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

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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

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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…

Signs and Symptoms of Anxiety You Never Even Knew Existed

Figuring out you have anxiety is a rather complicated process. Mental illnesses are still taboo in even the most progressive countries. Anxiety disorders are rarely spoken about in a public setting. This results in many people with anxiety going undiagnosed until much later on in life, or sometimes never getting a diagnosis at all. Unfortunately,…

Positive Affirmation: Self Talk your way Through Anxiety

  “Even if you stumble, you're still moving forward” Every person has a voice in their head telling them what to do/feel in any given situation. This is the same voice you're using to read this post Positive self-talk(ST) and affirmations can be the next step towards overcoming feelings of anxiety. Adding positive affirmations to…

Stuttering and Anxiety | Causes | Symptoms | Treatments

Stuttering is a common speech disorder that is often associated with anxiety. According to the Stuttering Foundation, 70 million people worldwide stutter when they speak. Stuttering can make it more difficult to handle social situations, especially for those speaking publicly with social anxiety. This article will explain the causes, symptoms, and available treatments of stuttering.…

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…

6 Tips on Social Anxiety from Former US Veteran Navy SEAL and CIA Contractor Shawn Ryan

Backstory on Shawn Ryan's Battle with Mental Health Shawn Ryan is a former US veteran. He's spent 14 years of combat service for the US Navy Seals and the CIA. Who would’ve thought someone who has battled with terrorists around the world, would struggle with overcoming social anxiety? I say this ironically since records show…