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

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

In Defense of Your Comfort Zone: Observing Your Sensitivity Threshold

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In self improvement literature, there is a lot of talk about “going outside of your comfort zone.” Your “comfort zone” is typically seen as playing it safe. It’s when you choose comfort, familiarity, and security rather than novelty, risk-taking, and … Continue reading

How Your “Imaginary Audience” Feeds Into Social Anxiety

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If you suffer from social anxiety then you know what it’s like to always feel like you’re being watched by others. Maybe you’re out shopping at the grocery store and you hear people laughing behind you. Then you begin to … Continue reading

This Small Change in Your Words Can Affect Your Mental State

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We all have “positive” and “negative” traits about ourselves – things we like about ourselves vs. things we don’t really like. Accepting both sides is important for being honest with ourselves. It’s important to be aware of both your strengths … Continue reading