A large part of nearly everyone’s life is, or should be, about interacting with others. Unfortunately, for a growing number of us, that type of social interaction is the cause of great anxiety and extreme self-consciousness.
Over five and a half million Americans alone suffer from this phobia, which is most commonly referred to as Social Anxiety disorder and these numbers are matched throughout the Western world.
Many experts say this is the world’s third most prevalent mental health issue. The effects of which can be absolutely crippling.
There’s a pretty wide range of thought on the root causes of Social Anxiety disorder. Something that’s blindingly apparent is that where society is today and the direction it’s continuing to move in aggravates this affliction more and more.
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This makes taking it very seriously and learning how we can cure it all the more important. If you or a loved one suffer from Social Anxiety disorder you’ve come to the right place!
Our guide here will do our best to provide a deep look at all the most important areas surrounding Social Anxiety disorder, and perhaps even more importantly break down easily actionable steps that can be taken to regain a dynamic quality of life.
These tips have been learned the hard way and are backed up by real life experience in addition to good solid science.
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A fulfilling and happy life free of social anxiety is an achievable goal for all of us. Knowledge is power and once we understand the root causes of Social Anxiety disorder we are well on our way to being able to overcome them.
Or at the very least mitigate their effects. Realistically we may not be able to exert much influence to change the way society operates.
Things like “normalcy bias”, where society pressures its members to be in constant competition to keep up with other people’s achievements is likely here to stay.