We have all experienced this negative state of mind. While embarrassment might be an inevitable aspect of life, there are various ways through which one can control this type of emotion. Simply put, embarrassment is the state of mind that comes about when one fails at a particular task, venture, opportunity or event. The embarrassment … Continue reading How to Overcome Embarrassment?
What Is Cognitive Behavioural Therapy?
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy is a talking treatment that focuses on how thoughts, beliefs and attitudes can affect your feelings and behaviour. It suggests that thoughts create feelings which then creates a behaviour. This behaviour then reinforces the thoughts we have about ourselves. For example, Sally has social anxiety but has to attend a party on … Continue reading What Is Cognitive Behavioural Therapy?
What Is Social Anxiety Disorder?
Social anxiety disorder is defined as a persistent and overwhelming fear of social situations where embarrassment may occur. This fear creates a significant impairment in social, occupational or other areas of functioning. This fear will typically last for 6 or more months. Some common symptoms are blushing, fast heartbeat, trembling, sweating, upset stomach, difficulty breathing, … Continue reading What Is Social Anxiety Disorder?