How to Overcome Your Social Anxiety
When searching for methods to overcome your social anxiety, many websites will suggest that you talk to a professional. I agree, but I didn't write this article just to redirect you. While cognitive-behavioral therapy has been markedly successful, there are still many things you can do to relieve your fears without having to pay for therapy.
In the past, my experience with social anxiety was serious. It got so bad that I would run and hide whenever someone, who wasn't my best friend, tried to interact with me. Eventually, I worked to overcome many of these fears.
How to Defeat Your Social Anxiety
- Try to identify the cause
- Work with the cause
- Strengthen your focus
- Don't worry about being perfect
- Synchronize your mind with your actions
- Work on appearing confident
- Become fully aware of your senses
- Pay attention to who you call your friends
Becoming self-confident was a long journey, but I was successful. Below you will find a detailed list that explores each step I used to overcome my social anxiety.