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Corporate and family events can cause mixed feelings including social anxiety

Managing Social Anxiety With the Shift From Virtual to In-Person

Corporate and family events are back in full swing, which comes with mixed feelings. The isolation of social distancing has continued to induce social anxiety for some while enhancing those emotions for others. If you can relate, take time before a social event to think through exactly what parts of the upcoming experience make you anxious, then strategize and think about what factors you can control. Strategies to Calm Your Thoughts Before Social Events Social anxiety can hinder our ability to connect with others, leaving us feeling alone and unfulfilled. Fortunately, there are ways to overcome it and attain a…
Learn to Live Team
February 7, 2023
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Social Anxiety Spy For a Day: Data Collection

Physicist Richard Feynman once noted, “You can know the name of a bird in all the languages of the world, but when you're finished, you'll know absolutely nothing whatever about the bird... So let's look at the bird and see what it's doing—that's what counts. I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.”
Dr. Russ Morfitt
April 20, 2015
Seasonal Mental Health

Take Social Anxiety Off Your Thanksgiving Menu

Halloween has passed and the holiday season is in full swing. This week, thoughts turn to turkey, pumpkin pie, gratitude, football and the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade. For some, Thanksgiving is a welcome day of food, family, and relaxation. For people living with social anxiety, it may be anything but relaxing. Instead of dreaming about food and the game, they may be concerned about making it through the day because of all the possible social anxiety triggers:
Dr. Russ Morfitt
November 24, 2014