Tag Archives: negative automatic thoughts

SA person vs Non-SA person

The following post is based on things that have happened to me over the last couple of weeks, to show the differences between the thought processes of socially anxious people and people who don’t suffer from social anxiety, by showing … Continue reading

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Is There Life Before Death?

I’ve been feeling really down again over the past few days. My negative thoughts spiral out of control when I’m at work, and can be triggered by even a simple comment which was not meant to hurt me. For example, … Continue reading

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Update: Job interview and concert

Back in November, I mentioned that I’d be going for a job interview at uni. I didn’t get the job and the interview process was awful but at least I did get some feedback from the interviewers, and some more … Continue reading

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Avoidant Personality Disorder?

For over 2 years now, I’ve suspected that my SA and depression may actually be symptoms of an even bigger problem – avoidant personality disorder (AvPD). I know that I shouldn’t self-diagnose, especially when it comes to a personality disorder, … Continue reading

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I Think My Tutors Are Trying to Kill Me

This is probably going to be the toughest semester I’ll face at university in terms of the amount of social anxiety related fears that I’ll have to face head-on. So far… The main tutor for one my current modules seems … Continue reading

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Christmas job

I suppose my Christmas job is probably the most logical place to start with updates. It was for 2 weeks, sorting mail. I was very anxious on my first day there but took a small dose of propranolol beforehand, and … Continue reading

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