Category: Personal Growth

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No-Bullshit Treatment For Social Anxiety Disorder 2019

Wait, isn’t social anxiety disorder or social phobia the same thing as shyness? Many people require treatment for social anxiety. It becomes a disorder when it interferes with your life and makes you unable to do certain things. Social anxiety itself is normal. It’s normal to feel anxious before giving a presentation or asking someone…
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work related burnout survival guide 2019

Work Related Burnout Survival Guide 2019

For the vast majority of people, work fucking sucks. You go to a place alongside people you can barely stand, to do tasks you have no personal investment in, all so some assholes can make as much money as possible while paying you as little as they can get away with. It’s a testament to…
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How to Build Confidence as a Socially Anxious Entertainer

5 Ways to Build Confidence as a Socially Anxious Entertainer

You’ve embarked on an unlikely road. You’ve weighed the factors that are important to you and determined that social anxiety won’t be stopping you this time. First of all, congrats and welcome! Let’s look at how to build confidence on this journey. So, what’s the problem?  If you’re anything like me the idea of talking…
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Do Positive Affirmations Work? Thoughts.

See what I did there? Positive affirmations work – wait, don’t run away just yet! A lot of people make light of positive psychology as a school of thought, some even regarding it as woo. It clearly isn’t a black and white issue, and I’m no psychologist, but let’s not throw out the baby with…
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An Urgent Message for Webcam Models

Transcription I’m Rachael. I am the owner of camorbits.com. I suffer from severe social anxiety, and depression, and generalized anxiety. I’m terrified right now. Six years ago, my husband at the time introduced me to the idea of webcam modelling. He had the idea to try it himself since he couldn’t work locally. I did…
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The Happy Planner That Ruined Me For All Other Planners

Let’s be honest. I’m not the most organized person in the world, but I always have this intention to become more organized. The thought of organization in my life brings me joy. So I always have to at least look at a fresh new planner. I can control myself… most of the time. But this time, I discovered…
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How to Respect Yourself and Live Your Values

Years ago, I was a very active member of a religious community. I made it all the way to Bible College by learning, believing, and internalizing all the values and ideas associated with the faith I was taught. I learned these values from my parents, my siblings, my limited network of church-going friends. Never once did I…
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Sex Work and Mental Health: What’s the Connection?

I was broadcasting live one day when a guest asked me if I suffer from any kind of mental illness. Bit of an odd start to a conversation at the time, as this was back before I decided to be open about my mental health, but I rolled with it. I told him that in…
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Sex Work, Vulnerability, Shame, and Being Awesome

Sex Work, Vulnerability, Shame, and Being Awesome

When we close ourselves off to others, we make ourselves smaller than we are. Vulnerability is cool. Imagine for a moment how it might feel to put down your walls and let people see you. When other people do this around us, they’re cool. Maybe we wish we had even a little of their courage.