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Matt A.

San Francisco, California
I'm a freelance writer who wanted more people to know about cognitive behavioral therapy, and how it could help them overcome their anxious fears.
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Does Facebook Make Social Anxiety Worse? Or Can it Help Reduce it? by Matt A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Anxiety For some people socializing, business meetings and dating is no big deal. They get through it in a breeze. Some even love and enjoy the challenge of the unknown, thei ... Read on »
How Social Anxiety Can Affect You at Work and 4 Ways to Overcome it by Matt A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Anxiety When you have social anxiety disorder work can be stressful and it can affect your productivity. While this is all too familiar to sufferers, this was also the insigh ... Read on »
Stuttering: A speech syndrome or is it a byproduct of Social Anxiety? by Matt A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Anxiety It’s 4 in the morning I woke up really early and there’s one thing that popped in my mind. Stuttering, I wonder why I stutter so much whenever I’m speaking or even re ... Read on »
Social Anxiety Associated with Parkinsons disease by Matt A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Anxiety Social Phobia is recurrent in people diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. This is according to a conducted at Erenkoy Research and Training Hospital for Neurologic an ... Read on »
New Study Highlights Benefits of Exercise for Helping Treat Social Anxiety by Matt A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Anxiety Yet again, have proven the how relaxation activities, such as yoga and work out exercises, help in the treatment of social anxiety . The research was published in th ... Read on »
Can Botox Treat Social Anxiety and Depression? Or is it Just a Temporary Fix? by Matt A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Anxiety Botox is used to medically treat muscular conditions and cosmetically remove wrinkles by paralyzing the muscles. But the question is, how can it cure depression? Dr. ... Read on »
New Computer Program Treats Reliance on Alcohol for Reducing Social Anxiety by Matt A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Anxiety   A group of researchers at the University Of Cincinnati (UC) are now developing a computer program that can help people to develop some healthy mental habits to ... Read on »
Stanford Study finds the ‘Fear Center’ in Children that May Contribute to Social... by Matt A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Anxiety Living in fear and excessive self consciousness is no way to live. Especially if you are just a kid. It’s hard to go through life and achieve your dreams if you were ... Read on »
Why Natural Remedies Alone Aren’t the Magic Bullet to Depression and Social Anxiety by Matt A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Anxiety Herbal over the counter pills, which dont require a prescription, are very popular for treating depression or anxiety. Over time the increase of complementary medic ... Read on »
Coping with Criticism if You Suffer from Socially Anxiety Disorder by Matt A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Anxiety Social anxiety disorder is rooted in the chronic fear of being negatively judged or insulted. If you’re suffering from the low self esteem that partners social phobia ... Read on »
15 Million Americans Estimated to Suffer from Social Anxiety by Matt A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Anxiety It looks as though my overcoming social anxiety disorder website is nearly up and running at just the right time based on the recent news headlines. In the result ... Read on »
The Advantages of Being Shy if You Suffer from Social Anxiety Disorder by Matt A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Anxiety [Image courtesy of ] If you suffer from shyness then you might daydream about swaggering into a party and captivating an audience with your witty anecdotes and sm ... Read on »
Why Negotiation is Like a Dance by Matt A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Anxiety [Picture courtesy of ] Following on from previous articles, in which I discussed assertiveness and how to say ‘no’ , I’m now going to discuss why you should add n ... Read on »
Think you’re lazy? Here’s how to be more active to combat social anxiety disorder by Matt A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Anxiety [Photo courtesy of ] One of the (many) problems with social anxiety disorder is that it can affect your motivation to get out there and do things. The fear of neg ... Read on »
What Causes Social Anxiety Disorder, Panic and Fear of Strangers? by Matt A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Anxiety If you suffer from social anxiety then the fear of what people think can sometimes be overwhelming. Simple activities like walking into a crowded room or sitting near ... Read on »
How To Be Assertive When You Suffer from Social Anxiety Disorder by Matt A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Anxiety [photo courtesy of ] Being asked to do favours and to help people out is just a part of everyday life. Whilst being able to decline requests if they’re too inco ... Read on »
‘Social Viagra’ anti-social anxiety disorder drug announced by Matt A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Anxiety In the was announced that uses oxytocin hormones released by mothers when they bond with their newborn babies. The results of trials appear to be encouraging, with 120 pa ... Read on »
Social Anxiety Symptoms – Do I have social phobia or am I just shy? by Matt A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Anxiety Do you feel tense or awkward in social situations? Do you worry about what strangers think of you when walking down the street? Are these thoughts and feelings causin ... Read on »
How Can I Do a Test for Social Anxiety Disorder? by Matt A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Anxiety Over the last few decades recognition of social anxiety disorder has grown rapidly. No longer is it seen as just a case of someone being over sensitive, too shy or in ... Read on »
Is Agoraphobia the Same as Social Anxiety Disorder? by Matt A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Anxiety I remember when my social anxiety was at its peak going outside could seem daunting. The solitude and security of home was far more preferable to running the gauntl ... Read on »