My Experience of Social Anxiety Group #6

I arrived relaxed to the meeting resolute to give my “presentation” via pictures/drawings as quickly as possible. This would afford me the opportunity to decide my own faith - control of my own “destiny” - in relation to the schedule…

My Experience of Social Anxiety group # 4/5

Well your wishes seem to have worked!!! I went to the last meeting, probably as calm as I did the first meeting. I think I am becoming more relaxed with the others in the group. I am beginning to finally, in an unconscious way, to feel comfortable…

Some thoughts on Social anxiety and some things I'm learning along the way #4

Following on from Blog #3 Of course its horrible encountering those sorts of people and situations, but I think I really have to weigh that up against what avoidance does to my life. It's not as horrible as waking up and realizing that you…

My Experience of Social Anxiety Group #3

Day 3 On leaving the meeting last week I believed I would not have any apprehension in going to this week’s meeting. However, to my surprise [I guess I was being too optimistic], I found it more difficult. On further reflection I can only…

Thinking Out Loud (About Social Anxiety) Post #3

Things to Think about if you are struggling with Social Anxiety  Here are a few points that stuck with me from the Mater Social Anxiety group and from what others have brought up in the follow-up group. They helped me a lot in bringing my…