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How to Make Eye Contact When You Have Social Anxiety

Tweet Do you ever have trouble making eye contact? Humans are social animals. We have a want and need to be with others.¬†And when that sense of connection is lacking or missing because of social anxiety, we feel bad. Social … Continue reading

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NLP Timeline Technique: 2 Minutes to Stop Anxiety Fast – LOVING this! :)

Tweet Yesterday at work we had an impromptu meeting and while I didn’t have a panic attack, I definitely could have. I had a level of agitation and social anxiety that was uncomfortable. So I just sat there all miserable … Continue reading

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Social Anxiety SUCKS! – my rant :(

Tweet Ok then, well my last post¬†about anxiety setbacks was obviously written just for little ol me. Maybe it was a foreshadowing of things to come because last night was absolutely fucking horrendous and bizarre beyond belief. I gotta spill … Continue reading

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2 Panic Attacks in 2 Days…

Tweet I’ve had 2 panic attacks in the last 2 days. Nothing gut-wrenching. Both happened at work. I didn’t fall to pieces afterwards. That is progress. But it’s bugging me. It did get me wondering what is going on with … Continue reading

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Classroom Anxiety: The Lecture Hall 20+ Years Later

Tweet My elder daughter is a high school senior and we have been making visits to colleges that she is interested in attending next year. Two weeks ago we visited my Alma mater, SUNY Binghamton, in upstate New York. I … Continue reading

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Afraid of People? Learning to Like Them Again is Easy

Tweet It’s not easy to say out loud, but for the good part of the last 3 decades I have been afraid of people. In my recovery, I am making a concerted effort to learn to love to be around … Continue reading

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Reader Question: The number one problem of having social anxiety for you?

Tweet Received from a reader via email: What would be the number one problem of having social anxiety for you? The number one problem for me was that until I reached my mid 30s, I never really believed in myself. … Continue reading

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How to Conquer Anxiety at a Funeral?

Tweet I received this via email today from a reader with funeral anxiety: I’m having a terrible day. Some very dear friends have lost their son in the most tragic way and my heart aches for them. This afternoon there … Continue reading

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