Overcoming Social Anxiety and Shyness
This easy-to-use guide, full of rea ...more
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It is in fact a form of anxiety disorder, meaning: a feeling of distress that is out of proportions considering the actual situation we are in. Each individual is sensitive to ...more
This book is part of a series - although a completely freestanding book - that apparently some Doctor's practises in the UK are providing / or recommending (view spoiler)[ I'm not sure which, ...more
It's weird, because I've never been able to speak about this. Mainly due to the fact that I never knew I had social anxiety till the end of last year. And due to my sessions, I've seen such a vast improvement within myself.
All to say that, if you're struggling with your mental health, it is okay and that the best thing y ...more
This book really brought me back to learning how to behave outside. This was after my trauma in Peru, back on January, 1987. I'd been comatose for 3 weeks, so it was urgent that my dad and I return to San Francisco to get me some real help at UCSF. Fast-forward to 2012, when I was diagnosed with AD/HD at Kaiser... 🏥
I was very shy my freshman year of high school. Of course, I'd answer back if someone asked me a question that led to c
Lots of useful information in this book to help explain the hazards, and ways to prevent, living in a personal world ruled by anxiety. I'd give it 5 stars if it came with a therapist who'd followup with you to make sure you write in your journal regularly like you're supposed to. :-) ...more
- Learn to recognize your patterns of anxiety (when it happens, how it manifests etc.) and set your expectations accordingly (e.g. "My public speech will not be perfect");
- Understand and w ...more
But still! Fairly solid advice, based on CBT, which I knew the gist of but it was nice to have worked through examples that were applicable to me. I found a lot of the exercises ...more
Finding an ebook version took some work. Amazon seems to ...more
I have read the Overcoming Depression, and this one from the Overcoming series. I wish to pick up the ‘Overcoming Body Dysmorphic Disorder or Body Image Problems’
Totally competent, sc ...more
This book is split into two parts: the root causes of social anxiety — what perpetuates it. You can skip over this part if you want to, but it isn't recommended. It's quite long, but worth it!
The next is how to combat it. The book provides advice, worksheets, and examples.
I found this guide helpful. It allowed me to recognise ...more