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Social Media and Our Perception of Reality

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While social media can help build relationships, encourage connection, offer support, motivate young people, and spark one’s creative side, it can have negative implications if misused. Social Media Self-Perception vs. Reality There is no question that social media can negatively impact a person’s self-perception and mental health. Typically, this is caused by comparing ourselves to […]

The ABCs of Dealing with Social Anxiety

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Have you ever felt an intense fear of: Being judged? Making a mistake or embarrassing yourself? People looking at you or scrutinizing you? Specific situations, like ordering at a restaurant or talking in front of a crowd? Then you’ve experienced some degree of social anxiety. What is social anxiety? There are 3 important things to […]