gain more self confidence. In fact, you can think of self confidence as being the exact opposite of social anxiety – it’s the ability to summon up the power to engage socially without fear or anxiety. Fortunately, we have many sources to draw from when we consider ways to help build confidence. It’s a subject that’s very dear to everyone from those seeking more business success, to those aspiring to excel […]

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CHANGING YOUR THOUGHTS AND EXPECTATIONS

How our mind approaches the idea of change is a key factor in our feelings of Social Anxiety. Being able to change our thoughts to a more positive outlook is in many ways a learned skill. The same thing can be said about managing our expectations in a way free from over negativity. When these two inner battlefields are mastered much steam is taken out of the sails of Social Anxiety disorder. Developing more control over how we think and what we expect can be thought of […]

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Starting the Pathway to Change

Every important journey begins with the first few steps, a cliche but also true. These first few steps are the most difficult Overcoming Social Anxiety disorder is no different. Even when we realise we truly need a change and that we need to act upon those things that are similar to the actions others have taken before us allowing them to to become better, beginning the pathway to change can be challenging. There’s a few things we can keep in mind and strategies to follow that can […]

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Coping Strategies for Social Anxiety

You just “know” that things will go horribly, so you’re already anxious before you’re even in the situation. Catrophising – Blowing things out of proportion. For example, if people notice that you’re nervous, it will be “awful”, “terrible”, or “disastrous.” • Personalising- Assuming that people are focusing on you in a negative way or that what’s going on with other people has to do with you. Focus on others, not yourself When we’re in a social situation that makes us nervous, we tend to get caught up […]

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