Mindfulness for Social Anxiety
What you'll learn
- Reduced anxiety in social situations
- Better coping strategies
- Learn to deal with awkward silence
- Become more comfortable with your appearance
- Suitable for anyone who wishes to feel less anxious in social situations
- No prior knowledge of mindfulness or mediation is required
- You will need somewhere quiet to be able to practice the meditations
Do social gatherings and events fill you with unease? Is the prospect of awkward silences and unfamiliar faces a source of anxiety for you? Would you like to embark on a journey of self-discovery and confidence-building, allowing you to navigate the social world with ease and grace? If you're seeking relief from the clutches of social anxiety, this is the course for you.
This course is your gateway to the profound practice of mindfulness—a transformative approach that involves a deliberate and non-judgmental focus on the present moment. It's the key to dismantling the negative thoughts that often wield power over us in social situations.
Building upon the foundation laid in our free '5-Day Mindfulness for Anxiety' course, 'Mindfulness for Social Anxiety' dives deep into the intricacies of social anxiety. Drawing inspiration from the effective methods of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), this course combines therapeutic wisdom to help you conquer your social fears.
What you will learn:
Core Mindfulness Skills: Begin your journey with the development of fundamental mindfulness skills. These will provide the essential building blocks for overcoming social anxiety.
Targeted Exposure Exercises: Unlock a series of exposure exercises designed specifically to tackle social anxiety. These exercises help you build resilience and confront your anxieties head-on.
Preparing for Social Success: Access a toolkit of warm-up and cool-down meditations. These are invaluable for navigating high-pressure social events, such as work Christmas parties, gatherings with friends, or crowded social occasions.
Each meditation is thoughtfully crafted to fit into a ten-minute window, making them accessible and easy to incorporate into your daily routine. The guided audio format ensures that you have a supportive companion along your journey towards confidence and ease.
Don't let social anxiety hold you back from connecting with others and enjoying the richness of social life. Embrace the transformative power of mindfulness with 'Mindfulness for Social Anxiety' and discover the self-assured, social dynamo within you. Your path to a more confident and socially fulfilled self begins here.
Who this course is for:
- This course is designed for anyone who wants to feel more comfortable in social situations
Chris Worfolk is a psychologist and software consultant. He is the author of nine books and has taught over 50,000 students on Udemy. He specialises in software, career coaching, mental health and resilience.
Chris is the founder of the mental health charity Anxiety Leeds and co-founder of the Leeds Anxiety Clinic. He is the author of Do More, Worry Less: Small Steps To Reduce Your Anxiety. He has a degree in psychology from Leeds Beckett University.
Previously, he has spent over ten years working in the IT industry helping companies including Sky, Asda, Capita and the NHS improve the digital products. He is the author of numerous books including How to Exit VIM and the IT Contracting Master Class. He has a degree in computing from the University of Leeds.
In his spare time, he is an ironman triathlete, ultramarathon runner, competitive public speaker. He lives in Leeds with his wife and daughter.