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Sometimes when I find myself worrying about what others think of me in conversations I simply say to myself " what the hell are you worrying about". I look at the blue sky, the sun, the birds that are singing or think of people that are really in trouble (in war, people with cancer etc) and I realise that my problem is a tiny one. I then try to feel the wellness flowing through my body, how the uncomfortness just slipps off and I "come back to reality" . I often end up with a smile and something nice to say.

If you practice you can do this in other situations like if you worry for a written test or something else. It's about taking controll over your thoughts.
 

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mrlebowski said:
Sometimes when I find myself worrying about what others think of me in conversations I simply say to myself " what the hell are you worrying about". I look at the blue sky, the sun, the birds that are singing or think of people that are really in trouble (in war, people with cancer etc) and I realise that my problem is a tiny one. I then try to feel the wellness flowing through my body, how the uncomfortness just slipps off and I "come back to reality" . I often end up with a smile and something nice to say.

If you practice you can do this in other situations like if you worry for a written test or something else. It's about taking controll over your thoughts.
yeah thats a good tip, viewing things in proportions and realistically
 

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Thanks! i'll def give it a shot! I think your idea will help especially because it gets your mind OFF of you and onto somthing else effectivly.
 

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haha i have to make sure i dont let my mind wander at all when someones talking to me because i will forget there was a conversation to come back to!

a friend told me once that i seem like a really good listener and i look interested in what people are saying, and i said something like "yeah i cant help it, i have to really focus or else i 'll think im listening, but when theyre done talking ill realize i was really somewhere else the whole time and look like an ***" :stu
 
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