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Start overcoming social anxiety with these handy tips

Social anxiety and shyness are not the same thing.  Shyness is being uncomfortable at first in new situations, but you have the ability to warm up and be okay with that.  Social anxiety is no fun. Just thinking about having to talk to or meet new people can trigger a fight or flight response when you have social anxiety.  It’s the fight or flight response that creates that feeling in your chest when your heart is racing and you can’t quite catch your breath.  Maybe your stomach hurts or you get sweaty.   Continue reading Start overcoming social anxiety with these handy tips

How to handle stress with self-hypnosis

meditation made easyHow many times when you’ve been stressed has someone told you to ‘just calm down’ or ‘be more positive’?  Anyone who follows me on Twitter or Instagram knows I love my inspirational quotes, but when you are truly feeling stressed out, it’s important to recognize it and take action.

Stress has a way of clouding your brain.  When you relax, it becomes easier to think more clearly, which can lead to better decision making. The more relaxed you feel, the more normalized other physical processes like sleep and digestion become.  Reducing stress can even increase your libido! Continue reading How to handle stress with self-hypnosis