Social phobia disorder is a very serious mental illness that effects very many people through the world. Before starting any kind of social phobia therapy one should examine this article thoroughly. Social phobias in humans are anything from important situations to meeting new people. People have social phobias because they are afraid of being put in an awkward situation and possibly not knowing what to say and jumbling their words. This is much more than just being quiet or shy around people, it is to the point were people do not even go out because they do not want to be talked to or embarrassed when talking.
Some common symptoms of social phobia disorder are rapid heart beat, sweaty palms, numbness in hands or feet, inability to talk, dizzy, sweating, and twitching.
So now that we have gotten to know exactly what social phobias are, let us now take a look at some techniques that will rid this phobia away for good.
Technique # 1 – Exercise- Exercising is a very positive natural technique that anyone can use to cure their social disorders. Exercising stimulates your brain and releases positive feel good endorphins. This technique also oxygenates your cells and especially your brain for overall clear thinking.
Technique # 2 – Journaling- Write down exactly what is bothering you each day. For example I could not go to the store because too many people were there, I did not play with my classmates in the quad because to many people were around. Get the picture? This technique is especially important because it lets you know exactly how bad your social phobia disorder is, and what steps you must do to get rid of it.
Technique # 3 – Facing Your Fears- Eventually the only way to cure your phobia is to face your problems. This can be done on day 3 of your 5 day process. This will enable you to challenge yourself and find inner strength within your body and set up an easy transition to days 4 and 5.
Technique # 4 – Record Your Success Or Failures Of The Previous Day- This will enable you to exactly pin-point what you did right and what you still have to work on.
Technique # 5 – Final Field Test- To eliminate your disorder you must go into a very intense social setting with a friend or close family member. You must interact with 3 different people. This is your natural social phobia therapy. Have your friend or family member closely watch you and when you finally interact with 3 different people for at least 5-10 minutes your brain will automatically tell you “Hey this is not so bad” and your phobia will disappear for good.