Leaving Your Social Comfort Zone While Keeping Your Mind Intact

“In school, you're taught a lesson and then given a test. In life, you're given a test that teaches you a lesson.” - Tom Bodett  Don’t Punish Yourself for Failure Social failures resulting from leaving your social comfort zone can feel overwhelming. You approach a potential romantic interest, and then he/she abruptly declines you. Raise…

One Thing You Should Never do When Overcoming Your Social Anxiety

Social Anxiety

Patience is not simply the ability to wait - it's how we behave while we're waitingJoyce Meyer Never Be Impatient - Getting Over Social Anxiety Takes Time Don't rush the process. Overcoming social anxiety is no small feat. It’s very tempting to believe that there is one answer to your social anxiety, a simple solution that…

How to Cure Sweaty Palms When You’re Nervous – Social Anxiety

Palmar Hyperhydrosis sweaty palms

Having sweaty palms can be embarrassing, especially when you need to shake somebody’s hand. Sometimes you can get away with a simple fist bump, but in a formal setting like a job interview, that’s probably not appropriate. When you are nervous, and your palms become sweaty you may wonder why your hands produce so much…

Step Out of your Social Comfort Zone w/ 5 Unique Challenges

“Today I escaped anxiety. Or no, I discarded it, because it was within me, in my own perceptions—not outside.”—Marcus Aurelius. Social anxiety disorder or severe shyness can be overcome with exposure therapy. This means placing yourself in performance and social situations. People with social anxiety, will fear/ dread these situations and/or completely avoid them. Avoidance…

What is Social Anxiety? The Truth Behind the Disorder

The Truth Behind Social Anxiety Disorder Virtually everybody has experienced some symptoms of a social anxiety disorder (SAD) before. It is normal to feel nervous before a job interview — Or embarrassed because you made an offensive joke at your work party, causing everyone to glare at you judgingly — even though the joke sounded…

8 Life-Changing Tips for Falling Asleep If you Have Sleep Anxiety

Sleep Anxiety

According to Sleep Advisor, 30% of Americans struggle with insomnia. 10% of Americans suffer from chronic insomnia, a long term sleep disorder strongly related to sleep anxiety. Anxiety disorders and panic attacks can lead to all sorts of sleeping problems. Fortunately, there are many relaxation techniques to help people struggling to fall or stay asleep,…

Why you Could be Anxious or Depressed – Johann Hari

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MB5IX-np5fE&t=3s Johann Hari is an award-winning political journalist, he has also written for big-name publications like the Huffington Post and The independent. He’s well known for his book Chasing the Scream: The Search for the Truth About Addiction, the main theme of the book is about addiction: The opposite of addiction isn’t sobriety, but personal…

Stop, Drop and Calm Down! – Surviving a Panic Attack

Having a panic attack feels like you're on fire, making you feel like you'd want to stop drop and roll. A sudden panic attack is difficult to deal with, especially on your own. People with anxiety disorders(e.g. Generalized anxiety disorder, social anxiety, agoraphobia), are more susceptible to experiencing panic attacks.  Symptoms of a panic attack…

Life Coach Ralph Smart’s Advice – How to Overcome Social Anxiety and Trust the Universe

Ralph Smart is a life coach and founder of the YouTube series Infinite Waters (Diving Deep). He’s worked as a counselor, life coach, VFX artist and more. He also wrote a self-help book called Feel Alive. There’s a lot of positive energy in each of his YouTube videos, and they leave viewers feeling much more…

Big Herc – Ex-Prisoner and Bank Robber Motivational Advice on Life, Success and Growth

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V6-TkNcWi_8&t=775s https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=veIX4DyVHyM&t=133s Marcus Timmons also is known as ‘Big Herc’ is an ex-convict from Sacramento California turned serial entrepreneur. He was a straight-A student and talented athlete before he spiraled into the so-called gang life. He was raised in poverty by a mother that birthed him at the young age of 14. By the time…