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10 Tips on Overcoming Depression
Here are ten tips on overcoming depression. Let us know which ones work best for you, or if you have[...]
11 rules for coping with panic attacks
If possible, work with an anxiety coach or counselor to practice using these new thought patterns. Fear doesn't last long -[...]
5 Test Anxiety Strategies for Elementary Students
Your child has a test coming up and they feel sick. They may have a stomach ache, a headache, rapid[...]
5 tips for test anxiety that can boost your grades
Are you feeling anxious about an upcoming test? Are you looking for tips for test anxiety? Here are five tips[...]
9 social anxiety risk factors: This is what keeps your social anxiety alive
→ Previous: Causes→ Next: SymptomsThere are 9 factors that maintain and exacerbate your social anxiety despite repeated exposure to social[...]
Agoraphobia or Panic: Self-Help
People who know what they're talking about.David Barlow and Michelle Craske are renowned experts in Agoraphobia and Panic. They developed a proven[...]
Agoraphobia Test
Do you have agoraphobia? Find out with this agoraphobia test. This test was developed by experts in the field of[...]
Anxiety App: MoodKit
The fact is, thoughts and activities change your mood. When you change your thoughts and activities, your mood changes. MoodKit[...]
Anxiety chat: Best free places to chat online
This article was updated and revamped May 30, 2022.It was originally created September 28, 2017. What are some of the[...]
Anxiety disorder statistics
The most accurate anxiety disorder statisticsThe World Health Organization (WHO), Harvard University, University of Michigan, and country-based researchers worldwide are in the process[...]
Anxiety Help: Problem Thoughts
If I get anxious—I’m a loser If I blush—I failed If I [insert other anxiety symptoms]—I failed If I act[...]
Anxiety Help: Where To Find It [Part 1]
This is the first article in a two-part series on how to find help for anxiety. In part 1, we[...]
Anxiety Quotes
Men are disturbed not by events, but by the views which they take of them.Epictetus ~2,000 years agoI believe that[...]
Anxiety service dog: How to find a reputable trainer
Are you looking for an anxiety service dog? And a reputable trainer? This article will show you how to find he[...]
Anxiety symptoms explained: Recommended books and resources
See anxiety symptoms explained in this course and books.RedditQuestionDo you have a really good readings on anxiety symptoms? I live[...]
Benefits of group therapy: Social anxiety and fear of public speaking
What are the benefits of group therapy? First, group therapy lets you develop skills and builds your confidence. Second, group[...]
Best Anxiety Treatment Centers
These are reputable anxiety treatment centers in the US. They're run by internationally renowned doctors and researchers in the field[...]
Best Books for Anxiety
What are the best books for anxiety?There are many good books which can help you manage stress and anxiety and[...]
Best Social Anxiety Test
If you're looking for the best (and most used) social anxiety test, you're in the right place. The best tests[...]
Books for children with anxiety or depression – part 2
Dr. Susan Corapi, a specialist in children's literature, recently asked me to comment on several books for children with anxiety and depression.[...]
Books for children with anxiety or depression – Part 1
Dr. Susan Corapi, a specialist in children's literature, recently asked me to comment on several books for children with anxiety and depression.[...]
Can you get rid of fear?
Success TipYou can never eradicate all fear from your life. But you can learn to manage it.
Challenge your self-talk
RedditQuestion I'd say I'm a fairly confident guy, but public speaking just kills it for me. I'm gonna try and[...]
Comfort Zone
Success in life comes from stepping out of your comfort zone in key moments.Anxiety programs can help you do this[...]
Confidence exercises: Get your daily kick!
To boost your confidence, try the Kick app. After downloading the app, you'll see a "Kick of the Day." A[...]
Curing teen social anxiety: The Mayo Clinic treatment
The Wall Street Journal published a great article about Georgiann, a teenager who overcame her social anxiety at the Mayo Clinic[...]
Does improvement in public speaking cure social anxiety?
RedditQuestion How well does an improvement in public speaking transfer over to normal conversation scenarios such as meeting people? (Something[...]
Eleanor Roosevelt: How To Conquer Fear
Quotes to help with anxiety I believe that anyone can conquer fear by doing the things he fears to do,[...]
Generalized anxiety disorder test
Do you have generalized anxiety disorder? Take the Generalized Anxiety Disorder 7 Item Scale to find out. This is a test[...]
Generalized Anxiety Disorder: Self-Help
People who know what they're talking about.Michelle Craske and David Barlow are renowned experts in Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD). They developed[...]
Glossophobia or Fear of Public Speaking: Do Nerves Fade Over Time?
RedditQuestion I do public speaking every so often and despite how often I do, I still get very very nervous.[...]
Go from “socially awkward” to “life of the party”
RedditQuestion Just a curious question. Is there a name or pursuit of the type of person who is incredibly socially[...]
Great public speakers: TED Talks
RedditQuestion Hi. A real fan of public speaking here. Whether it be Politics, a lead singer in concert, a civil[...]
Gut health and anxiety: From “aha” to “that’s a scam”…I’ll share everything as I dig for answers (part 1)
Here's my storyA year ago I developed arthritis in my thumbs. I was devastated to lose my ability to open[...]
How Scott Stossel Survived Anxiety
If you have public speaking anxiety or other phobias you'll be interested how Scott Stossel survived. He is the Editor of The[...]
How to improve one-on-one skills?
RedditQuestion Hi Cheryl. I've did policy debate and forensics in high school, and have continued to do improv in college[...]
How To Manage Anxiety Attacks
How do you manage anxiety attacks? These steps were developed by Dr. Manuel Zane in his Six Points of Contextual Therapy For Phobia.[...]
How to manage your anxiety during the Coronavirus crisis
Need help?Know someone who does?Contact the Disaster Distress HelplineCall 1-800-985-5990Contact the National Domestic Violence HotlineCall 1-800-799-7233 and TTY 1-800-787-3224Millions of people[...]
How to Overcome Anxiety: Using Gradual Exposure [Free Workbook]
The Wall Street Journal published a great article about Georgiann, a teenager who overcame her social anxiety through exposure and[...]
How to overcome social anxiety
This is a multi-part series explaining how to overcome social anxiety.→ This is the first article in the series→ Next:[...]
How to practice public speaking at home
Here are 6 ways to practice public speaking at home: 1. SpeakMeister SpeakMeister is an online educational program that teaches[...]
Is anxiety situational?
Is anxiety situational? Yes, anxiety can be highly situational! Watch the video to see why!Why do some people fear one-on-one[...]
Is there a correlation between introversion and glossophobia?
RedditQuestion I'm curious as to what the correlation (if any) between introverted personalities and public speaking? For my part, I'm[...]
It is our gift to others to heal ourselves
When we are in pain, we become self-centered and myopic. When we heal, we become more empathetic, self-less and sympathetic[...]
Jobs for People with Anxiety
There's no doubt, anxiety can mess up your career. So where can you find jobs for people with anxiety?If you[...]
Key personality traits for social success
RedditQuestion What are some key personality traits you would recommend most people to try and develop for social success? Also,[...]
Learn mindfulness techniques for anxiety
As a manager and executive in high-pressure jobs, I've had to learn to cultivate calm and well-being. And by "cultivate"[...]
List of positive affirmations
Create your own list of positive affirmations by selecting from the affirmations below. Pick around 30 of your favorite affirmations and read[...]
Medication for social anxiety: Medication vs. CBT
→ Previous: Social anxiety treatment options→ This is the last article in the seriesHere's how I think about medications vs.[...]
New self-talk for stutterers: People are inspired by grit
RedditQuestion I stammer, and was wondering if you'd encountered any public speakers and how they've dealt/managed it while still being[...]
Online Anxiety Help – From the Comfort of Your Home
If you’re looking for online anxiety help, these are some of the best options. You can talk using text, chat, email,[...]
Other Side of Fear
Everything you have ever wanted, is sitting on the other side of fear. George Addair ​ ​ __CONFIG_tve_leads_additional_fields_filters__{"group_id":null,"form_type_id":null,"variation_id":null}__CONFIG_tve_leads_additional_fields_filters__ SUBSCRIBE TO[...]
Panic Attack | Panic Disorder
Panic DisorderThe essential feature of panic disorder is the presence of recurrent panic attacks followed by at least one month[...]
Panic Attack Symptoms
This panic attack symptoms checklist was developed by the American Psychiatric Association (APA). See the APA's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental[...]
Panic Disorder and Agoraphobia
Treatment for panic disorder and agoraphobiaOur experience has shown that many people with panic disorder and agoraphobia experience a great[...]
 A phobia is a marked and persistent fear of a specific object or situation. Facing the phobic object or situation[...]
Presentation anxiety tips
RedditQuestion I'm currently a student and my program requires a lot of presentations. I hate them and they always make[...]
Propranolol for anxiety
RedditQuestion Have you heard of the drug Propranolol and its possibility of use to control anxiety for public speaking? I'm[...]
Public speaking anxiety test
Take a public speaking anxiety test to learn if you have low, medium or high public speaking fear.  A phobia is[...]
Recognition in the workplace: Does everyone want a big to do?
There's a common myth floating around that everyone wants public recognition. Throughout my work in a variety of organizations, that[...]
Relationships and anxiety disorders: communication tips
You've probably noticed that not only does your anxiety interfere with your life, but it affects everyone around you:You get[...]
Relationships: listening skills
RedditQuestion I can argue with anyone in the world except my wife. It's almost like I have selected mutism when[...]
Relationships: What to tell friends and family about your anxiety? [draft letter]
Dear friend:There is something about me that I would like to share with you. I have a phobia and I'm[...]
Selective Mutism
The essential feature of selective mutism is the persistent failure to speak in specific social situations where speaking is expected,[...]
Self hypnosis for stress and anxiety relief
What is self hypnosis for stress and anxiety relief?Self hypnosis for stress and anxiety relief is where you drift into a[...]
Separation Anxiety
The essential feature of separation anxiety disorder is developmentally inappropriate and excessive anxiety concerning separation from the home or from[...]
Separation anxiety in dogs: 7 tips
Separation anxiety in dogs can be exasperating! You just don't know what to do.Is it hard for your dog to[...]
Severe social anxiety symptoms vs. normal symptoms: Can I get rid of anxiety completely?
→ Previous: Why is my body doing this?→ Next: How can I reduce my fear?Think of social anxiety on a[...]
Six thoughts that increase anxiety: Changing your self-talk
RedditQuestion What are some of the most common "thought patterns" that cause anxiety and nervousness? Here are some of the[...]
Social anxiety disorder treatment: Practice new self-talk
→ Previous: Severe vs. normal symptoms→ Next: How can I desensitize?Overcoming social anxiety boils down to three things. 1. You gotta[...]
Social Anxiety Disorder: Self-Help
People who know what they're talking aboutRichard Heimberg, Debra Hope, and Cynthia Turk are renowned experts in Social Anxiety Disorder (SAD). They developed[...]
Social anxiety medication & public speaking anxiety medication
​This is not medical advice - talk to a psychiatristI am not a psychiatrist or a medical doctor. This is[...]
Social anxiety statistics
RedditQuestion what percentage of people would you say suffer from anxiety while public speaking? and where does this anxiety come[...]
Social anxiety symptom: laughing
RedditQuestion Any time I've had to public speak ( i.e. a 5th grade play, a public speaking class in college,[...]
Social anxiety symptoms
→ Previous: 9 factors→ Next: Why is my body doing this?Every individual is unique and may have different symptoms (or[...]
Social anxiety treatment: Options
→ Previous: How can I desensitize?→ Next: Medications vs. CBTAnxiety management techniques vs. a treatment programIf you have social anxiety,[...]
Social anxiety treatment: Six exercises to increase your tolerance of scrutiny
RedditQuestionI can play music in front of around 1800 people and have no problem at all. But talk in front[...]
Social anxiety? Don’t sing happy birthday to me!
RedditQuestion I do improv and stand up comedy. I have no problem getting onstage and revealing intimate details about myself[...]
Social skills: tips when the room goes silent
RedditQuestion What to do when you are not actually public speaking and suddenly most people/everyone in the room stops and[...]
Stage Fright: How To Overcome It
RedditQuestion Hello Cheryl! When I was younger, up until about the time I was 18 or so, I was terrified[...]
Symptoms of social anxiety: Why is my body doing this?
→ Previous: Symptoms list→ Next: Severe vs. normal symptoms​Question"Why is it when I'm in a new situation my body reacts[...]
Test Anxiety Strategies for College Students
Freedom in college feels good right? Well, not when you have finals coming up! Here are some test anxiety strategies[...]
Therapist vs Psychologist vs Psychiatrist: Anxiety Help [Part 2]
If you missed Part 1 of this article, go to: Anxiety Help - Part 1What's the difference between a therapist vs[...]
Tips for presentations
RedditQuestion Do you have any advice for giving presentations/ pitching? Wow, that's a really broad topic and there is so[...]
Tips For Success
Quotes to help with anxietyIf you want something you've never had, then you've got to do something you've never done.You[...]
Treatment for social anxiety: Desensitization and Habituation
→ Previous: How can I reduce my fear?→ Next: Treatment optionsWhen you have social anxiety, the primitive fear center in[...]
Types of Panic Attacks and How to Treat Them
There are two types of panic attacks: (1) unexpected panic attacks, and (2) expected panic attacks. These are the differences[...]
VR training: Using virtual reality to overcome anxiety
This article was updated December 17, 2022. The Virtual Speech app developer confirmed that the app is still free. There[...]
webinar presenter: anxiety tips
RedditQuestion Do you have any tips for managing anxiety about public speaking where the audience cannot speak back - for[...]
What causes panic attacks? What causes phobias?
This is the story of Patricia and how she developed panic attacks and phobia.Flip through the presentation slides to learn about what[...]
What causes social anxiety?
→ Previous: Overview→ Next: 9 FactorsSocial anxiety is typically caused by a combination of predisposing factors + a life stressor.Some[...]
What does anxiety mean? Defining anxiety [free course]
Anxiety DefinitionWhat does anxiety mean? The easiest way to think about it: Emotion happens in the body. Anxiety is a bodily[...]
What is Agoraphobia?
Agoraphobia is an extreme fear of being in public places or open spaces from which escape may be difficult or[...]
What is Exposure Therapy? Hint: It Works Like a Vaccine
What is exposure therapy? It's based on the Law of Habituation that says: The more you do something, the less[...]
What is Generalized Anxiety Disorder?
The essential feature of generalized anxiety disorder is excessive anxiety and worry occurring more days than not for a period[...]
What is Social Anxiety?
What is social anxiety? Social anxiety is a condition where you become very anxious when you feel scrutinized by others in[...]
What is the fear of public speaking?
The fear of public speaking is much broader than just giving speeches and presentations. It's a type of social anxiety.[...]
What to do if someone is suicidal in 3 steps
According to the latest data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the number of suicide deaths in the[...]
What to do if you feel suicidal – 5 steps
Not all people with depression and anxiety will think about suicide but some people with anxiety or depression will1. Why[...]
Your Human Rights
You're always entitled to these basic human rights. Don't let anyone tell you otherwise! The right to say “no” and[...]