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Research Suggests a Surprising Way to Reduce Social Anxiety

psychologytoday.com
 2022-01-21

Cover picture for the articleSocial anxiety is a common reaction to the current pandemic environment, as interpersonal skills become rusty and people fear crowded spaces. One meta-analysis of 13 studies of over 16,000 participants reveals that physical activity can reduce social anxiety. Other solutions such as planning and pacing can also dramatically reduce...

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aggie
01-22

I’ve had social anxiety for many yrs. Nothing to do with masks, COVID or claustrophobia. Mine effects me at my job. I take a small dose of anti anxiety medication daily.

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Vinny BagoDonuts
01-23

Do you want to reduce social anxiety? Stay away from people.🤷 If you are comfortable with your own company, then enjoy yourself! I have found that the more friends that you have, the more drama that comes along with it.

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