Social Anxiety is the third largest mental health care problem in the world today. Social anxiety, or social phobia, is more than just shyness or occasional nerves. The most common form of social anxiety is fear of public speaking or performing in front of an audience. Social anxiety symptoms manifest as an intense fear of certain social situations, most specifically scenarios where you feel you’ll be watched or evaluated by others or when giving a speech. For other people with phobias or social anxiety, are connected with specific social situations, such as speaking to strangers, eating at restaurants, or going to parties. While it may seem like there’s nothing you can do about the symptoms of social anxiety disorder or social phobia, in reality, there are many things that can help. It starts with social anxiety test, then understanding the problem. Although it may feel like you’re the only one with this problem, it is actually quite common.
Triggers of social anxiety:
Meeting new people
Being teased or criticised
Being called on in class
Going on a date
Eating or drinking in public
Speaking up in a meeting
Attending parties or other social gatherings
Social Anxiety Symptoms:
Just because you sometimes get nervous in social situations doesn’t mean you have social anxiety disorder or social phobia.
Most people are shy or self-conscious from time to time, yet it doesn’t get in the way of their everyday affairs.
If you have social anxiety disorder, you might begin to worry for days or weeks ahead of time, call in sick , or start shaking so badly during the speech that you can hardly speak.
Some of the symptoms are:
Excessive self-consciousness and anxiety in everyday social situations
Fear that you’ll act in ways that that will embarrass or humiliate yourself
Shortness of breath
Racing heart or tightness in chest
Avoiding social situations to a degree that limits your activities or disrupts your life
Drinking before social situations in order to soothe your nerves
Yes, it does. Alcoholism is first, depression is second, and social anxiety is third. Social anxiety causes chronic anxiety and fear over social situations.
Many people usually don't seek treatment for anxiety disorders. The reason for this might be thinking that the symptoms are not severe enough or that you might try to work things out on your own.
Because the real reason for social anxiety is in the subconscious mind, it is not possible to remedy this without professional help.
If you are experiencing any of the above symptoms, do not suffer any longer and call me on 1800 781 406 to book a free consultation, so that I can explain how hypnosis can quickly and effectively remedy your problem. Also, you will be able to get answers to all your questions and make an informed decision about me being the most appropriate therapist for you.