Social Anxiety Archives

A Holiday Season Guide for the Socially Anxious

By |2022-12-30T18:24:31+02:00December 30th, 2022|Categories: Adults, Alternative Therapy, Anxiety, CBT, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Everyday tips, Health, Mental Health, Panic attack, Personal development, Social Anxiety, Stress, Treatment, Wellness|

What is Social Anxiety? Social anxiety is more than nervousness around people. Most people feel a bit anxious in some social situations, such as at a job interview or on a first date. However, social anxiety is a diagnosable condition.  It is characterised by someone feeling an overwhelming fear of social situations or interacting [...]

Try These 3 Practices to Reduce Holiday Stress

By |2022-12-30T18:21:06+02:00December 30th, 2022|Categories: Adults, Everyday tips, Mental Health, Social Anxiety, Stress, Wellness|

The holidays can be a stressful time for many.  Whether that is from planning, coordinating care when establishments are closed, or feeling more isolated, know that your feelings are valid.  Feeling stressed can be an uncomfortable feeling, and can come with different symptoms, depending on the person.  In psychology, polyvagal theory can explain some [...]

Positive Strategies for Dealing with Family Drama During the Holiday Season

By |2022-12-19T22:29:39+02:00December 19th, 2022|Categories: Adults, Alternative Therapy, Anxiety, CBT, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Everyday tips, Kids, Mental Health, Parenting, Relationships, Social Anxiety, Stress, Wellness|

Dealing with Family Drama During the Holidays The holiday season often conjures up images of fun, good food, parties, gifts and quality time with people we’re close to. Maybe we think about sitting around a log fire sharing good conversations, jokes and anecdotes with those we love. But what happens if our family is [...]

Common Subtle Signs of Anxiety + Simple Coping Skills

By |2022-09-27T20:25:08+02:00September 27th, 2022|Categories: Anxiety, CBT, Everyday tips, Mental Health, Panic attack, Social Anxiety|

Written by Mayo Clinic What is Anxiety? Anxiety is a feeling of fear, dread, and uneasiness. This can be a normal reaction to stress. This natural reaction can help to boost energy and assist with ability to focus, however, for individuals who have anxiety disorders, this fear can be constant and overwhelming. An anxiety [...]

Is your Phone Causing Anxiety?

By |2022-06-02T17:51:32+02:00June 2nd, 2022|Categories: Anxiety, CBT, Everyday tips, Mental Health, Social Anxiety|

As of 2022, it is a rarity to find anyone without a cell phone. A great majority of people have ditched landlines, transferring themselves to full-time cell phone usage. Nearly five billion people use mobile phones throughout the globe, with three million of those accessing the Internet on a regular basisWritten by Physician One Urgent [...]

How to Utilize CBT for Social Anxiety

By |2022-09-02T13:44:45+02:00April 23rd, 2022|Categories: Adults, Anxiety, CBT, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mental Health, Panic attack, Personal development, Phobia, Social Anxiety|

We all have our moments where we find ourselves feeling anxious in social situations. Social anxiety may be brought on by the social situation, such as meeting a significant other's family for the first time. It also can be due to the people you find yourself surrounded with, such as new groups of individuals [...]

CBT for Relationship Anxiety

By |2022-09-19T15:43:27+02:00February 23rd, 2022|Categories: Adults, Anxiety, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mental Health, Relationships, Social Anxiety|

Defining Relationship Anxiety We, as humans, are thought to be social beings.  Most of us are reliant on having relationships with friends, family, and acquaintances. For those individuals who have an interest in dating, a romantic relationship become a major component for social interaction. Relationships can provide a sense of comfort, as well as, a [...]

Social Media’s Impact on Mental Health and How to Prevent a Negative Influence

By |2021-06-24T16:57:09+02:00June 9th, 2021|Categories: Adults, Anxiety, CBT, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Depression, Everyday tips, Mental Health, Social Anxiety, Wellness|

Living in a society that is so intertwined with social media, it can make it hard not to find ourselves comparing our appearances, careers, and lives in general to other people. Between Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, Online dating profiles, Youtube Channels, Tiktok, and the vast number of additional social media sites, there is an obscene [...]

How to Cope with Generalized Anxiety Disorder in a Relationship

By |2021-06-17T18:49:11+02:00May 28th, 2021|Categories: Adults, Anxiety, Everyday tips, Mental Health, Relationships, Social Anxiety, Stress|

Romantic relationships can be a wonderful part of life—a source of support, a companion to share time with, and someone who helps to encourage their partner through journeys and hardships. However, on the other hand, relationships can also be a stressor; depending on the state of the relationship. Many different factors can negatively impact the [...]

Best Coping Skills To Combat Anxiety

By |2021-05-28T16:56:49+02:00May 28th, 2021|Categories: Anxiety, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Everyday tips, Mental Health, Panic attack, Social Anxiety, Stress|

Anxiety is a normal response to stress, which involves a feeling of fear of what is to come. This is a natural reaction for one to experience, however, when this response becomes severe or constant, that is when it can turn into a disorder. Anxiety can be a helpful response by controlling impulsivity, regulating the [...]

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