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Upcoming Talk on College Life and Social Anxiety

February 7, 2014 10:50 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

  What do you really want out of life and what is getting in the way? I’ve been invited to speak at Normandale College in the Twin Cities to address the ways that social anxiety problems can interfere with finding success in reaching one’s life goals. Starting college is one of those life transitions where areas of vulnerability appear. Students... View Article

Setting an Effective New Year’s Resolution & Proper End-of-Year Self-Evaluation

December 27, 2013 3:57 pm Published by 1 Comment

  New Years resolutions can be beneficial for people looking to improve their lives in 2014, but an effective New Year’s resolution requires more consideration than we often intentionally dedicate to the task. In order to choose a New Year’s resolution that is realistic and achievable, I recommend starting with a good end-of-year self-evaluation.   As we’ve seen before, An end-of-year... View Article

Anxiety, Social Anxiety & the End-of-Year Review

December 16, 2013 8:49 am Published by 1 Comment

  Is it healthy for people who suffer from Anxiety and Social Anxiety to participate in the end-of-year reminiscing that is so popular in our society? Every holiday season, it seems, is filled with “Year-in-review” commentaries highlighting the previous twelve months. We have reviews of news items, politics, fashion, hairdos, movies, photos, games, TV shows, meals, and pretty much any... View Article