If you suffer with social anxiety you probably find it hard to be yourself and enjoy the company of people in social settings. Do you wonder how others appear so relaxed and make socializing look easy? Do events such as parties, meetings or an evening in the bar can trigger horrible symptoms of nervousness or fear? If this sounds familiar in any way read on & learn how to beat social anxiety.
Do you struggle in social settings? Find it hard to relax & just be yourself? When you look around you & see people chatting & enjoying each others company do you start to feel the dreaded symptoms? It does not have to be this way you can beat social anxiety, read on to find self help tips.
The first thing to remember is that you are not alone, many others share the debilitating effects of Social Anxiety. It is also important to be aware that you do not have to suffer, there are simple techniques that you can follow. It is just a matter of boosting your confidence & getting to grips with the fear that is causing these symptoms.
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Once you learn self help techniques you can take control of your feelings, beat Social Anxiety, join the others & start enjoying yourself once more. Make a start by trying to build self confidence, the more confident you are the easier social gatherings will become.
If I were a betting woman I would put money on it when in social situations you start to focus on the negatives of how you are feeling, what may go wrong etc.
Next time you are thinking people are staring at you just remind yourself that they are probably too busy thinking about their conversations to be concerned with you. The main reason for Social Anxiety is false information.
Just think of it this way & ask yourself
Do I make judgments about everyone I meet, stare at them or start analyzing what they are wearing?
Is your answer No?
Thought so, then why would they do it to you?
For things to change you need to start having positive thoughts & break the cycle. It is possible to change how you feel by …
Feeling comfortable in company is very much about self confidence. If you feel comfortable with yourself you will feel OK when others are around you. By learning to build your confidence, your ease in social settings will grow.
Source by Joanne Whyte