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How to Support an Employee with Social Anxiety

October 30th, 2023 - Read more

Social anxiety disorder, often known as social phobia, is a complex mental health condition that extends far beyond the occasional nerves or shyness that many people experience. It represents a profound and pervasive fear of social interactions or performance situations, where individuals become intensely concerned about being scrutinized, judged, embarrassed, or facing possible rejection. This …

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The Power of Connection: How Group Therapy Helps Those with Social Anxiety

February 16th, 2023 - Read more

Social anxiety is an often debilitating mental health condition that can make even the most routine social situations feel overwhelming. From small talk to group activities, people with social anxiety may experience intense fear and self-consciousness in social situations, which can cause them to avoid social interactions altogether. Unfortunately, this avoidance can lead to feelings …

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5 Travel Tips for Anxious Travelers

September 5th, 2022 - Read more

I love to travel. Before the pandemic, I took an international trip at least once a year, with a couple of local trips in the mix as well. Travel has become something that is well within my comfort zone. But it wasn’t always this way. Having grown up with both general and social anxiety disorders, …

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Can Death Anxiety Be Treated?

February 22nd, 2022 - Read more

Death anxiety is a subject that almost no one wants to speak about. There’s a good reason for this. It is a terrifying issue that the majority of people face. The simple fact is that humans evolved by fighting for survival. Thinking or talking about death is always going to be uncomfortable at the very …

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Can Social Anxiety Treatment Help With Your Holiday Blues?

December 16th, 2021 - Read more

The societal expectation for December to be a joyful, festive time puts a lot of pressure on many people. While there are certainly those who love the festive season, many others experience the so-called holiday blues. Instead of feeling happiness and hope, they feel depression and anxiety. There are a number of reasons for this, …

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When Is Shyness Actually Social Anxiety? These Are the Symptoms:

January 31st, 2021 - Read more

If you have always been called shy by others, chances are you consider it to be a part of your personality. Some people certainly prefer to be more quiet than others. But often, shyness is an indicator of social anxiety. The good news is that there are excellent treatments for social anxiety disorders. Even if …

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My Social Anxiety Journey: The Boy Who Always Blushed

October 14th, 2020 - Read more

Social anxiety has been a part of my life as long as I can remember. However, I didn’t always have the words for it. As a small child, I was called shy. I would find myself clinging to my mom’s leg in social situations. In school, I was quiet. I didn’t put my hand up …

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Do I Need My Anxiety To Succeed?

September 29th, 2020 - Read more

A few years ago, I had an argument with a friend about “my anxiety”. We were on our way to his house, and I was driving. I mentioned that I was thinking about how I would navigate his difficult driveway and he remarked on the fact that I was already thinking about that. He said …

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The Most Common Types Of Anxiety Disorders

August 27th, 2020 - Read more

Anxiety is one of the most common mental illnesses in the world. In the US, more than 18% of the population suffers from some sort of anxiety disorder. Before delving into the different anxiety disorders, anxiety itself is not necessarily unhealthy. Anxiety is a feeling every human experiences sometimes. It ensures that we don’t forget …

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The Real Reason You Procrastinate Explained

May 14th, 2020 - Read more

Everyone knows the feeling. You have a deadline coming up. If you start the work now, you will get it done efficiently and proficiently, without too much stress. If you leave it until later, you will have to rush to finish work that is not up to scratch. You will experience a high level of …

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