5 Specific Phobias That Can Arise from Social Anxiety

Anxiety is crippling. It can suck up all your joy and confidence and leave you feeling overwhelmed and exhausted. Anxiety disorders breed specific phobias, and specific phobias breed anxiety. There are a few main types of anxiety, these are: Panic Disorder Agoraphobia Generalized Anxiety Disorder Social Anxiety Disorder Post-Traumatic-Stress Disorder…

How to Overcome Fears and Phobias with These 10 Science-Backed Strategies

Everyone is afraid of something, but it can be particularly difficult to overcome irrational fears and phobias. Fear is a natural response that protects us from danger as well as other threatening circumstances we can encounter in our lives. However, sometimes this natural reaction goes a bit crazy and this…

New Phobia Treatment Revealed by a Study Could Make It Easier to Beat Your Fears

Having suffered from a phobia for most of my life, I’m always on the lookout for a new phobia treatment. The problem is, most treatments take time and prolonged exposure to the subject of the phobia. As a consequence, it’s much easier to walk away from this kind of treatment…

10 Weird Phobias You Probably Did Not Know Existed

You have probably heard about social phobia or agoraphobia, but there are some phobias that are so uncommon and weird that you probably didn’t even know existed. Past experiences can have a profound influence on our reaction to the environment. But when traumatic events occur, phobias are usually a result,…