“Today I escaped anxiety. Or no, I discarded it, because it was within me, in my own perceptions—not outside.” —Marcus Aurelius. Social anxiety disorder or severe shyness can be overcome with exposure therapy. This means placing yourself in performance and social situations. People with social anxiety, will fear/ dread these situations and/or completely avoid them. Avoidance isn’t an effective strategy in reducing anxiety in the long-term. Exposure training is usually done with… Read More
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The Truth Behind Social Anxiety Disorder Virtually everybody has experienced some symptoms of a social anxiety disorder (SAD) before. It is normal to feel nervous before a job interview — Or embarrassed because you made an offensive joke at your work party, causing everyone to glare at you judgingly — even though the joke sounded way funnier in your head. This article is for people that suspect themselves or a friend of… Read More
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Your boss walks in the room and asks you to do a work-related task that you’ve never done before. Your heart races faster than a Ferrari with no brakes, your palms are sweatier than Eminem’s during his first live performance(song-reference). Then when it comes time to perform you end up falling far below your potential performance because you allowed let self-doubt consume you. This doesn’t always have to be the case in… Read More
Introduction to Ted Talk Impostor Syndrome Impostor syndrome, AKA ‘imposter phenomenon’. A word used to define people. Who struggle with the feeling of being incapable, despite proof of their success. That’s why I’ve ranked the Top 5 Ted Talks on Fighting Impostor Syndrome. For viewers looking for inspiration, or who are just curious. Curious on whether you could be suffering from Impostor syndrome? Check out the 5 signs of Impostor syndrome here. So,… Read More
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