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“In school, you’re taught a lesson and then given a test. In life, you’re given a test that teaches you a lesson.” – Tom Bodett  Don’t Punish Yourself for Failure Social failures resulting from leaving your social comfort zone can feel overwhelming. You approach a potential romantic interest, and then he/she abruptly declines you. Raise your hand to answer a question during a work meeting or in class – you give the… Read More

Social Anxiety

Patience is not simply the ability to wait – it’s how we behave while we’re waiting Joyce Meyer Never Be Impatient – Getting Over Social Anxiety Takes Time Don’t rush the process. Overcoming social anxiety is no small feat. It’s very tempting to believe that there is one answer to your social anxiety, a simple solution that can make your anxiety disappear forever. However, the journey to overcoming social anxiety can have you… Read More

Palmar Hyperhydrosis sweaty palms

Having sweaty palms can be embarrassing, especially when you need to shake somebody’s hand. Sometimes you can get away with a simple fist bump, but in a formal setting like a job interview, that’s probably not appropriate. When you are nervous, and your palms become sweaty you may wonder why your hands produce so much sweat in the first place. Sweating is your body’s natural way of cooling itself off. This is… Read More

“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

Having a panic attack feels like you’re on fire, making you feel like you’d want to stop drop and roll. A sudden panic attack is difficult to deal with, especially on your own. People with anxiety disorders(e.g. Generalized anxiety disorder, social anxiety, agoraphobia), are more susceptible to experiencing panic attacks.  Symptoms of a panic attack Recognizing the symptoms of a panic attack before they begin helps combat your anxiety. Realizing when you’re… Read More

Marcus Timmons also is known as ‘Big Herc’ is an ex-convict from Sacramento California turned serial entrepreneur. He was a straight-A student and talented athlete before he spiraled into the so-called gang life. He was raised in poverty by a mother that birthed him at the young age of 14. By the time he was 15, he started selling crack rock. He claimed to make $200-300 dollars per day, $4200 per week… Read More

Eckhart Tolle’s Path to Overcoming Anxiety Eckhart Tolle is a spiritual teacher, and. At the young age of 29, a sudden transformation suddenly changes the trajectory of his life. A few years later he worked as a spiritual teacher and counselor to smaller groups in London Ontario.  Eckhart Tolle combines his knowledge of religious teachings: Bible, Hinduism, and Buddhism, with his in-depth knowledge of anxiety, fear, and psychology. Helping students break free… Read More

Backstory on Shawn Ryan’s Battle with Mental Health Shawn Ryan is a former US veteran. He’s spent 14 years of combat service for the US Navy Seals and the CIA. Who would’ve thought someone who has battled with terrorists around the world, would struggle with overcoming social anxiety? I say this ironically since records show 11-20% of veterans from Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom suffer some form of PTSD within a given… Read More

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

*This post may contain affiliate links* Since this blog is about overcoming mental health issues, like social anxiety, depression, procrastination. Working from home seems like a great alternative to the simple nine to five for many readers Today I have included the top paid surveys in Canada and America. Hint many of these work in the US and Europe as well. 1.) Survey Savvy Survey Savvy asks clients to do traditional survey… Read More