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Are you socially anxious? Here are a few ways to combat anxiety in a gathering

Published on Apr 25, 2024 06:00 AM IST
  • From practising mindfulness to exposing ourselves to anxiety-provoking situations, here are a few ways to combat social anxiety.
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How to support someone with social anxiety: Expert offers tips (istockphoto) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 25, 2024 06:00 AM IST

How to support someone with social anxiety: Expert offers tips (istockphoto)

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The way we think and perceive a situation also contributes to the anxious thoughts we have. We need to understand that our thoughts are not facts. (Shutterstock) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 25, 2024 06:00 AM IST

The way we think and perceive a situation also contributes to the anxious thoughts we have. We need to understand that our thoughts are not facts. (Shutterstock)

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We can try to reframe our thoughts to change the narrative. This will help us to see the situation as it is, and not something too scary. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 25, 2024 06:00 AM IST

We can try to reframe our thoughts to change the narrative. This will help us to see the situation as it is, and not something too scary. (Unsplash)

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Mindfulness can help us to feel calm and make the nervous system feel safe. This can significantly bring down symptoms of social anxiety. (Photo by Priscilla Du Preez 🇨🇦 on Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 25, 2024 06:00 AM IST

Mindfulness can help us to feel calm and make the nervous system feel safe. This can significantly bring down symptoms of social anxiety. (Photo by Priscilla Du Preez 🇨🇦 on Unsplash)

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Taking a deep breath, practising meditation, and observing our thought pattern and judgments can help us to become more aware of ourselves. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Taking a deep breath, practising meditation, and observing our thought pattern and judgments can help us to become more aware of ourselves. (Unsplash)

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Instead of going head-on into triggering situation, we can mildly expose ourselves to anxiety-provoking situations and then address them effectively. (Photo by Bastian Riccardi on Pexels) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 25, 2024 06:00 AM IST

Instead of going head-on into triggering situation, we can mildly expose ourselves to anxiety-provoking situations and then address them effectively. (Photo by Bastian Riccardi on Pexels)

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