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Archive for the 'Social Anxiety' Category

How to Get Along with People

When making friends, understanding how emotional needs work is essential. It's unlikely we will meet all the needs of our friends and acquaintances, but meeting some of them effectively will make us feel valuable to them.

7 Techniques for Overcoming Social Phobia

"I'm okay in a work context or when things are a bit more formal and organized, because I know what to talk about. But as soon as it's kind of unregulated - you know, just mixing with other people - I go to pieces. It's like I need a well-defined focus or I panic!"

5 Nifty Tips to Stop Blushing

Robert had become stuck in a vicious cycle: he blushed when he was embarrassed, then became embarrassed because he was blushing! So he blushed some more. Recent research shows that the more we think we are blushing, the more we blush

Overcome Shyness in 5 Easy Steps

Her shyness was typical: Fear of meeting new people, lack of self confidence, self consciousness, and feeling by turns 'invisible' or all too visible. But she now reckons she has got rid of 95% of her shyness. I'd like to share with you some of the tips and techniques I used to help her.

How Social Anxiety Trapped Me in a Cupboard

I'm going to tell you something embarrassing. It will make a point though.

I love socializing now. But it wasn't always that way.

I was quite a shy child and from the ages of 12 to...