Social Anxiety Forum - View Single Post - Share your experience with treatment for social anxiety
View Single Post
post #37 of (permalink) Old 08-07-2013, 07:22 AM
SAS Member
buddyfed's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Minnesota
Age: 44
Posts: 19
My Mood: Pensive
Originally Posted by Monday View Post
I think Mindfulness is such a good tool for people with SA. I recommend Zen and the art of happiness. Or even Zen for dummies. Since Mindfulness, and Mediation, teach about the monkey mind..that part of us that's always yapping, and in our case telling us what we are doing wrong, judging ourselves..Mindfulness and meditation, teaches how to turn off the inner voices. To just be in the moment. To accept what is. You might not like it but you can at lest accept it and that brings it's own peace. Acceptance has been the key for me. The more I accept myself warts and all, the more I feel , confident.
Being that I have OCD it has been hard to trying to learn to Mediate but at the same time, it has helped me to at start to learn how to turn off the obsessive thinking.

buddyfed is offline  
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome