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Social Anxiety Fail at Getting Better

Perfectionism: Why so Many People With Social Anxiety Fail At Getting Better

Have you ever come up with big plans for changing your behavior in the new year just to find yourself not following through within the first couple of weeks? Something important came up so you had to interrupt your gym routine and your roommate just came back from her trip to Switzerland with a mountain […]

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Social Anxiety and MetaCognition

Thoughts about thoughts: Social Anxiety And MetaCognition

“Try to pose for yourself this task: not to think of a polar bear, and you will see that cursed thing come to mind every minute.” Fyodor Dostoevsky, Winter Notes on Summer Impressions, 1863 Negative Thoughts and Psychological Disorder What if they notice my anxiety?  What if they reject me? I can’t give this presentation, […]

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Self Compassion as Antidote Against SAD - Social Anxiety Disorder

Self-Compassion as Antidote To Social Anxiety

“Self-love, my liege, is not so vile a sin, as self-neglecting.” William Shakespeare Want to Feel Good About Yourself? Be Above Average! Melissa is a 16-year-old high school student who gets good grades. Her parents are proud of her, and her teachers predict she will be able to study at her college of choice. Although […]

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Treatments for Social Anxiety Disorder

Internet-Delivered Treatments for SAD

You suffer from social anxiety and are craving professional help, but there is one paradox holding you back: your fear of doing so. Like most people with social anxiety disorder, you refrain from seeking help because you are afraid of the in person encounters with another human being. Admittedly, a stranger who might expect you […]

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