What are some reccomended social anxiety books?!

Question: What are some reccomended social anxiety books!?
I want to try to get over it!. Your help is appreciated! Thank you!Www@Answer-Health@Com

Any book by David D!. Burns, M!.D!. like The Feeling Good Handbook!.
He teaches you to use behavioral therapy on yourself, when to get help and what kind of therapist to look for!.Www@Answer-Health@Com

This book is not specifically geared towards social anxiety, but I think that many people with social anxiety may have this problem!. It is called "The Disease to Please" and it is about people that have an approval addiction, meaning they are fearful of being disliked etc!.

I experience social anxiety in terms of having sweaty palms, shaky voice, perspiration in front of others!. However, I realized that my social anxiety also causes me to be a "people pleaser!." I always want to be approved!. I have a hard time sending food back to a server if it is bad!. I have a hard time telling a salesperson I am not interested for fear of disapproval!.

I may be wrong but I think that many with social anxiety could benefit from that book!. You could also search for books on "assertiveness" or maybe go to amazon!.com and type in "social anxiety" or "social phobia"


Negative emotions (like sadness, stress, anger, etc!.) causes your Serotonin production to be low; when your Serotonin level is low, you are more prone to getting Anxiety, Panic Attacks, Depression, etc!.

Medication like Antidepressants (SSRI - Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor) helps to boost Serotonin level!.

But there are natural ways to do it without medication!. There's this strange herb called "St John's Wort" - it is said to be more effective than Prozac!. No, it is not for mild depression only and ignore those sayings!. In fact, it does help anxiety and panic-attacks as St John's Wort works like prozac!. Other natural ways will be exercise, diet, more exposure to light, etc!.
The problem is that, even if your Serotonin is balanced!.!.!. you have that "learned behavior" in your mind!. You need to break that initial cycle to destroy that learned behavior - Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) does this!. A technique that you can use without CBT will be Distraction!.!.!. There are several other techniques to help cope them!
Ok, to use Distraction: Firstly, try to!.!.!.!.

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