Hypnosis for social anxiety has proved effective at helping individuals make the most of their lives. How many more opportunities could you grasp if you allowed yourself to engage with strangers?
What Does Social Anxiety Feels Like?
We have all felt uncomfortable in a social situation: when we had to perform for a play or a school event, or when we had to speak to a roomful of individuals. The stress feeling is actually deemed to be positive because it helps us harness energy and attention to perform at our best. But if the stress of these situations is too much to handle, you are very likely to be experiencing social anxiety.
Social anxiety is a much widespread phenomenon. Here are the few signs that point to it. You might face difficulties when dealing with these situations:
- making eye contact
- meeting strangers
- using public restrooms
- starting conversations
Physical symptoms include:
- muscle tightness or twitching
- dizziness or lightheadedness
- difficulties breathing
- blushing, excessive sweating and trembling
- rapid heartbeat
- stomach trouble (diarrhea)
Fears dominate the mind of the socially anxious:
- being judged or rejected
- not being good enough
- being embarrassed of humiliated.
These symptoms can manifest early in life or after stressful a separation in the case of post-divorce anxiety. The socially anxious is at a higher risk of building low self-esteem, oversensitivity to criticism and might suffer depression. By avoiding situation that require contact with strangers, the socially anxious might fail to develop valuable social skills.
How Can Hypnosis Help You?
Hypnosis for stress and anxiety relief can help you reframe perspectives and find closure. If you happen to assimilate negative ideas beliefs about yourself because of teasing, abuse, or bullying in the past, you can change the frames that were imposed of you. The burden of social anxiety prevents you from truly engaging with others. Hypnosis can help you focus on the message you are aiming to convey instead of reading other people’s bodies for cues of acceptance.