Is Your Social Anxiety Keeping You Unemployed?

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One of the most difficult challenges for people who have social anxiety is finding employment or getting a job that they like. For many, just the idea of going to work and meeting with a boss becomes a nightmare and … 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

How a Kindness Mindset Helps You Overcome Social Anxiety

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Need a good reason to socialize more? Try approaching people with a “kindness mindset.” Often people with social anxiety fear interacting with people because they feel they aren’t worthy of attention or respect. They think to themselves, “Why would anyone … 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

The Logic Behind Social Anxiety: How Belief Patterns Become Self-Fulfilling

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One common theory about social anxiety is that it’s influenced by negative belief patterns, especially the belief that you are “unlikable” or “inferior” person. In a new study, psychologists investigated whether those with social anxiety disorder hold these negative beliefs … Continue reading