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Work Experience

There’s a small amount of dark subjects talked about in this post, including obsessive suicidal thoughts, so please don’t read if you think it might affect you. 1,432 more words

Mental Health

Antidepressants on Writing and Creativity

From what I’ve learned, social anxiety comes from overthinking, particularly false negative thoughts. Thoughts about yourself and thoughts about what others are thinking about you. And from what I’ve learned from taking antidepressants, they stop your social anxiety thoughts by essentially stopping you from thinking all together. 444 more words

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People make things happen

Anxiety was always good at making me hide away, and I limited my social interaction as much as possible.

In business, I was never good at networking – it was all the social anxiety I suffered over the years. 98 more words

Overcoming Anxiety

social anxiety by melinda anderson

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i sit behind stone walls and
chisel at cracks of mortar,
i peer out holes that i
created, staring at those
who freely roam, i am… 42 more words

Melinda Anderson

Fantasy Baseball, Zack Greinke, and Social Anxiety

My first introduction to fantasy sports was in 2009 when I joined a fantasy baseball league. I finished in second place that year and have loved fantasy sports ever since. 1,357 more words

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Quote from Martin H. Fischer

If you are physically sick, you can elicit the interest of a battery of physicians; but if you are mentally sick, you are lucky if the janitor comes around. ~Martin H. Fischer

Social Anxiety

Finding a Therapist with Social Anxiety

When I told my doctor that the antidepressant medication he prescribed me wasn’t really helping my social anxiety, he suggested I go see a psychologist for cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) in conjunction with the medication. 556 more words

Social Anxiety