Social Anxiety Resources

All of the social anxiety resources and tools on this page have been a part of my journey and come with my full recommendation and support.  I suggest bookmarking this page for easy access when you need it most.  If you have a resource recommendation please contact me.

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Support Communities & Forums

/r/SocialAnxiety – RedditA great Reddit thread with a specific focus on social anxiety.  Looking for advice from someone who may have been in a similar social situation that you are? Go here.

/r/Anxiety – Reddit– A Reddit thread all about anxiety with links to great content, self-help opportunities, book suggestions, and conversations with like-minded people.

/r/DecidingToBeBetter – Reddit – This is one of my favorite Reddit threads, and where I hang out along to learn and share.  The community here is all about self-betterment.  If the other Reddit thread’s are too specific, this may be a better fit for you.

Anxiety Disorders, Panic Attacks Healthy Place Forum– This forum is hosted on HealthyPlace.com, one of the largest mental health websites where you can get trusted information about psychological disorders, tests, and services.  They have a wonderful forum full of great information and people who are more than willing to help you.

Social Anxiety Disorder and Social Phobia Support – This website is dedicated to helping you learn more about social anxiety with reviews about treatment options as well as a robust forum full of great conversations that will help you work toward discarding your social anxiety.

Decrease Anxiety and Stress by Practicing Gratitude

The Five Minute Journal – This is one tool that I’ve been using for nearly a year now that has truly been helpful on my anxiety journey.  Instead of waking up and starting my day off with my anxious thoughts, I start and end each day with gratitude on my mind.

An Easy Way to Start Meditating

Headspace – Have you ever wanted to try meditation but felt overwhelmed by all the rules?  If so, I recommend Headspace.  This website and mobile app will help you to practice mindfulness meditation with just 10 minutes a day.  Get started completely free with the Take 10 Challenge.  10 days of guided meditation.

Book Recommendations

The following is a running list of books that I’ve personally read to help me develop my strategy and stance on overcoming anxiety and fear.

Tools of Titans
by Timothy Ferriss
Print | E-book

As a Man Thinketh
by James Allen
Print | E-book | Audiobook

Love Yourself Like Your Life Depends on It
by Kamal Ravikant
Print | E-book | Audiobook

Ego is the Enemy
by Ryan Holiday
Print | E-book | Audiobook

Meditations
by Marcus Aurelius
Print | E-book | Audiobook

Big Magic
by Elizabeth Gilbert
Print | E-book | Audiobook

Better than Before
by Gretchen Rubin
Print | E-book | Audiobook

How to Stop Worrying and Start Living
by Dale Carnegie
Print | E-book | Audiobook

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up
by Marie Kondo
Print | E-book | Audiobook

The Obstacle is the Way
by Ryan Holiday
Print | E-book | Audiobook

Daring Greatly
by Brené Brown
Print | E-book | Audiobook

The War of Art
by Steven Pressfield
Print | E-book | Audiobook

Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion
by Robert Cialdini
Print | E-book | Audiobook

Other Blog Recommendations

There are a lot of blogs and websites on the internet but these are a few that I personally recommend.

Wired for Happy

The Worry Games

It’s Okay, Right? Right!

We’re All Mad Here

Lisa Jakub

Salvaging Hope

Confident Habits