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What Is Scopophobia, What Causes It and How to Overcome It

By |2019-11-04T12:03:09+03:00November 4th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , |

If you are afraid of having your picture taken or being looked at by other people, you could have scopophobia. There are ways to find out. I remember being frightened right before speech class. I knew that everyone would be staring at me, and maybe some of them would be making fun of me too. [...]

5 Specific Phobias That Can Arise from Social Anxiety

By |2019-10-24T16:57:05+03:00October 24th, 2019|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

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 Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Specific Phobias Social [...]

3 Neglected Social Anxiety Causes That Could Explain Your Mental Issues

By |2019-09-05T17:51:12+03:00September 5th, 2019|Categories: Empath and HSP, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

Social anxiety is a common mental disorder in today’s world. According to estimates, around 7% of the US population were diagnosed in the past year while about 12% of American adults experience the symptoms at some point in their lives. What causes social anxiety? It is not totally clear what is hiding behind this mental [...]

Where the Fear of Public Speaking Comes from and 6 Techniques to Beat It

By |2019-08-18T12:10:13+03:00August 17th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , |

One of the worst anxieties to control is the fear of public speaking. There are ways to beat this fear, however, and be successful. I remember about a decade ago in college when I had to complete speech class. It was part of my prerequisites for my degree. Oh, I was terrified, and to make [...]

If You’re Getting Negative Vibes from Someone, Here Is What It May Mean

By |2019-08-22T16:05:20+03:00March 17th, 2019|Categories: Empath and HSP, Food for thought, Personality|Tags: , , , , , , |

We all have met a person who instantly gave us negative vibes. We may not have even realized the reason why – we just felt it. That tense, uncomfortable feeling that makes you want to think up an excuse and get out of there. If you are sensitive to the energies around you, you know [...]

7 Jobs for Social Anxiety Sufferers That Involve No or Little Social Interaction

By |2019-10-01T23:58:39+03:00October 31st, 2018|Categories: Introvert's World, Personality, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , , |

What jobs fit social anxiety sufferers most of all? Finding the right career may be difficult as social interaction as a key component to many job positions. We all want a career that suits us perfectly, whether we are a creative mind or an analytical one. When we have difficulty interacting with others, however, it [...]

How to Get Rid of Social Anxiety with These 7 Science-Backed Hacks

By |2019-09-30T19:54:26+03:00September 7th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Social anxiety is a particularly debilitating disorder that affects up to 13% of the population, so you can imagine how many people want to know how to get rid of it. Anyone that suffers from social anxiety knows the crippling fear they experience on a daily basis. Just trying to do the normal things the [...]

What Is the Spotlight Effect and How It Alters Your Perception of Other People

By |2019-10-13T23:50:36+03:00August 23rd, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , |

Even if you have never heard about the spotlight effect, it is likely that it influences your perception without you even realizing it. It is a term in psychology which describes our tendency to think that everyone notices the nuances of our behaviour, appearance, etc. What Causes the Spotlight Effect? 1. Egocentrism Egocentrism is a term [...]