Social Anxiety Symptoms – Do I have social phobia or am I just shy?

Social Anxiety Symptoms – Do I have social phobia or am I just shy?

Do you feel tense or awkward in social situations? Do you worry about what strangers think of you when walking down the street? Are these thoughts and feelings causing you to avoid ...

Panic Away Review – Can it Really Help to Reduce Your Anxiety?

Panic Away Review – Can it Really Help to Reduce Your Anxiety?

Panic Away is a program for treating panic and general anxiety disorder developed by Barry McDonagh, an ex sufferer. In it he details the techniques that helped him to overcome his ...

How Mindfulness Meditation Can Reduce Social Anxiety Disorder

How Mindfulness Meditation Can Reduce Social Anxiety Disorder

Along with being more active and regular exercise, mindfulness meditation is highly recommended for overcoming social anxiety. Its popularity amongst psychotherapists has grown tre ...

How You Can Reduce Your Anxiety With Exercise

How You Can Reduce Your Anxiety With Exercise

[Photo courtesy of Ernst Moeksis] Ever heard the saying 'healthy body, healthy mind'? When it comes to anxiety treatment this saying has never been truer. Studies have shown that r ...

Do I Suffer from Social Anxiety or Am I Just Shy?

Do I Suffer from Social Anxiety or Am I Just Shy?

[Image courtesy of Vaqawi] If you were a shy child you're not alone. 4 in 5 people are estimated to have been shy as children, and half of those then continue feeling shy occasiona ...

Anger Management – How to Express Anger Healthily if You Suffer from Social Anxiety Disorder

Anger Management – How to Express Anger Healthily if You Suffer from Social Anxiety Disorder

[Image courtesy of e-magic] The world can be an unfair place at times, with people seemingly conspiring to make your life difficult. When people do something to annoy you 'losing i ...

How to Say ‘No’ for a Less Stressful or Anxious Life

How to Say ‘No’ for a Less Stressful or Anxious Life

Feeling that you have to say 'yes' to every request for help is a symptom of the 'disease to please'. Whilst doing favours for people is just part of everyday life, sometimes runni ...

Feeling Depressed? Stop Suffering in Silence and Talk About it With Someone

Following the recent suicide of the award winning comedian actor Robin Williams, UK rap star Professor Green recounted the events of how his own father took the same dark path as Williams. Professor Green's story is about his father’s death is heartbreaking but at the same time raises awareness on the need to start a wider discussion about depression and reaching out for help. The British rapper, whose real ...

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UK School Kids Given Lessons on How to Be Happy

You feel the way that you think, and now UK school children are being taught how to think more positively to help them cope with the stresses of teenage life. Initially, 1500 11-year olds from 22 schools are being given lessons on how to assess situations objectively, how to be assertive and many other skills that can help them cope better with emotionally difficult situations. If the scheme is a success th ...

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Does Facebook Make Social Anxiety Worse? Or Can it Help Reduce it?

For some people socializing, business meetings and dating is no big deal. They get through it in a breeze. Some even love and enjoy the challenge of the unknown, their self confidence gives them that sense of assurance that nothing could go wrong especially if you are going on your first date. But for some people who have social anxiety disorder, the thought of going to a crowded place to meet your date is ...

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What Causes Social Anxiety Disorder, Panic and Fear of Strangers?

If you suffer from social anxiety then the fear of what people think can sometimes be overwhelming. Simple activities like walking into a crowded room or sitting near a group of strangers can be enough to set off your alarm bells and cause you to panic. Because you're convinced people are judging you and talking about you. In the worst case scenario you might hear someone laugh, which of course you think is ...

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How Social Anxiety Can Affect You at Work and 4 Ways to Overcome it

When you have social anxiety disorder work can be stressful and it can affect your productivity. While this is all too familiar to sufferers, this was also the insight of Dr Lynn Bufka, a licensed psychologist, when sharing advice on treating social anxiety and stress related problems in the workplace. Her comment was in response to questions during the “Ask Me Anything” segment on Reddit about coping with ...

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How You Can Reduce Your Social Anxiety Disorder by Reducing Your Self-consciousness

Do you ever find it difficult to follow conversations? Does your mind go blank 'trying' to think of something to say? Or do you feel overcome by nervous whenever you enter or leave a room? If so then it's probably due to anxiety getting in the way. Social anxiety is rooted in the fear of what people think of you and causes you to worry about  everything you say and do. As a result, anxiety can cause you to ...

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How Deep Breathing Can Help Reduce Social Anxiety, Stress and Panic

Along with food and water, giving your body a supply of air is essential for maintaining your heath and well being. If you're not breathing properly then this can cause imbalances in your blood and affect the way your body behaves. Poor breathing can cause dizziness, shortness of breath and shaking, which are all too familiar symptoms if you suffer from anxiety or panic. The key is to learn how to breathe d ...

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Stuttering: A speech syndrome or is it a byproduct of Social Anxiety?

It's 4 in the morning I woke up really early and there's one thing that popped in my mind. Stuttering, I wonder why I stutter so much whenever I'm speaking or even reading a short story to my toddler. I got up and googled to find out if it has anything to do with my social anxiety. But why would I fear of speaking if I'm only with a kid who doesn't even know how to form a single sentence yet. I was shock on ...

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Social Anxiety Associated with Parkinsons disease

Social Phobia is recurrent in people diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. This is according to a recent study conducted at Erenkoy Research and Training Hospital for Neurologic and Psychiatric Disorders in Istanbul, Turkey. The study involved 80 patients diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease admitted to the Parkinson’s disease and Movement disorders Clinic. The result was that among the 80 patients 42.5% were d ...

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How Can I Do a Test for Social Anxiety Disorder?

Over the last few decades recognition of social anxiety disorder has grown rapidly. No longer is it seen as just a case of someone being over sensitive, too shy or introverted, but a recognised and diagnosable condition. But as with all anxiety disorders, it can be difficult to test for social phobia without clear guidance from a doctor or a psychiatrist. It’s not like having a fever, when you can just chec ...

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