How Loneliness Can Literally Kill You (And What To Do About It)

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Do you consider yourself a lonely person? It could be having a major impact on your health. According to a recent study presented at the 125th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, over 42.6 million Americans over the age … Continue reading

Why Medication Should Be a Last Resort for Social Anxiety

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Are you thinking about taking medication to help your social anxiety? Before you do, you might want to take these words of caution. In a new study published in the journal Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, researchers looked into what is the … Continue reading

Radical Implosion: Why You Should Embarrass Yourself On Purpose

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Can embarrassing yourself on purpose be good for your social anxiety? “Radical implosion” is an extreme form of therapy that plays off of this idea. It’s a type of therapy where you put yourself in very intimidating situations so that … Continue reading

Do You Talk About Your Problems Too Much?

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We all need to express our feelings every now and then. And it’s good to have people who will just listen and be supportive of us when we are feeling down and in the dirt. However, there’s a point where … Continue reading

When Social Anxiety Makes You Hate the World

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At its most basic level, social anxiety is a fear of being around people and being negatively judged. However, sometimes this fear can become so strong that it turns into hate. When my social anxiety was at its worst, I … Continue reading