Self-Development

Guide to Social Anxiety Disorder Part II – How to Help Yourself

Guide to Social Anxiety Disorder

This is Part II of a Two Part Series. In Part I (click here), we discussed what exactly social anxiety disorder is, including such things as symptoms, causes, and treatments.  My Experience I believe that anybody can  overcome their social anxiety. It may not be easy or quick, but I do believe it can be accomplished. There will always be extreme cases ... Read More »

Guide to Social Anxiety Disorder Part I – What is it?

Guide to Social Anxiety Disorder

This is Part I of a two-part series. See Part II here.  I suffered from moderate social anxiety disorder throughout my teenage years and my early 20’s. I don’t think I fully realized the ways in which it held me back at the time, but I certainly do now. The symptoms were obvious. I feared approaching people and speaking up in class. ... Read More »

15 Incorrect Predictions of the Future: How They Apply to You

Incorrect Predictions of the Future

You think too small. Impossible Waste of time Worthless Needless Excess Throughout history, the above words have described some of the most influential innovations known to man. Doubt exists among the masses, a crutch that most carry around subconsciously. Doubts of others. Doubts of self. Doubts of change. We fear the unknown, and get naturally get defensive and dismissive when our belief system ... Read More »

The Benefits of Reading Daily

The Benefits of Reading Daily (Shameless Pride)

I wasn’t passionate about reading until after I graduated college. I read because my teachers told me I needed to read a book. Once I began taking A 2+ hour round trip commuter rail rides to work, I began to plow through books regularly. My interests vary. I am a lover of history, especially military and war books. I read ... Read More »

Top 10 Motivational Videos That You Need

Top 10 Motivational Videos That You Need

It’s Wednesday and you just got home from work. You are utterly exhausted, but you NEED to go to the gym. Whats your move? I’ve been there and the struggle can be immense. For those days I am struggling the most, I fire up my favorite YouTube motivational videos. 90% of information transmitted to the brain is visual and visuals ... Read More »