Do you feel uneasy when surrounded by people? Do you feel nervous while speaking? Do you find it difficult to speak in public or make friends? This is the post for you. Here is our step-wise guidance on "𝙃𝙤𝙬 𝙩𝙤 𝙊𝙫𝙚𝙧𝙘𝙤𝙢𝙚 𝙎𝙤𝙘𝙞𝙖𝙡 𝘼𝙣𝙭𝙞𝙚𝙩𝙮"
🌈Overcoming social anxiety/phobia is a gradual process that involves 𝐥𝐞𝐚𝐫𝐧𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐭𝐨 𝐦𝐚𝐧𝐚𝐠𝐞 𝐲𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐭𝐡𝐨𝐮𝐠𝐡𝐭𝐬 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐟𝐞𝐞𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐠𝐬 in social situations. The BEST method to overcome this is 𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐬𝐜𝐢𝐨𝐮𝐬𝐥𝐲 𝐩𝐫𝐚𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐬𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐡𝐚𝐯𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐬𝐦𝐚𝐥𝐥 𝐭𝐚𝐥𝐤𝐬 with known people. Practise this with "𝚊𝚠𝚊𝚛𝚎𝚗𝚎𝚜𝚜" and keep trying to continue the conversation and actually 𝕗𝕖𝕖𝕝𝕚𝕟𝕘 𝕒 𝕔𝕠𝕟𝕟𝕖𝕔𝕥𝕚𝕠𝕟 with other people. When you feel a "connection" you will gradually feel more confident.
🍎𝐒𝐭𝐚𝐫𝐭 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐬𝐦𝐚𝐥𝐥 𝐭𝐚𝐥𝐤𝐬 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐤𝐧𝐨𝐰𝐧 𝐩𝐞𝐨𝐩𝐥𝐞 (𝐟𝐚𝐦𝐢𝐥𝐲 𝐨𝐫 𝐟𝐫𝐢𝐞𝐧𝐝𝐬) and then as you feel more 𝚌𝚘𝚗𝚏𝚒𝚍𝚎𝚗𝚝, engage with a class or group of people you may be in touch. It could also be a phone conversation to begin with. What matters is that you 𝐟𝐞𝐞𝐥 𝐚 𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐧𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 with other people.
Please follow the below written 8 suggestions that can help you overcome social phobia and make life better.
Recognize and understand your social anxiety. Pay attention to the situations and triggers that make you anxious. Knowing (acknowledging) is the first step of "self-tranformation"
𝗡𝗲𝗴𝗮𝘁𝗶𝘃𝗲 𝘁𝗼 𝗣𝗼𝘀𝗶𝘁𝗶𝘃𝗲
Identify and Challenge every negative or irrational thought related to social situations. Replace it with more realistic and POSITIVE one.
𝗣𝗿𝗮𝗰𝘁𝗶𝗰𝗲 𝗥𝗲𝗹𝗮𝘅𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗧𝗲𝗰𝗵𝗻𝗶𝗾𝘂𝗲𝘀
Learn relaxation techniques such as 𝐝𝐞𝐞𝐩 𝐛𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐨𝐫 𝐦𝐢𝐧𝐝𝐟𝐮𝐥𝐧𝐞𝐬𝐬 𝐦𝐞𝐝𝐢𝐭𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 to manage anxiety when it arises. Listen to 𝚖𝚎𝚍𝚒𝚝𝚊𝚝𝚒𝚘𝚗 𝚖𝚞𝚜𝚒𝚌 or a 𝘨𝘶𝘪𝘥𝘦𝘥 𝘤𝘰𝘮𝘮𝘦𝘯𝘵𝘢𝘳𝘺 for easier and better experience.