https://www.healthcentral.com/category/anxiety/tag/social-life

The Latest

red ornament on christmas tree

Christmas-Related Phobias

Fears of kissing under the mistletoe, turkeys, relatives or sparking lights exist! Here are some unknown, but very real, Christmas phobias.

Stretching after waking.

6 Habits for Dramatically Reducing Depression

They may seem simple, but exercise, adequate sleep, and sunlight can really make an impact on your depression.

Support group sharing problems with each other.

Should You Join a Support Group?

If you’re living with anxiety, joining a support group can sound extremely daunting. But the benefits outweigh the disadvantages, and they can really make an impact on your recovery.

Woman hiding from holiday parties.

Party Anxiety: Should I Stay or Should I Go?

The benefits of exposing yourself gradually to social situations you might ordinarily avoid.

Social media notifications.

Potential Negative Effects of Social Media

There can be a dark side to the anonymity and accessibility that the internet provides.

Microphone in front of podium with a crowd in the background.

Tips for Overcoming Fear of Public Speaking

Countless people experience “stage fright” at some point in their life. Here’s how to fight it.

Woman feeling anxious.

The Unspoken Dangers of Anxiety Messages

Messages such as “suck it up!” from family or other loved ones can help in building emotional blocks later in life.

Promo Image

The Unwritten Rules of College with IBD

Navigating a new campus with new friends can be both daunting and exciting. Add IBD in the mix and there are some extra rules to keep in mind.

Teenaged friends sharing a laugh after school.

The Health Benefits of Teen Friendships

Teens with close friends tend to have less social anxiety than popular peers during early adulthood.

Young woman afraid of being alone image.

Tips for Fear of Being Alone

The fear of being alone brings acute feelings of worry and panic at the thought of having to cope, either without a specific person or without any person being in close proximity to you. It is known by several names: monophobia, autophobia, isolophob...