Common triggers meeting new people, being called out at work, going on a date, going to a party.
He distinguishes the difference between generalized anxiety and social anxiety. He lists all the symptoms of social anxiety. Do you avoid going to social activities, be a wall flower, or drink prior to going.
Tip #1: Challenge your own negative thoughts, don't just accept them as the truth.
Tip #2: Learn to control your breathing. Short breaths cause you to feel more anxious. Learn relaxation techniques.
Tip #3: Face your fear. Be willing to be uncomfortable
Tip #4: Talk to a therapist or mental health counselor. Seek professional help for social anxiety treatments.
Tip #5: Medications for anxiety to take the edge off.
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