Posts Tagged: self talk

Taking Control of Social Anxiety

March 18, 2019

Social anxiety can feel like you’re permanently in your worst phase of junior high: tongue-tied, anxious, and full of dread. This seems totally counterintuitive to what social experiences are “meant” to be, namely positive, enjoyable, fun times. If the idea of a simple Starbucks date with a pal or colleague has you wanting to dive […]

Say What?!

April 08, 2013

By Lauren Berger, MSW, RSW “I can’t believe how stupid you are.”  “Wow, your butt looks humongous in that!”  “Your life is such a joke.”  “It’s obvious everyone thinks you’re a loser.” Pretty harsh, huh?  Most people would identify comments such as these as bullying.  The problem is these words may never be uttered to […]