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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

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

Figuring out you have anxiety is a rather complicated process. Mental illnesses are still taboo in even the most progressive countries. Anxiety disorders are rarely spoken about in a public setting. This results in many people with anxiety going undiagnosed until much later in life, or sometimes never getting a diagnosis at all. Unfortunately, It is common for people to struggle with their anxiety disorders on a daily basis, yet simply believe… Read More

Stuttering is a common speech disorder that is often associated with anxiety. According to the Stuttering Foundation, 70 million people worldwide stutter when they speak. Stuttering can make it more difficult to handle social situations, especially for those speaking publicly with social anxiety. This article will explain the causes, symptoms, and available treatments of stuttering. Stuttering occurs in children and adults but is more common in children. In this moment and time,… Read More

Johann Hari is an award-winning political journalist, he has also written for big-name publications like the Huffington Post and The independent. He’s well known for his book Chasing the Scream: The Search for the Truth About Addiction, the main theme of the book is about addiction: The opposite of addiction isn’t sobriety, but personal connections with other people. He also gave a unique TED Talk on addiction that went viral. Despite this… Read More

Ralph Smart is a life coach and founder of the YouTube series Infinite Waters (Diving Deep). He’s worked as a counselor, life coach, VFX artist and more. He also wrote a self-help book called Feel Alive. There’s a lot of positive energy in each of his YouTube videos, and they leave viewers feeling much more confident about themselves and dealing with life’s mental obstacles. 1.) Live up to your Own Standards |… 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

“I think some people have the burden of intelligence” Joe Rogan is a UFC commentator, comedian, podcaster and holds a bunch of other successful titles that come with being a celebrity. Portraying intelligence as a burden seems counter-intuitive. Generally, everybody wants to consider themselves intelligent in some form. One might ponder, what’s so bad about intelligence? Why wouldn’t I feel better about getting a higher score on my SAT? Yet there is… Read More