Does making new friends feel overwhelming? Do you ever feel alone despite being surrounded by others? Have you ever wished that you could have a deeper connection with someone instantly? Maybe you feel overstimulated in a busy environment. Or maybe the reason you feel completely alone and drained is because of small talk. If you crave that deeper connection with others, … [Read more...] about Making Friends as a Highly Sensitive Person
Shyness is a common complaint, especially among school-age children. But adults can also be shy and find their shyness to be a frustrating barrier to living life to the fullest. You might believe that you were born shy, and there is some science to suggest that shyness is partially hereditary. However, you can learn to be less shy and to enjoy your life more. You weren’t … [Read more...] about A Gentle Method for Overcoming Shyness
You can be a poor, fair, good, or great friend. Take stock of your own stable of friends. Some are just better than others at being your friend. You have friends that you trust more than others. Some friends are more enjoyable to be around. Being a great friend is a skill that you can cultivate. There’s no risk incurred by making an effort to enhance this part of your … [Read more...] about 10 Ways to be a Better Friend
We’re all pretty certain when we’ve met someone who isn't “the one”. But, what if you think that maybe you’ve met the One you’ve been looking for all these years? There’s no way to be 100% certain, but there are several clues you can look for. We’ve all thought that we’ve met the partner of our dreams, only to realize later that we were 100% wrong. This article can help you … [Read more...] about How Do You Know That You’ve Met “The One”?
TV commercials encourage you to have a drink to relax. However, the relationship between alcohol and anxiety can be more complicated than that. Many adults can safely drink in moderation. For others, alcohol may cause anxiety or aggravate pre-existing conditions. There are several reasons why alcohol tends to disturb your peace of mind. Embarrassing yourself at an office … [Read more...] about What You Need to Know about Alcohol and Anxiety